Commercial Finance Director

Location: South East

Type: Permanent

Salary: £55,000 to £70,000

Job Ref: DC2492

Closing Date: 08/02/2018

Job Description

REF – DC2492

Commercial Finance Director

Hertfordshire Based

£55,000 to £70,000 Basic plus Car, Pension, Bonus benefits

The Company

Our client is a growing manufacturing company based in Hertfordshire. The Board recognise there is good potential to grow and increase profits, and need a highly commercial Finance leader/ director to both manage the day – day finance function, but also to grab hold of some key strategic initiatives such as supplier relationships and contracts. The position is part of the senior management team responsible for improving data, systems, MI and processes. We would consider both capable Managers looking for progression, or maybe you have held a commercial or FD role already. We would be open to interim finance managers who show impact and looking for permanent employment.

The role

The suitable candidate will be a qualified accountant with excellent commercial and contractual ability and have good communication skills. It is essential to be a determined, resilient finance professional who’s had an impact on a business and looking for autonomy to lead a business. Ideally you will have a manufacturing sector background and understand product/ material supply and contract management. You will also be based in the Hertfordshire area.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading the finance function and oversee all internal and statutory reporting and accounting.

  • Implement better data, systems, MI and process improvements.

  • Manage a small finance team including objective setting, outputs and appraisals

  • Oversee payroll, cash, Bank relationships, insurances and terms.

  • Liaise with tax accountants and prepare the company tax return with supporting documentation.

  • Oversee the company pension scheme, company life insurance scheme, private health scheme and any other benefits that might arise.

  • Oversee and negotiate key material supplier contracts, improved terms and mitigate risks


If you feel you have the relevant skills and requirements then please apply with a copy of your CV and current remuneration details stating reference DC2492


Alternatively call us on 01423 704154 for a discussion in confidence.


Please note - All suitable candidates will be contacted within 21 days



Salary £55,000 to £70,000 Basic plus car, Pension, Bonus and Benefits