Finance Manager

Greenwell Gleeson
Sutton Coldfield
40000.00 GBP Annual
09 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
greenwellgleeson is excited to bring to market the rare opportunity to join a PE backed business for a first time No1 Finance position in the business. We have been mandated on an exclusive basis to attract a very high calibre finance professional with significant experience & expertise in the manufacturing sector. Our client, the investor who is buying the business from existing management, would ideally like the new Financial Controller to start immediately or as quickly as notice allows, post investment. The MBI is been supported by Private Equity. The business currently has a turnover of cGBP8m with concrete plans to double in the next 3-4 years. Over the medium term it is planned for the Controller to become Finance Director and be offered an equity stake in the business. In the short-term the investor will be offering a bonus based on both business and personal performance.

Duties of the role will include:


Establishing, Preparing & Completing all financial reporting

Preparing & distribute monthly P&L

Budgets, forecasting

Reviewing & negotiating company contracts

Liaising with all relevant external contacts: auditors, bankers etc

Oversee and monitor work completed by finance staff

Establishing manufacturing, production labour/ overhead rates and revised standard costs

Being continuous improvement minded for all aspects of the business

In order to be considered for the role, you must:


Have proven experience within a manufacturing organisation

Have experience working in a Private Equity backed environment

Be a highly commercial individual with a well developed business sense

Have people management experience

Be educated to degree level

Be ambitious and driven to succeed to progress to FD Designate within the business

If you are interested to find out more about the opportunity and feel as though you match the experience and requirements, please do apply.