Commercial Finance Director

Howett Thorpe Recruitment Consultants Ltd
From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent benefits
03 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Howett Thorpe are recruiting on an exclusive basis for a Commercial Finance Director to join Manufacturing company based in the heart of Surrey. Our client is part of a Group of companies across a number of locations employing over 320 staff. Currently has an impressive customer portfolio of some of the world's largest brands and will give you true exposure to delivering the divisional strategy, alongside the Divisional Managing Director. About The Role You will provide commercial and financial support to the Divisional Managing Director and have responsibility for managing a team of over 20 across a number of operations. Financial responsibilities: Deliver the business strategy Provide leadership to the Division's Finance team and Accounting functions To optimise the company's financial performance Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and growth Ensure budgeting & forecasting processes are carried out in accordance with Group policy Take ultimate responsibility for the company cash management policies Act as the guardian of the business in financial and legal matters, being prepared to challenge and question as required Commercial: Lead the development of the Commercial strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing analysis and guidance on activities, plans, targets and business drivers. Work with senior management team to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans Support sales team in all tenders and bids Develop the Commercial framework and processes to provide and maintain a robust pricing structure and business intelligence reporting About You Experience within a low margin ideally Manufacturing environment Exposure to work in progress Stock experience would also be useful but not essential Experience of a multi-site business Must have managed large teams Qualified Accountant CIMA, ACCA or ACA Things You Should Know Discretionary bonus Private Medical UK Travel will be required Please note that we are unable to take individual calls regarding applications; due to the high volume of applications, if you are not contacted within 5 working days please assume you have been unsuccessful. Commutable from: Addlestone, Ascot, Bagshot, Camberley, Chertsey, Cobham, Cranleigh, Crawley, Dorking, Egham, Epsom, Esher, Gatwick, Godalming, Guildford, Hook, Horsham, Kingston, Leatherhead, Lightwater, London, Redhill, Reigate, Walton, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Windlesham, Windsor and Woking. Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies. Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful. Refer a friend If this job is not of interest to you, but you know a friend or colleague who may be interested, recommend them to us and receive a minimum of £150 in vouchers if we assist them in securing a permanent role and a minimum of £25 in vouchers if we place them in a temporary assignment. (Terms & conditions apply) This job was originally posted as