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Lee Bhandal
Lee Bhandal

Phone: 07590 529 274
Email: l.bhandal@parkinsonlee.com
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Interim Finance Director

Salary: £Six figure basic (equivalent day rate)
Location: Sheffield
Type: Contract
Ref Number: ESLB-35792

Job Description


Parkinson Lee Executive Search are the retained partner to a Global Engineering Organisation in the appointment of an Interim Finance Director within one of their divisions based in South Yorkshire.

Reporting into the Managing Director, you will be responsible for overseeing the financial planning process, organisational development, and systems development. Leading a small, highly skilled, finance team, you will ensure the company is well positioned to achieve its short and long term objectives.

Main responsibilities will include:

•Preparation and delivery of the monthly management accounts and associated supporting submissions including for statutory audit processes

•Overseeing and maintaining robust controls over the financial systems and preparing management accounting analysis to support business decisions

•Overall accountability for the development and updating of the costing system, ensuring accuracy, and improving the quality of information

•Leading the team to compile regular financial statement forecasting and the annual budgeting process

•To drive cost reduction initiatives and improved business efficiency through both the sites and the supply chain

•Working alongside the MD to deliver forecasts and maximise business performance

•Provide leadership, coaching and support to the finance team and wider senior members in relation to finance transformation requirements of the business

•Manage cash and maximise working capital and funding requirements to support business growth

•Oversight and development of the capital expenditure strategy

•Challenge current working practices to drive improvements and ensure common best practice processes across the sites

Parkinson Lee Executive Search are looking for applicants with the below experience:

•Proven experience as a Finance Director within an engineering, metals or manufacturing business

•Immediately available, or on a short notice period

•Strong leadership skills, able to motivate and direct a small team

•Experience in M&A would be advantageous

For a confidential discussion please contact Lee Bhandal on or apply directly online

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