Financial Director

Job Title: Financial Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Yorkshire
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Start Date: 07/09/2018
Reference: 13951476/001_1536340954
Contact Name: Christopher Burns
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 07, 2018 18:22

Job Description

Opportunity for a driven accountant to join a market leading manufacturing business in South Yorkshire as their Financial Director. This is a completely new role and a great opportunity for the right individual.

Client Details

My client is market leader manufacturing business which is part of a US Group. The South Yorkshire site is due to expand significantly over the next 12 months.


Manage the operations of the local finance / control & accounting department in UK

Ensure all accounting / tax / treasury / controlling practices are prepared on a timely basis and reported in accordance with local & US GAAP

Analysis and interpretation of financial data and recommendation to management of changes to improve processes / systems and financial performance.

Maintain an effective internal control environment in accordance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act,

Serve as the primary administrative / legislative liaison relative to company financial aspects, including but not limited to works council, administrative and tax authorities, Board of Directors.

Design, establish, and develop a structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department's goals and objectives.

Direct the preparation of monthly forecasts, annual budgets and investment proposals.

Coordination of year end and interim audits, both internally and externally

Lead or participate in special projects as needed.


  • The ideal candidate will be ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified.
  • Have a Master/Bachelor degree in Business or Accounting.

  • 5 -10 years of successful and demonstrable experience.

  • Previous experience as financial controller /director in a manufacturing environment required.

  • A strong working knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley.

  • Solid knowledge of UK statutory requirements and Tax laws.

  • Excellent computer skills and experience with accounting software (SAP preferred) & Microsoft Office applications.

  • They will be keen to further their career within an challenging and progressive business
  • They will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Interpersonally they will have excellent skills liaising with senior stakeholders across the business
  • A clear ability to present financials to none finance
  • A logical and analytical approach to problem solving

Job Offer

A Competitive basic salary for the right candidate

Car Allowance



Corporate Benefits