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Date Added: Thu 01/10/2020

Finance Director

England, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Finance Director

£95,000 - £110,000, Car, Bonus Plus Benefits

West Midlands

Hamilton Woods Executive Search are working with a SME PE Backed Logistics Group formed after the acquisition of a number of mid sized businesses to form aa new driven group. Working with an established operational MD, this key, visible and hands on Finance Directors role is a great role for a senior professional looking to grow within a business and make an impact.


  • Operate as a strategic business partner to the MD and local management team.
  • To constantly challenge the status quo and strive to improve the overall performance of the business.
  • Support a business orientated, service approach to finance and the proactive provision of financial information.
  • Review the metrics that govern the finance of the business and encourage a continuous improvement ethic that is supported by KPIs and introduce where required checks and balances.
  • To be a catalyst in developing a "tight-knit" team ethic of the existing business as it grows in numbers and resource.

Successful Candidate:

  • Professionally qualified (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) accountant with considerable post qualification experience within a Inernational PE Backed business.
  • Minimum of 5 years financial management experience within a fast growing, Distribution, Logistics or Supply Chain business.
  • Understanding of both local (UK) and US GAAP
  • Strong IT and systems knowledge with the skill set to effectively implement financial software projects.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and stakeholder management skills.
  • Experience in management of the budgetary process and cost control.
  • A self-motivated individual with the tenacity to achieve targets and the ability to challenge at all levels, including where necessary to challenge Divisional management decisions which may compromise Group objectives


  • Basic Salary - £95,000 to £110,000
  • Car / Car Allowance
  • Bonus
  • 25 Days holiday plus bank holidays.
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