Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000
Reference: 100152923
Contact Name: Zoe Gilliland
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 22, 2021 12:31

Job Description

We are retained on the search for a Finance Director, reporting to the CEO and board. This role is part of the Senior Management Team and will be responsible for the delivery of an ambitious 5-year business plan - to increase turnover by 60% by developing new markets.
The role requires somebody with proven experience in wholesale import/export sector and will be based 5 days a week from Portsmouth, Hampshire. If you are looking to join a business with passion, ambition and drive to increase market share in the UK and develop international markets, look no further. 
The Role:
  • Overseeing the entire financial function of group entities
  • Develop financial controls and processes
  • Working with the SMT on strategic and commercial initiatives to achieve an ambitious 5-year plan
  • Producing monthly management and statutory accounts to a tight deadline
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Providing high level MI to CEO and stakeholders
  • Supporting the senior leadership team and shareholders with decision-making
  • Managing a small team
The successful candidate will have the following attributes:
  • Previous experience in a similar position essential (ambitious Controllers will be considered)
  • Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA (essential)
  • A proactive approach to continuous improvement
  • Comfortable partnering with non-finance stakeholders
  • Experience of system implementation desirable
  • Strong work ethic and communicator on all levels of the business

For the full brief on this role, please contact Zoe Gilliland on 02392 455422.