Gleeson Recruitment Group

Gleeson Recruitment Group London, UK
Aug 17, 2018
Full time
GRG Executive Search is recruiting a CFO for a PE backed start-up business in the leisure and hospitality industry. Reporting to the CEO and supporting the strategic development of the organisation my client is seeking a CFO with a strong track record of operational, commercial and financial delivery within an investor backed or..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group Leicestershire, UK
Aug 17, 2018
Full time
Head of Finance - Midlands The Client GRG Executive Search has been retained by an exciting and dynamic privately owned business currently going through a period of strategic change to hire a high calibre Head of Finance who is capable of succeeding the current the CFO. As part of an agile precision manufacturing..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group Bury St. Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds, UK
Aug 17, 2018
About Our Client Our client is a market leading manufacturer of luxury products supplying to a variety of customers predominantly in the UK. Operating under two main brands, this Private Equity backed business has continued to grow achieving double digit growth over the last ten years .This has been driven by providing high quality goods across those two markets. The business turnover is £60 million and employs 500 people across main locations around the UK. The current senior management team has a clear strategy to deliver further growth by focusing on customer experience, acquisition and business process capability. As part of this, the current Managing Director is transitioning to become the part-time Chairman and will work alongside the incoming candidate as part of the succession plan. The principal purpose of the role is to lead the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of overall corporate strategy with emphasis on growth, customer experience and enhancing shareholder value leading the business to and through an exit event in over the next 3 or 4 years. Responsibilities : Ongoing development and execution of a clear corporate strategy Oversee the management of key accounts and new revenue streams Optimising business process to improve performance in a fast-paced marketplace Mentoring the current senior management team to upskill ability and performance Ownership of the three year business plan focused on organic growth, facility expansion, improved profitability and customer acquisition, growth and retention Positively challenge the wider business to drive operational development The Successful Applicant The successful candidate must be commercially astute, have high emotional intelligence, strong influencing skills and significant drive and energy. A track record of success in driving and challenging performance will also be important, ideally within manufacturing organisations. With this will come an appreciation of what good looks like to increase the level of engagement and business partnering across the wider group. In addition to being a talented, dynamic individual, the new Managing Director will have: Significant experience in dynamic manufacturing businesses ideally from a Sales background Sales orientated with the ability to be hands on with key customer accounts Effective communicator with a high level of emotional intelligence Strong business partnering skills; the ability to provide strategic, analytical and operational support - a well-rounded business person Commercial flair and acumen - the ability to see the whole picture without losing sight of detail Excellent communication and questioning skills The ability to lead, develop and mentor a senior management team function The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial approach with a focus on growth, cash and EBITDA improvement, a drive to create value as the business goes through it's next event. Package details Circa £140k - £175k plus car, medical and other benefits. The successful candidate will be eligible for an equity stake which will be extremely lucrative if the required results are achieved. By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.
Gleeson Recruitment Group Birmingham, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
Interim Commercial Finance Manager - Midlands - £400/£550 per day LTD - 3/6 Months My Midlands based client within the Logistics sector has an immediate requirement for an Interim Commercial Finance Manager to join their team on a rolling basis initially for 3 months. Interim Commercial Finance Manager - Role in..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group Astwood Bank, Redditch, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Outstanding new opportunity for a commercially-orientated Financial Controller, to join a global logistics business, based in Redditch, Worcestershire. This position is responsible for overseeing all of the finance activities globally, including Business Planning, Reporting, Accounting (both Statutory and Management Accounts) and Budgeting. Business Partnering the Managing Director, you will be instrumental in driving the business forward - advising on key commercial decisions and enabling targets to be achieved; yet ensuring robust financial control systems are in place and timely reporting requirements are met each month. As Financial Controller, your key responsibilities will include: Lead the business from a financial perspective to achieve monthly results and deliver budgets. Provide financial input and actively contribute to the 5 year plan and annual budget processes. Provide finance input on all key commercial decisions e.g. pricing, costing, CAPEX. Provide key MI and analysis to make informed business decisions and to help drive business performance improvement. Provide accurate outlook/forecasts identifying risks and opportunities. Manage, coach and develop the finance team. Ensure robust financial control systems and procedures are enabled and adhered to, in line with governance and reporting requirements i.e. Group Reporting, Risk Management and Statutory Reporting. Ensure recommendations arising from audit reviews are implemented / completed on time. Contribute to divisional and group wide Finance projects and initiatives as required. To be successful in your application to this Financial Controller role in Redditch, Worcestershire, you will be a degree-educated Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), with strong technical understanding (including IFRS, corporate reporting, consolidation, budgets), and experience within a business that has global operations. If you have exposure to logistics or supply chain this would be highly advantageous. In person, you will have outstanding communication skills (business partnering at executive level is a large part of the role), detail-orientated, approachable, and diligent. In return, this Financial Controller position is offering a base salary of £75,000 - £80,000, plus company car/ car allowance, excellent bonus, pension, healthcare, DIS, and other flexible-benefits as expected of a role at this level. If you are interested in confidentially finding out more about this Financial Controller position in Redditch, Worcestershire/ West Midlands, please apply at your earliest convenience with your most recent CV to this advert. By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.
