Finance & Commercial Director

Wallace Hind Selection, South East
Closing date: 22 Dec 2021
Basic Salary: £80-100k + Car / Allowance + 20% Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + 25 Days Holiday & Stats
As the Finance & Commercial Director, you will have a wealth of experience leading a commercially focused finance function within a large SME or corporate business environment. We would be delighted to receive applications from Financial Controllers / Directors / Business Partners with aspirations to secure a move to a progressive business where your insights and suggestions will have the potential to shape the organisation.

In addition, you will have:
· A finance qualification (CIMA, ACCA or ACA) would be preferred although we are happy to receive applications from candidates who are qualified by experience (QBE)
· The ability to take an overall commercial view of our business from a financial perspective
· A wealth of strategic planning experience
· Strong communication skills and the willingness to have commercial input at local and group level
· Experience in legal, personnel, health & safety, and company secretarial issues

JOB DESCRIPTION: Finance & Commercial Director : retail / industrial processing equipment / PPMA

You will ideally be a Finance Director in a business with a turnover of circa £20-£50m, or aspire to move into an organisation with aggressive growth expectations, where their insights and work can genuinely impact the progress of the business. This is a commercial finance role and will include exposure to both external and internal customers.

The main duties will include:
· Complete strategic and commercial responsibility of the Finance function with heavy involvement in all other business areas.
· Direct reporting to the UK Managing Director, with a dotted line to the Group Finance Director
· Regular collaboration and meetings with the heads of all sales divisions


A very well established and market-leading manufacturer of packaging and process machinery systems (Including both hardware and software solutions selling to both national and independent food retailers/manufacturers). The company are moving to a new head office site to continue their impressive growth and further establish their position as the market leader.


This is a unique opportunity to become a driving force in a business offering the comforts of an SME environment with the structure and support of a large corporate group. This role will have the genuine opportunity and autonomy to help shape the progression of a business undergoing a rapid but realistic growth plan.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets and worked with the following products and/or services: Finance Manager, Senior Accountant, Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Assistant Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Finance Director, Finance and Commercial Director.

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