Head of Finance/Finance Manager

  • Location

    Doncaster, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + various benefits

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    ASAP/Subject to notice period

  • Client:

    Hays Senior Finance

Head of Finance/Finance Manager role with a leading specialist Doncaster based Manufacturer

Your new company
I'm delighted to be working exclusively with a leading specialist manufacturer based in Doncaster with European operations in the appointment of a Head of Finance for the site.

The business are a specialist manufacturer with turnover of c.£10-13m.

Your new role


  • Responsible leadership of the finance & accounting team
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting according to German-GAAP and UK-GAAP in collaboration with executive management and the shareholder company
  • Responsibility of Tax accounting and main point of contact for tax authorities and auditors
  • Responsible for cash-flow and working capital management
  • Overseeing the planning of sales and production capacities
  • Analysing and managing costs and overall results
  • Active alignment and constant optimisation of financial processes in cooperation with shareholder company and group finance
  • Preparation and presentation of the yearly budget and midterm plan
  • Responsible for Internal controls
  • Drive ERP / internal controls improvement

What you'll need to succeed

  • CIMA or ACCA qualification essential
  • Previous positions as Manager / Head of Finance or Controlling in international companies, preferably in the manufacturing industry with a proven record of delivering meaningful change and successful and reliable reporting
  • Expertise in an international collaboration with strong leadership skills and profound communication and network orientation
  • Profound knowledge of Financial Reporting according to UK-GAAP and ideally German-GAAP, Controlling, Performance Improvement, etc.
  • Preferably experience with Microsoft Navision
  • Ideally experience in optimisation projects for ERP systems
  • Profound experience with MS Excel
  • Distinctive analytical and process skills
  • Solution-focused, hands-on-mentality and team spirit

What you'll get in return
Salary: up to £60,000 + benefits.

What you need to do now
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