Gleeson Recruitment Group London, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
The Role The role of Finance Director is critical to the on-going growth within the division following a period of change and restructure. The successful applicant will partner closely with the current executive team, in particular with the Managing Director and Commercial Director, to deliver strategies for the..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group Dudley, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Do you have experience working in the public sector? Have you got a good understanding of public sector or charity finance? Have you got the knowledge of charity reporting and accounting? If so I am currently recruiting for charity based in North Birmingham for a Financial Controller. You will report to the Finance Director and be responsible for 8 direct reports. This organisation are keen to find someone who can come in and help with cost saving and process improvement so someone with a strategic background would be preferable. As Financial Controller you will be responsible for: Developing and monitoring medium and long term strategies to ensure financial accounting systems and processes are relevant to the business model and driving performance Leading the production of three- year financial forecasts Ensuring budgets are prepared in line with agreed financial objectives Developing pricing strategies with key stakeholders to maximise net contribution for the charity whilst ensuring the organisation markets products on a competitive basis Ensuring the financial policies are in line with best practice and appropriate financial controls are adopted that are reflective of both the level of risk and operational requirements Providing a high level of financial oversight on the organisations financial plan and the strategic work streams As Financial Controller you will have: A relevant qualification (ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA) Experience in a leadership role within either a charity organisation or large dispersed organisation Strong project management skills including risk management and developing and monitoring a coherent delivery plan High level analytical skills and the ability to draw quality data from a wide range of resources Demonstrate strong leadership skills and senior management experience with a proven ability to drive team performance If you are keen on hearing more about this role please get in touch at or By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.
Gleeson Recruitment Group Redditch, UK
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
Outstanding new opportunity for a commercially-orientated Financial Controller, to join a global logistics business, based in Redditch, Worcestershire. This position is responsible for overseeing all of the finance activities globally, including Business Planning, Reporting, Accounting (both Statutory and Management Accounts)..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
The Role The role of Finance Director is critical to the on-going growth within the division following a period of change and restructure. The successful applicant will partner closely with the current executive team, in particular with the Managing Director and Commercial Director, to deliver strategies for the establishment of long-term revenue plans, corporate performance and drive a key transformation program . The successful candidate must have excellent commercial negotiation experience with a clear vision for unlocking the potential from additional lines of business over the next 12 to 18 months. Key areas of expertise for the Finance Director will include: Full P&L ownership of a growing business Establishing and developing a highly-skilled team of senior direct reports Working with the business development team to ensure the business maximises revenue opportunities Partnering with key customer representatives to secure opportunities for new lines of business Managing the budgeting & forecasting process including the introduction of robust analysis tools Establishing the key areas of performance and service delivery targets Definition and delivery of long-term financial objectives Working closely with industry bodies, auditors and other external parties to ensure agreed contract delivery parameters are met and future business development potential is maximised within strict guidelines Identification and development of areas for improvement in the use of resources across finance & commercial management This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with ambition, integrity and highly-developed commercial aptitude to join a business that can offer genuine career growth in an agile and innovative environment. The Candidate The Finance Director will have a commercial background, with an ability to strategically direct a high-growth business from a financial perspective. A genuine business partner, you will work to the highest standards of corporate governance with a track record in delivering innovative solutions to complex, long-term challenges. A formal accountancy qualification, with strong academics, will be highly-regarded, along with an ability to manage and engage with a wide variety of stakeholders. The successful individual will have experience in liaising directly with high-profile customers and other strategic partners ideally within the technology, telecoms or SAAS sector. The package for the successful Finance Director will comprise a salary of circa £120k - £150k per annum plus car, pension, healthcare, and extensive bonus. By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.
