Temporary Head of Finance

Job Title: Temporary Head of Finance
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: 14035292/001_1564410850
Contact Name: Ross Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 29, 2019 15:34

Job Description

This is the number 1 on site reporting to the MD and the Group FD

Client Details

My client is a market leading manufacturing business based within commuting distance of LLandrindod Wells, Hereford, Kidderminster and Shrewsbury.


This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified Accountant to join an amazing manufacturing business within commuting distance of LLandrindod Wells, Hereford, Kidderminster and Shrewsbury.

Reporting to the site MD and the Group FD the HOF plays a key role in this profitable subsidiary.

Role will include;

  • Managing a team of two people
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Preparation of 3 year budgets, forecasts and associated cash flows
  • Maintaining and improving complicated Excel models
  • Monthly group reporting
  • Production of annual statutory accounts
  • Production of weekly cash flow forecasts
  • Production of finance reports for inclusion in monthly management meetings and quarterly Board meetings
  • Management of full finance function including accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Challenging the business on costs control and overall strategy
  • Close liaison with the Group FD
  • Close liaison Group accounts, tax and treasury functions
  • Involvement in funding requirements
  • Preparation of cash flow modelling
  • Continuous improvement to processes


  • Experience of factory production/ construction preferable
  • Advance Excel Skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Will need to manage the relationship with the Group FD, the MD and the group finance department.
  • Have the confidence to challenge the forecasts and assumptions made by the management team.
  • Experience of managing a small team
  • Qualified accountant ACA, ACCA or CIMA

Job Offer

Salary in the range of £50,000 - £60,000

Day rate Interim's may be considered

6 month assignment starting ASAP.

22 days annual leave + Bank holidays (pro rata)