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Head of Finance

  • Location: Liverpool, Liverpool, England
  • Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus Scheme, wider Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Consumer Goods
  • Function: Finance
  • Contact: Adam Davies
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 28869/001_1626773383

Head of Finance

Multi National Manufacturing Business (FMCG)

£70,000- £75,000 + Car, Bonus & Excellent Package

We are partnering exclusively with a market leading manufacturing business who produce specialist products to a global customer base. In this exciting Head of Finance role, you will be a key member of the UK Senior Leadership team and the owner of all financial-related reporting and governance. this is a great opportunity that has clearly mapped out progression & Development opportunities in the next 3 years.


As The Head od Finance, reporting to the Plant Director, you will lead the administration of general accounting practices and functions, including maintaining fiscal records, preparing financial reports and performing treasury and tax related functions.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Interpret operating results as they impact company financials and make specific recommendations which will result in profit improvement

  • Prepare budgets and provides continual analysis of current projections and operational results in comparison to budget and projections

  • Ensure conformance that all accounting procedures are compliant with IFRS and company policy

  • Maintain accurate General Ledger records with detailed support and analyses aligned for monthly SOX reporting

  • Minimise or eliminate cash transactions

  • Ensure segregation of duties, limits of authority and dual authorisation for all financial transactions

  • Liaise with external advisors on income tax, VAT tax and employment taxes, as needed

  • Reconcile tax accounts (income tax receivable, payable, VAT, etc.)

  • Assist with any other UK related governmental compliance requirements


The ideal Head of Finance for this business will have an entrepreneurial flair and strong career aspirations. Key criteria to be consider for the role will be as follows;

  • 3 years+ experience working in manufacturing accounting

  • Solid foundation of IFRS Standards and SOX Reporting

  • Knowledge in Accounting-related best practices in areas such as Period Close, Purchasing, Payables, and Payroll

  • Proficient in ERP applications

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels within an organisation


Our client is a a truly global manufacturing business going through a sustained period of organic growth. They have ambitious plans to grow their European operations and can provide the new Financial controller genuine scope for progression that are well established in the market and supply internationally. This is a fantastic opportunity! If interested, then please apply now!