Gleeson Recruitment Group Birmingham, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Full time
Interim Commercial Finance Manager - Midlands - £400/£550 per day LTD - 3/6 Months My Midlands based client within the Logistics sector has an immediate requirement for an Interim Commercial Finance Manager to join their team on a rolling basis initially for 3 months. Interim Commercial Finance Manager - Role in..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group Leicestershire, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Head of Finance - Midlands The Client GRG Executive Search has been retained by an exciting and dynamic privately owned business currently going through a period of strategic change to hire a high calibre Head of Finance who is capable of succeeding the current the CFO. As part of an agile precision manufacturing group operating across multiple sites in the UK and US the business is a global leader in its field with a large corporate blue-chip client base. The business manufactures large scale capital equipment for the automotive and aerospace markets as well as having a significant aftermarket offering. As part of their expansion, they now seek a Head of Finance/Group Financial Controller to work closely with the senior management team to develop financial controls, decision support and more efficient systems. The Role The Head of Finance will be a critical source of support for all operational financial developments. Reporting into the CFO, this role will require both technical and commercial capability. Specifically, the role will require a background in the following key areas: Lead, develop and motivate the group finance team in order to ensure that demanding performance targets are achieved. All accounting and financial reporting is delivered according to local and international accounting standards. Company period end closing including statutory reporting, compliance and consolidation of financial results. Check that all the appropriate controls are in place and accurately performed in accordance with company guidelines. Improving and ensuring a robust control framework. Responsible for leading the production of budgets & forecasts and to provide the advice and guidance to the business in order to link business decisions to the plans. Responsible for the monthly production of management accounts and KPI's in accordance with the Group requirements and in order to support the business performance achievement. Technical accounting and shared services including accounts payable, receivable, payroll, tax, treasury and reporting. Liaison with external parties including customers, financiers and auditors Examining current cost models and challenging assumptions & business drivers Partnering with other senior managers across the organisations to support business transformation projects As Group Financial Controller, you will be leading a number of significant finance improvement projects. The Candidate To be considered for this role you will be a qualified accountant with significant PQE, preferably from a manufacturing environment. You are likely to be an experienced Group Financial Controller, with exposure in partnering with other senior managers and directors, to support aggressive growth plans and cost reduction projects. Please apply for immediate consideration to . By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.
Gleeson Recruitment Group Shirley, Solihull, UK
Aug 11, 2018
This is an outstanding opportunity for a Head of Finance to join a professional and global Financial Services business, based out of Solihull, West Midlands. Reporting into the Director of Finance, with active participation in the Senior Management Team and Executive Teams across the UK and Europe, this is a highly visible position with excellent career prospects. As Head of Finance, your key responsibilities will include: Managing all aspects of the Finance Team - recruiting, leading, developing and motivating a team of Managers in order to meet deadlines and performance targets, and ensure the finance department runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Support the Finance Managers in delivering their tasks. Responsible for leading the production of budgets & forecasts and to provide the advice and guidance to the business in order to link business decisions to the plans. Responsible for controlling and optimising the cost structure in accordance with the strategic plan and the annual budget. Ensure financial planning and analysis activities comply with Group guidelines and requirements. Responsible for overseeing the monthly production of management accounts and KPI's. Provide analysis and reports on P&L performance against forecasts to support decision making for the Business. Manage team to deliver the information and modelling that can be used by the business to drive performance. Check that all the appropriate controls are in place and accurately performed. Oversee and regulate good risk assessment of the performance and the quality of work done by the finance functions. Analyse financial implications of potential business decisions, and advise. Build strong relationships with the other departments to ensure that the finance functions provide the right level of information and support to the business. Ensure Compliance is in place and monitored on a regular basis. Work closely with SMT across the business to develop, evaluate and implement strategy for driving profitability. Advise and support the Executive Team and other areas of the business on financial planning and analysis issues. This Head of Finance position in Solihull requires a fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), with proven team management experience within a large corporate. You will be strong technically (including knowledge of IFRS, Tax, Compliance, Audit, and Financial Analysis),with the ability to make an informed decision on the information available to you. In person you must have strong leadership ability, and able to liaise and influence all levels of management across all departments. You will be driven, strategic, diligent and timely, who enjoys a challenge and thrives on the aspiration to have your department running as best in class. In return, the Head of Finance role in Solihull is paying a package of up to £85,000, including a car or car allowance, plus 20% bonus, and all other benefits as expected of a role at this level. If you are interested in this Head of Finance role, please apply at your earliest convenience to this advert with your most recent CV. Thank you in advance. By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.
