Job title: Finance Director
Reporting to: COO
Location: Fountain Crescent, Inchinnan Business Park
About the role:
We are currently recruiting a Finance Director who will be responsible for leading and managing the Company finance team (30) and supporting the COO and CEO on a daily basis as well as on ad hoc projects including M&A activity and strategic projects. You will be responsible for leading and managing a global finance team in a fast changing environment to support the business needs.
As a key member of the Operating Board you will be responsible for reviewing and providing high level monitoring of the financial controls across the business and promoting and leading continuous improvement projects. You will be responsible for the Company reporting requirements including all reports to the Board (management accounts, forecasts, budgets) and to external parties e.g. banks, auditors. You will also be responsible for managing the financial governance of overseas subsidiaries and for all group transfer pricing and overseas tax compliance.
Your role will include reviewing Company performance both from a financial and commercial perspective and making insightful commentary. You will liaise with the business heads to ensure they are ‘on point’ with current targets and are reviewing progress and routemaps.
You will have ultimate responsibility for ensuring that meaningful financial information is available accurately and timeously and through analysis ensure that adequate interpretation is clearly set out in reports for the Company Board. You will also ensure statutory compliance, commercial, tax and treasury matters are facilitated in a pro-active manner.
Is this role for you?
This role will suit a highly experienced senior finance professional who is driven by growth and the challenge this role presents. Someone who is a self- starter, commands respect and has the presence to operate effectively across the Company. You will have the key attributes to be able to influence at all levels both internally and externally, as the key contact for the banks, insurance providers and auditors. You will be an experienced manager and will have strong leadership skills and track record in developing high performing teams. The role will consistently present challenges. The successful candidate will have a “can-do” approach and be able to develop managed solutions to the expectations of a high growth business. It is essential this person is commercially orientated and is driven to deliver successful, pragmatic solutions for the Company.
There will be a high degree of autonomy within this role and it will suit an individual who can marry a high level of intelligence with grounded common sense.
Typically the successful candidate will have held a Finance Director position for at least 4 years and will possess demonstrable experience of creating a proactive working relationship with divisions or subsidiary companies. They will ideally be comfortable working in a demanding environment and can develop, implement and manage effective changes, at pace, within an organisation. They will challenge the norm and provide reasoned business cases for change.
Leading & developing the team
External Relationships – Bank & Audit
Company Secretarial – Insurance, legal, patents, trademarks, licensing
Experience and Qualifications:
There is a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to develop within a rapidly expanding technology manufacturing business, in a very energised and challenging environment. If you can see yourself in our global business, please click the apply button.