Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director

Location: Baldock, Herts.

Position: Permanent

Salary: Please enquire for more details

Reference Number: FDFeb23

Categories: Finance, Hertfordshire

Job Specification

Job Title:         Finance Director

Department:      Finance

Reporting to:     Executive Chairman


The client is a leading point of purchase (“POP”) company operating throughout UK and more recently in the US. The client source products from the UK, Eastern Europe and China.

The client is looking to hire a Finance Director who will take over from the incumbent who, after 30 years’ of service, working more recently as Finance Director and Executive Chairman is seeking to spend more time focussing on the later responsibilities.

The business has shown a strong period of commercial and financial growth which means that the business has doubled profits each of the last year four years. Turnover for FYE December 2022 exceeded £33m and EBITDA was above £5.5m

This creates the opportunity to hire a new Finance Director who will work closely with the Executive Chairman through a handover period but will then be expected to assume full responsibility for all financial aspects of the company’s business. 

This job will involve (amongst other responsibilities) devising and implementing a clear Finance strategy for the business’s growth and performance, implementing the right structure(s) and managing and developing the right team to deliver this.

There will be a big focus on analysing business performance and developing the systems to do this.  This will also include advising the Board and Senior Management Team on these findings and implementing recommendations to achieve the most profitable results for the business.

The business is part owned by YFM, a leading SME private equity investor. There are monthly board meetings and there will be a requirement for the Finance Director to prepare the monthly accounts, commentary and variance analysis as well as present to the Board.

Key responsibilities:

The Finance Director will be accountable for the day-to-day Finance operations and long-term Financial strategy of the business.  This will include:

Qualifications / Background:

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Job Location: Baldock, Herts.

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