Chief Financial Officer - South Yorkshire - Manufacturing

Location: South Yorkshire
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000+ package
Reference: RC / 14428
Type: Permanent
Sector: Senior Finance, Accountancy & Finance
Deadline: 23/07/2021

The company

An innovative and ambitious manufacturing business in Sheffield is looking to appoint a Chief Financial Officer to join them during an exciting period of growth and opportunity.

This role is a stand out opportunity for a senior finance individual looking for a rewarding CFO role with great prospects over the coming years.

This business is highly acquisitive and has a clear plan to grow significantly both in domestic and international markets. They benefit from a loyal and extensive international customer supplier base, with a brand that is well renowned within their industry.

The CFO will work very closely with the CEO and will be a highly influential member of the board, and a visible stakeholder to both internal and external C-suite contacts.

The job

The main objectives and challenges of the role are outlined below:

  • Manage all financial aspects for the business encompassing finance operations, risk, reporting and strategy
  • Play a lead role in the M&A strategy and be a key advocate of the wider business expansion
  • Act as a credible partner to a range of third party advisors such as insurers, banks and auditors
  • Manage all investment activity ensuring strategic alignment with longer term business objectives
  • Ensure robust Working Capital Management initiatives are in place
  • Execute high level Financial Modelling to appraise success of financial strategies and investments
  • Perform robust FX management with appropriate hedging procedures
  • Ensure insightful and timely MI is presented in board meetings with appropriate strategies identified
  • Play a key leadership role promoting a high performance working culture, reflecting the core values and vision of the business at all times

The person

A high calibre executive finance individual is required for this role, and the successful candidate will ideally possess the following attributes:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with significant experience as a finance leader within successful, reputable businesses
  • Ambitious, high energy candidate with first class communication and leadership skills is required
  • Versatile skill set, ideally honed in high growth SMEs which can be applied to both technical and commercial finance contexts
  • M&A Experience would be highly beneficial for this role
  • The role could suit someone with all the relevant credentials who looking for their first CFO role, or someone who has demonstrated success as a CFO within another successful SME
  • Manufacturing or Engineering experience is preferred

Brewster Partners are exclusively engaged on this opportunity

The benefits

£80,000 - £100,000+ package


Richard Chamberlain
Managing Partner – Accountancy & Finance
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Chief Financial Officer - South Yorkshire - Manufacturing, Reference: RC / 14428". Thank you for your interest.