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Finance Director/ Controller

Are you a qualified Finance Director or possibly an experienced Financial Controller looking to make that step up?

Chances are that you have already worked for a business that trades internationally.

It’s not been straightforward; you’ve worked through the complexities of Brexit and the Pandemic!

Now’s the time to step into the Regional Finance Director role with a small, multi-site team.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Your future employer?

A European market leader. This family-owned business, established almost 100 years ago, has over 1,200 employees and has earned the trust of over 20,000 clients, serving them across 23 countries.

Sales-led & entrepreneurial; the group turnover is close to €1bn and continues to grow organically and by acquisition. So you would be joining a robust business and playing your part in the company’s future success.

The Challenge

As the financial conduit between the European Group Finance function and the broad UK region, you are responsible for advising management on financial matters for a multiple of trading entities. The preparation and provision of financial information to the regional management teams, supporting the operational and strategic planning, including M&A activity.

Responsible to the regional MD and the Group CFO, you will oversee a small, multi-site finance team, responsible for the day-to-day accounting functions and the financial aspects of the ERP systems used.

What are we looking for in you?

  • Professionally qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with leadership experience;

  • Applications are also considered from candidates looking to make their first move to a Finance Director role;

  • Experience of trading with Europe and reporting to an international parent company could be advantageous;

  • Comfortable with technology; experience of SAP and/or implementation of systems is relevant and valued;

  • The commercial experience to drive the business forward, whether in the thick of it or as a sounding board and team player.

In return, you can expect;

  • Sales-orientated culture; friendly, enjoyable work environment;

  • A competitive salary, £85,000 – £95,000, plus benefits;

  • Commutable from Broadway, Burford, Carterton, Cheltenham Cirencester, Fairford, Faringdon, Lechlade, Marlborough, Moreton-in-Marsh, Swindon, Witney.

If you feel you are the right person for this role, we encourage you to find out more …

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