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Head of Finance

DR Newitt
£70,000 + £80,000
Closing date
27 May 2022

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Contract Type
Other Job Function, General Management
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
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Job Details

As a member of the Senior Leadership team, the purpose of this role is to provide strategic operational direction and financial management.  This includes financial management and planning, financial reporting, people management, and ensuring compliance to all relevant laws, policies and procedures. The post holder is also responsible for the strategic development and implementation of effective and efficient Information Systems to support the company‘s strategic objectives and standards.

  • Act as a member of the Senior Leadership team, deputising for the Managing Directors and actively supporting with important company decisions 
  • Lead, mentor and develop the Accounts and Information Systems (IS) teams by defining job expectations, planning, monitoring and supporting individuals to achieve results and perform to the best of their ability.
  • Monitor financial performance and projection of cash flow.
  • Analyse risks and opportunities associated with finance management, develop mitigation strategies and ensure accounting records meet internal and legal requirements.
  • Develop, implement and maintain financial management procedures and control measures to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and current legislation. 
  • Identify corrective measures as and when required to ensure accuracy and fraud prevention and management of routine audits.
  • Working cross-functionally with internal and overseas teams to continually improve forecasting and budgeting systems as an aid to developing and analysing longer-term strategies.
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of managing an accounting function, preferably within the manufacturing industry

Salary £80,000 +Package

Working hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am-16:15pm (Half day Friday)


Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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