Gleeson Recruitment Group Solihull, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Full time
This is an outstanding opportunity for a Head of Finance to join a professional and global Financial Services business, based out of Solihull, West Midlands. Reporting into the Director of Finance, with active participation in the Senior Management Team and Executive Teams across the UK and Europe..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group City Rd, Derby DE1 3RR, UK
Aug 11, 2018
A leading Food Manufacturing / FMCG Brand are seeking a Qualified Accountant with Site / Plant Accounting experience, to join the Business as a multi-site Head of Finance. Based in Derby (with some travel to two other sites in the Midlands), the Head of Finance will be paid a salary in the range of £65,000 to £70,000 + car allowance + pension + private health care + annual bonus up to 15%. Reporting in to the Finance Director, the Head of Finance will directly support the allocated manufacturing sites to drive the cost agenda within the Manufacturing and Logistics business areas. They will also act as a Finance Business Partner to Site Directors providing challenge, influence and insight. A full job description is available on request. Head of Finance - Required Skills & Experience Qualified accountant with at least 3 years post qualification experience Extensive FMCG Manufacturing experience Site / Plant based experience is highly desirable To apply for the Head of Finance position in Derby, please click on the "apply now" button and your CV will be sent directly to the recruiter (Jamie Carter). We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application. By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.
Gleeson Recruitment Group Derby, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Full time
A leading Food Manufacturing / FMCG Brand are seeking a Qualified Accountant with Site / Plant Accounting experience, to join the Business as a multi-site Head of Finance. Based in Derby (with some travel to two other sites in the Midlands), the Head of Finance will be paid a salary in the range of £65,000 to £70..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
GRG Executive Search has been retained by a highly dynamic PE-backed B2B service and software business based in London. Reporting to the CEO and supporting the strategic development of the organisation my client is seeking a CFO with a strong track record of operational, commercial and financial delivery within an investor backed or corporate environment. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a highly entrepreneurial business currently going through an exciting period of change and looking to execute its buy and build growth model. The Company This business operates in a high growth market at the cutting edge of new technology and is a global leader in its field. From its London-based head office, the CFO will lead, develop and restructure the current finance function, with a view to ensuring that it is fit for purpose and able to support the growth of the organisation. The Role As CFO you will be responsible for delivering the following: Agreeing to and delivering against the business' growth targets alongside the CEO. Identifying and leading on target acquisitions, providing detailed investment analysis and appraisal as well as leading integration projects. Managing all external stakeholders, including investors, bankers, insurers and auditors. Managing a possible external investment process, re-financing and fund raising. Offering insightful advice on cash management, variances and other trends that might improve and enhance profitability and service delivery. Driving the finance team to deliver financial results and information to the business in a timely and commercially-enhancing manner. Overseeing the production of statutory reports and monthly management accounts. Managing and delivering on budgeting and forecasting processes. Establishing and monitoring internal controls, cost drivers, and efficiency potential. Working closely with the IT team to develop more robust and streamlined processes and automation where appropriate. Driving improvements to business information systems and period end deadlines. KPI development and reporting. The Candidate The successful individual will have a strong track-record delivering strong financial management and control whilst driving the commercial agenda of the business, supporting delivery of group growth targets and partnering closely with the CEO in a PE-backed environment. You will be a qualified accountant with exposure to delivering strategic change ideally within a corporate finance/private equity backed environment. Previous experience of external fund raising would be a distinct advantage. Candidates outside of the technology sector are encouraged to apply. Please click "apply", or call Liz Gilliver on for an initial conversation. By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.