Gleeson Recruitment Group

Gleeson Recruitment Group Staffordshire, UK
Oct 19, 2018
A medium sized services / engineering sector firm is seeking a commercially focused Financial Controller (No.1 in Finance / Division), to join their highly successful Business in Staffordshire on a permanent basis. A salary in the range of £70,000 to £75,000 is on offer + pension, PHC and company bonus scheme. There is also clear career progression potential to a more Senior role in a larger Division within 2-3 years. This is an exciting time to join the company as it goes through a period of growth. The role will suit a dynamic individual who can work closely with the Group Finance Director and Operations Director in ensuring the company's financial targets and objectives are met. Financial Controller - Responsibilities Managing a team of 5 Finance professionals Business partnering the 3 Value stream leads and Operations Director through cost centre, capex and headcount reviews, providing cost control support and challenge Management of the bottom up process for the annual budget and 5 year plan Overseeing the month end close process in SAP and Corporate reporting via HFM (Hyperion) Managing the monthly forecast process, including reviewing and consolidating the submissions from other finance team members, including the preparation of monthly forecast packs for review with Corporate Ownership of monthly balance sheet reconciliation process and review for quality and accuracy Managing the Quarterly/Annual reporting schedules into Corporate Ownership of the statutory accounts and tax reporting cycles Financial Controller - Who are we looking for? Will consider either a Chartered Accountant who trained with a recognised Audit firm ("1st movers" at Manager or Senior Manager grade are encouraged to apply), or ACMA and ACCA Qualified Accountants with relevant experience Strong financial control skills but also with clear commercial finance experience Minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience The natural ability to influence and develop relationships Track record of people management Previous Large Company experience preferred To apply for the Financial Controller position in Staffordshire, please click on the "apply now" button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible 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 Coventry, UK
Oct 19, 2018
Do you want to work for one of the biggest and most iconic brands in the world? Have you got experience in Master Data maintenance, and P2P (purchase to pay) processes, and managed a team? This Finance Manager (Master Data) role is an amazing opportunity to join a highly successful global business based in Coventry, Warwickshire. As Finance Manager (Master Data), your key responsibilities will include: Ownership of all Master Data maintenance activities within the Shared Service Centre Lead a large team to deliver standardised, streamlined Master Data services in line with process efficiency Ensure your team adhere to policies, controls and governance Regular team appraisals, development, performance reviews Identify opportunities to continuously improve Master Data processes and collaborate with the wider finance community to deliver finance initiatives and key business outcomes Resolve complex issues and customer concerns Business partnering - building relationships, to independently challenge existing thinking in a positive way, whilst building credibility and trust Process improvement To be successful in your application to the Finance Manager (Master Data) position, you will ideally be a qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), or a certified Data Management professional; and have proven experience with Master Data maintenance and management in a large Shared Services Environment, and indepth knowledge of Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) processes. It would be highly regarded if you have worked in a SOx controlled environment, and have managed a team previously. In person we are seeking someone who is highly-driven, pro-active and approachable; a problem-solver who can bring new ideas and drive new processes and improvements to the division. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to build trustworthy relationships, whilst having the confidence to constructively challenge the status quo. In return, the Finance Manager (Master Data) will receive a base salary of up to £60,000 base salary (DOE), plus company car, performance-related bonus, contributory pension, flexible working hours, private medical and other flexible benefits. If you would like more information about this Finance Manager (Master Data) role, based in Coventry, Warwickshire, or you would like to be considered for the position, please apply with your most recent CV as soon as possible to this advert. Thank you. 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 Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
Oct 19, 2018
GRG Executive Search has been retained by a highly dynamic PE-backed B2B service and software business based in the Midlands. 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 Midlands-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.
