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Director of Finance - Enfield, Middlesex, United Kingdom,

This US Listed manufacturing firm is seeking a Finance Director to assist for an immediate Interim requirement. The role offers a broad exposure to Financial Accounts whilst getting involved and influencing the forward plan.

Main purpose:

Lead the financial management of the UK business, ensuring compliance with all regulatory and appropriate accounting regulations and standards.

Responsibilities:

Optimise the company's financial performance and strategic position.

Challenge assumptions and decision-making internally where necessary and provide meaningful financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers.

Control and plan all auditing, with emphasis placed on getting to the bottom of things and undertaking detailed physical audits.

Responsible for ensuring the UK group strives to achieve annual growth and EBITDA targets.

Maintain and develop relationships with the wider Senior Leadership team and throughout the organisation.

Effectively manage the Finance team, ensuring that reporting is completed accurately and within given time frames.

Understand and report key trends and performance issues within the business and impact on overall targets.

Responsible for driving initiatives on Inventory Management.

Person Specification:

The ideal candidate will be the product of an SME environment with a manufacturer, preferably Automotive.

Must be technically sound with tax, statutory accounting processes and complex consolidations.

A strong bias toward physical audit is key. As such, experience with tangible products is essential; preferably dealing with high volume / low cost.