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Finance Director

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Food, Fresh Produce

  • Salary:

    £90000 - £100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Natalie Overland

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Finance Director | Nottingham

Are you an experienced finance professional with a passion for healthy, sustainable food? Then keep reading as we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join the team as their Finance Director (FD).

We are looking for a qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with a strong background in manufacturing and is used to the fast paced nature of the industry. As FD, you'll work closely with the Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director whilst playing a pivotal part in developing, monitoring and evaluating the overall company.

There will be emphasis on the performance, working capital and enhancing shareholder value. The position will provide useful financial insights to help make better decisions about formulating and executing strategy. You will interact effectively with other parts of the company and be viewed as a trusted business advisor by stakeholders. Critical outcomes include supporting the management team with key financial information and operational analytics and driving a culture of accountability in managing the business and adding value to operating businesses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Play a key role in strategic planning and follow up of monthly progress/reporting, both on financial control and business control
  • Organise and manage budgeting, forecasting, financial and management reporting
  • Oversee the preparation of weekly and monthly management accounts including and exploring variances and detailed commentary
  • Balance sheet and control account reconciliations, analysis and review
  • Preparation of monthly board pack
  • Liaising with the Directors - supporting them with financial understanding & driving efficiencies
  • Managing and monitoring the costing system, margin analysis review
  • Managing year end accounts, statutory returns and audit preparation
  • Liaise with banks, auditors and tax advisors

The Ideal Candidate

You will ideally be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with strong cost accounting skills. You must also posses up to date technical skills and be confident preparing UK Statutory Accounts. Other skills we are looking for include:

  • Innovative & ability to automate processes.
  • Commercially astute
  • Confidence communicating with stakeholders at all levels, including Directors.
  • Hands on approach
  • A "can do" attitude adept at working in a dynamic business environment.


  • A supportive management team with an open door policy.
  • 8% contributory pension (5% contributed by you).
  • Private Health.
  • 28 days holiday (increasing by 1 day a year to a maximum of 5).
  • Life assurance up to 3x salary.
  • Extra holiday days on 5, 10, 15, and 20 years of service.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Various company social events.
  • Close to good transport links (bus and tram) with car parking available on site.

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply below, or for more information then contact Natalie Overland 01780 480530 or at