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Head of Finance

  • Location: Evesham
  • Salary: Upto £70,000 salary + bonus per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: FMCG
  • Function: Finance
  • Contact: Jamie Carter
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01926 963298
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Expiry Date: 16 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61515

Job title: Head of Finance

Salary Range: £65,000 to £70,000 + pension, PHC and bonus

Location: Evesham, Worcestershire

Industry/ Strapline: Fast growth SME firm

A talented and ambitious Head of Finance (FD Designate / No.1 in Finance) is required for a permanent position with a fast growth and acquisitive SME firm based in Evesham, Worcestershire. The plan for this hire is to grow in to the Finance Director as the Business continues to grow and you establish yourself with the company.   This is a Board level appointment and you will be Company Secretary from the outset.  This is an onsite appointment with progression to a hybrid working model.  You will be offered 1 day per week home working from the outset, with a plan to increase flexibility as the person establishes themselves in the role.

Reporting in to the Managing Director, we are looking for a Qualified Accountant with extensive finance experience gained with SME firms, either already operating at No.1 in Finance level with a SME firm, or ready to make the step up from a No.2 in finance position. It is highly desirable that you trained as a Chartered Accountant, but we will also consider Qualified ACCA/CIMA applicants. This position will pay a salary in the range of £65,000 to £70,000 + pension, PHI and bonus.  

Reporting in to the Managing Director, the Head of Finance will manage a small finance team and be responsible for managing the finances of the group of companies. This is a Board level position in a growing and acquisitive business. There will be a need to be fully hands on with the financial and management accounting process, as well as leading the financial planning, budgeting and forecasting process.

You'll be supported by a Financial Controller and Management Accountant, as well as a small transactional finance team. Undoubtedly the finance team will grow as the company continues to go through their steep growth trajectory.

Finally, we are looking for someone with a commercial mindset, to support the Managing Director strategically, advising on business drivers and giving financial insight to help shape the future direction of the Business.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly skilled Head of Finance with commercial acumen, based in Evesham. In return for your experience, the company will offer you:

  • £65,000 to £70,000 salary, depending on your level of experience
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Annual performance related bonus

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged in the next couple of weeks. If you have a positive attitude and approach new roles from the perspective of trying to improve processes, systems, relationships etc and you have prior managerial level finance experience in a SME environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Head of Finance position, please contact Jamie Carter at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07399 220261.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.