January 17

Head of Finance

January 17
Handley James have been retained by a specialist Manufacturer of bespoke products in the Yorkshire area to recruit a proactive and commercially driven Head of Finance to lead their Finance function. This organisation is one of the leading manufacturers of their product in their industry. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to progress and develop their career further within a well-established organisation that is expanding and investing heavily in growth and its staff.   Reporting directly to the CFO/CEO, your main responsibilities will include:  
  • Support the growth of an already rapidly growing business
  • Act in an advisory capacity to the owners in relation to the direction of the business/business decisions
  • Ensure financial compliance and integrity
  • Be proactive in providing solutions to current challenges (i.e. growth, increased fuel prices, CAPEX investments etc)
  • Evaluate business cases and financial options to support operational growth targets
  • Develop tools/projects to improve the way in which the business operates
  Currently a commercially driven Head of Finance/ Financial Controller/Finance Director within manufacturer or distributor. You will be experienced in working in an advisory capacity to the board on business decisions. You will have the ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently. Experienced in leading a team of finance professionals at different levels of development you will have proven skills in developing and coaching others. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, you will be highly self-motivated, looking to progress your career and have a high work ethic. You will be fully qualified and will be looking for an opportunity to progress your career.   This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join an established, secure and growing manufacturer in order to progress their career. This is a progressive role that will offer continued development and so the individual needs to be passionate, an influencer and wanting to progress their career further.   Handley James Consulting was launched by its founders to provide the manufacturing community with a quality recruitment service on a committed basis.   HJC apply unique Search and Selection techniques to all of your recruitment requirements. Irrelevant of whether this is a skilled engineering role or an executive placement we provide the same level of service to clients and candidates alike. We understand that irrelevant of discipline or level; your next career move is vitally important and we treat everyone equally.   Our key differentiators are that the founders of Handley James have both worked in manufacturing and engineering organisations themselves, they are extremely down to earth and honest in their approach and they don’t apply pressure tactics to either candidates or clients. We respect your need for time when making decisions.  
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