Head of Finance

Gloucester £70000 - £75000

Are you a highly commercial Accountant, ready to take the number one role in Finance in a dynamic, fast growing business that, due to their unique approach, genuinely, has a bright future?

Our client is a small but growing FMCG company, well established and known, within their market, as innovators & problem solvers, with customer service and delivery being at the forefront of their values. Based upon this, they have grown, profitably, year on year for the last decade and more.

The company & management team have a very modern, inclusive and engaging approach, aiming to employ the best talent available and to keep them. They do this through continual innovation and boast >90% employee engagement.

The role of Head of Finance is new to the business and is based on the need for Finance to commercially support decision making within the business. You will undertake a thorough review of your team and all areas of the business so as to develop a new model, fully supportive of business decision making, challenging and advising, based on evidence derived from analysis of the numbers.

Whilst your value in this role will be in your commercial support of the Managing Director, this is a small company and you will also be responsible for your team and the day to day mechanics of Finance meaning you be hands on and responsible for the detail too.

The role of Head of Finance:

  • To provide financial support to the Board of Directors and Management team;
  • Preparation and production of:

o Management information & statutory information

o Costings for new bids and quotes

o Liaison and negotiation with clients on pricing and renewals

o Day to day banking relationships, compliance management, cash flow balances and forecast

o Maintaining an oversight of all Project budgets and budgetary control

o Maintaining an oversight and ensuring integrity of the management of balance sheet accounts

o Manage the company’s currency exposure.

o Year-end audit process, Corporation Tax management

  • Advice and input to:

o Long term business plans

o Review and associated activity in relation to potential acquisitions (M&A) (fund raising, due diligence, integration)

o International expansion

o Ongoing costing/finance improvements and business process development

o Training and financial education of staff to cover costings, project budgets, cost control and asset management

o Management and mentorship to your team

This is a business with momentum. They support and develop their staff and have created a great culture in which the right people can develop their skills and level of responsibility, in line with their potential.

If you are interested in this role, please apply online or contact Simon Collinson of Rockfield Specialist Recruitment

Key info:




£70000 - £75000



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