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Senior Finance Manager

Hays Senior Finance
England, Wiltshire, Marlborough
GBP65000.0 - GBP75000.0 per annum + £65,000 - £75,000 + Car Allowance
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000, £70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

Job Details

Your new company
Hays Senior Finance has been engaged by an interesting specialist manufacturing company between Swindon and Newbury to appoint a newly created #1 in Finance role for the £20m turnover business.

The business has recently undergone changes in its ownership and governance and so this is an excellent time to join the established business set for expansion and growth, in a hands-on, autonomous position.

Your new role
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Controller or Finance Manager to lead and develop the local accounting team as well as partner with the Senior Leadership Team to drive commercially focused decisions.

As the Finance Manager, you will;

  • Lead and develop the local accounting team in a motivational and supervisory capacity,
  • Business partner with operational leadership and to aid commercial decision-making,
  • Lead budget and forecasting processes and implement improvements where necessary,
  • Take ownership of monthly management reporting and year-end reporting,
  • Ensure a robust control environment within finance and the wider business.

What you'll need to succeed
Our client is looking exclusively for an experienced, fully qualified (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) finance leader with a background in either manufacturing, FMCG, or pharmaceutical industries.

Our client requires a good amount of manufacturing-specific knowledge, including costings, machine purchase, CAPEX, etc. As this role will operate as part of the management team and drive improvement.

The ability to business partner with senior non-finance stakeholders, and manage a small experienced finance team is critical for this role, as well as strong technical accounting skills and the enthusiasm to take on a hands-on role at times.

What you'll get in return
This is a senior level position that is reflected in the total package:

  • Competitive base salary of £65,000 - 75,000
  • Car allowance
  • Competitive pension - matched up to 7%
  • Private healthcare
  • Free parking
  • Life assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discretionary bonus

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

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So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

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