Excellent FD role with rapidly growing business
Opportunity to have a key influence on business growth
About Our Client
My exclusive and retained client are a rapidly growing distribution business based near Tunbridge Wells / Sevenoaks in West Kent. They have exciting plans to increase their operations, and will potentially double in size in the next few years.
As the Finance Director you will manage a small team of 6, including the Finance Manager, and will be responsible to the General Manager locally as well as the Group Finance Director.
The initial goals will be to implement strong operational processes and controls, reviewing systems etc, ensuring that the groundwork and foundations are in place to support future growth.
You will also work as part of the senior leadership team to assess commercial options, business cases and generally support the commercial growth of the team and business.
It is essential that you are both technically strong and commercially driven in equal measures.
You must also be a strong people leader able to display gravitas at a board level.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate for this role will have prior Finance Director Experience, and will be looking to join a business where they can continue to develop and grow, as well as having the opportunity to shape the growth of the company.
You will be formally qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with good experience of improving and establishing processes and controls within a growing and changing business.
You must have excellent gravitas and leadership skills and will also be able to influence at a senior level.
Prior experience within delivery, distribution, just in time environments would be a significant advantage and allow you to hit the ground running quickly.
If you are able to start before May, that would also benefit your application.
What's on Offer
Basic salary of c£80,000 + benefits including
24 days annual leave
10% bonus potential