Finance Director - Lincolnshire

Nils Lloyd-Penny
Date Posted
21 Feb 2023
Work Type
Full Time
Summer 2023
Very competitive plus Bonus & Car Allowance

New exclusive role for a Finance Director based in Lincolnshire to start in Q3 2023.

  • Finance Director starting Q3 
  • Exec Level Salary + Bonus (50%) & Car Allowance
  • £65+m turnover & expanding


Director and Board Member

  • Responsible for the financial soundness and integrity of the company
  • Keep the Board and Corporate up to date and informed of the financial performance of the company and all issues relating to finance
  • Contribute actively to the day to day management of the company
  • Participate in the setting and delivery of the strategic direction of the company
  • Create and maintain accounting policies and ensure they are observed
  • Police the balance sheet ensuring the security of assets and the correct measurement and valuation of balances.
  • Maintain controls over company expenditure with sound policies and procedures, including fixed assets.
  • Take the lead on corporate legal and accounting compliance

Management Accounting and Reporting

  • Develop and maintain a class leading accounting function
  • Lead and motivate the team, maintaining the highest standards
  • Provide, where appropriate, relevant training and experience to develop and progress team members
  • Ensure that processes and procedures are appropriate, kept updated and applied

Group Reporting

  • Responsible for the timely reporting of results, forecasts and financial position to Group Corporate Accounting
  • Provide all explanations and supporting information to Group to enable them to fully understand the numbers
  • Build processes and procedures to efficiently meet all Group reporting requirements via the OneStream reporting tool or via other means as required
  • Present results and forecasts to the Board and financial controllers via on-line meetings or phone calls
  • Implement KPIs which align with Corporate objective and targets, measuring and reporting on these

External and Statutory Reporting

  • Prepare and file statutory accounts for all companies in the Group
  • Manage the relationship with the companies’ auditors and ensure that the audit is completed and accounts filed within the required deadlines
  • Complete all finance related ONS returns
  • Liaise with the Corporate Tax department to assist in all Corporate Tax related matters, ensuring that the books are kept in line with tax submissions
  • Provide the pension trustees with adequate financial information to enable them to meet their covenant obligations
  • Ensure all other tax, treasury and other external reporting obligations are met.

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Responsible for production of the annual budget, and other ad hoc budgets as required
  • Present the budget, with all required analysis, to the Board
  • Maintain up to date rolling forecasts and present to Corporate in regular forecast calls
  • Maintain a reliable cashflow forecast

Company Secretarial, Legal and Compliance

  • Act as a point of reference for legal matters
  • Responsible for legal filings at Companies House
  • Maintain the legal structure of the wider group including managing all holding companies and subsidiaries.
  • Maintain company insurances, liaising with brokers on cover and renewals, handle claims
  • Coordinate applications and renewals for trademarks and patents


  • Responsible for the provision of IT services to the company
  • Manage the IT resource required to provide the services
  • Ensure that IT policies are maintained in accordance with Group guidelines


The purpose of this role is to be the Finance lead and spokesperson for the company, take responsibility for the IT function and be a point of reference for legal and company secretarial matters. The following are some examples of key interactions, but is not an exhaustive list:


  • Board and senior management: present results, forecasts, budgets and financial analysis at regular on-line meetings
  • Head of Corporate Accounting, CFO and Corporate Controllers: maintain regular contact with senior members of the Corporate team, keeping them appraised of all finance related matters
  • Corporate legal: keep the legal team informed in a timely manner of all legal matters affecting the company


  • Presentation of budgets, forecast and results to the Board
  • Work closely with operational Board members:

Management team

  • Regular and routine interaction with all members of the management team to maintain relationships
  • Present and disseminate financial information to enable all members of the team to manage in an informed way
  • Enable the smooth running of the accounts function by ensuring that management team members understand their obligations to the processes

External contacts

  • Auditors
  • Legal advisors
  • Insurers


  • A seasoned professional, with Board and Corporate level experience
  • Experienced working at the very top of the finance function
  • Excellent presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Good people management skills, being used to leading, motivating and developing
  • Sound accounting skills covering management and financial reporting, treasury, tax, forecasting and budgeting
  • Skilled in the interpretation of complex financial data using such tools as Excel and Access
  • Hands-on experience of using a manufacturing-based ERP system
  • Adept at forming a bridge between Finance and the business to interpret and explain financial data and concepts
  • Display the ability to drill down to detail whilst understanding the bigger picture
  • A thorough understanding of management accounting principles
  • Will preferably have experience of working in a group / multinational organisation and be familiar with working to group reporting standards and deadlines


  • Self-confident and able to maintain credibility and respect
  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels
  • Able to present financial data to financial and non-financial people alike, at all levels of the business.
  • Ability to transition between the high level view of the company and its performance, down to the detailed day to day accounting for the company
  • Self-motivated with the tenacity to follow tasks through to completion
  • Accurate, efficient and organised with the ability to prioritise tasks as needed and adhere to deadlines
  • Able to think clearly, analytically and calmly, being the ultimate voice of reason
  • Agile at managing a diverse list of demands and tasks
  • Able to handle confidential information discretely and sensitively
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Ref: 2555
Role: Finance Director
Location: Lincolnshire