Gleeson Recruitment Group Birmingham, UK
Oct 19, 2018
Full time
GRG Executive Search has been retained by a highly dynamic PE-backed B2B service and software business based in the Midlands. 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..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group Birmingham, UK
Oct 19, 2018
Full time
You have the opportunity to work with an exciting residential developer who are changing the way our city looks through the development of high-end residential properties. This exciting organisation is now looking for a Project Manager. We are working with our client to find an experienced Project Manager with high-rise..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group West Midlands, UK
Oct 17, 2018
An opportunity has arisen for a HR Director to join a manufacturing SME business in the West Midlands. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a client who has genuine passion for performance in all of their business areas and in their people. With positive change ahead and ambitious growth strategies, this is an exciting time to join this business in a newly created HR Director role to sit on the board. In a multi-site based role, with Global travel, you will work as an integral member of the business management teams and influence the delivery of the overall HR strategy. You will be responsible for the consistent and effective management of HR activities and lead the people strategy across all manufacturing sites. Key responsibilities for the HR Director role: Full implementation of HR processes (reward, resourcing, performance management, talent, learning, employee relations & engagement) Employee Relations and Performance Management activities Recruitment, talent and succession activities Act as a change agent, leading change initiatives whilst driving towards desired organisational culture Lead on business acquisitions Delivery of employee engagement, integration and harmonisation programmes Team management Skills & Experience Proven experience of working in a number one HR role in an SME business- ideally manufacturing Experience of TUPE and M & A Project work Experience of driving growth and continuous improvement within a medium sized organisation. The ability to challenge and coach operational management Be able to influence multiple stakeholders & drive change Happy having strategic conversations and delivering on wider business objectives, as well as delivering hands on operational support Graduate calibre, CIPD qualified Global or European experience 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 Basingstoke, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Full time
I am seeking a Head of Finance to join a small but successful international marketing business . This well established company operates in a niche sector and therefore are experts in their specialist field. With a strategy for significant growth including international expansion, this is a dynamic business and great place..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group West Midlands, UK
Oct 17, 2018
Full time
An opportunity has arisen for a HR Director to join a manufacturing SME business in the West Midlands. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a client who has genuine passion for performance in all of their business areas and in their people. With positive change ahead and ambitious growth strategies..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group Wokingham, UK
Oct 16, 2018
This manufacturing business is one of the largest in Europe with a t/o exceeding a billion Euros. I am seeking an experienced Financial Controller for their UK division based near Reading. A quick snapshot… This is a key Finance role within the UK business which has a significant part to play in delivering the business, financial and operational budgets Key elements across revenue and costs for the month-end close reporting process Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations Monthly trend analysis and variance to forecast Preparation of management accounts analysis to support insight into business performance and drive key improvement programmes Business partnering with leadership team members as required You will regularly influence senior management thinking and develop commercially sound solutions that influence business unit results, by using breadth of vision and technical knowledge to solve complex problems. They will be comfortable influencing strategy and be able to translate it into actionable programmes, opportunities or activities. Key Responsibilities... Support delivery of the month and quarter-end reporting cycles, including preparation and review of UK financial performance (P&L/Balance Sheet/Cash Flow) to ensure results are prepared in accordance with consistent accounting standards. Provide insight and share understanding of month-end results variances and year-on-year, quarter-on-quarter movements Drive continuous improvement in key processes Management of accounts payable function and FP & A accounting function Here's what skills you'll need… Experience of Financial Control within a mid-size Manufacturing organisation. The ability to manage and inspire a team conducting regular appraisals. One or more of the following certifications; ACCA ACA CIMA 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 West Midlands, UK
Oct 13, 2018
Full time
Continuous Improvement Finance Manager Based in Coventry My client, a global automotive manufacturer is looking to recruit a six sigma continuous improvement finance manager to join their business. Following a redesign of their entire finance function and the creation of a global finance shared service centre..... click apply for full job details
Gleeson Recruitment Group Shirley, Solihull, UK
Oct 13, 2018
Commercial Finance Manager with Finance Business Partner experience sought for a large, multi-site, adaptive and successful business based in Solihull, West Midlands. This is a great opportunity to provide crucial decision support by analysing and interpreting management information, and directly influencing key commercial decisions for the business; plus managing and developing a small and highly effective team. As Commercial Finance Manager, your key responsibilities will include: Lead, motivate and develop a team of 2 analysts to make better quality business decisions and implement development plans to aid their career progression. Financial ownership of sales, margin, supplier income, capital spend and costs. Dedicated Finance Business Partner to Senior Management Team and Commercial function, in order to deliver the optimal sales and profit position. Quarterly forecasting and budgeting, highlighting opportunities and risks to ensure strategy is in line with overall Business objectives. Daily, weekly, monthly reporting and understanding of sales and margin variances. Evaluation of promotional effectiveness, margin management and range reviews proposing appropriate management actions to keep plans on track. Influencing the Commercial teams to capitalise on trading opportunities and minimise potential threats by identifying and highlighting trends, and understanding the long term impacts of commercial decisions. Participate in the 5 year plan by using insight and Commercial knowledge to drive out appropriate sales and margin outlook. The successful Commercial Finance Manager will be a fully qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA), with a 1st or 2:1 degree, and previous experience in a Finance Business Partner or Commercial Finance role. Advanced MS Excel skills are a pre-requisite, as is the ability to drive insight from data, then convey the findings to both finance and non-finance Management Teams - confident in making your own recommendations & conclusions. You will be a credible influencer, confident and articulate, and be naturally inquisitive and driven in person. The successful Commercial Finance Manager will receive a salary of up to £60,000 DOE, plus executive company car or car allowance, discretionary bonus, contributory pension, and other additional benefits in line with a role at this level. Please apply with your updated CV to this advert if you are interested in hearing more about this excellent Commercial Finance Manager role based in Solihull, South Birmingham, West Midlands. Thank you. 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 Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
Oct 11, 2018
You have the opportunity to work with an exciting residential developer who are changing the way our city looks through the development of high-end residential properties. This exciting organisation is now looking for a Project Manager. We are working with our client to find an experienced Project Manager with high-rise experience on large city centre developments. We are looking for hard working, commercially savvy Project Managers who want to be on this journey with our client, helping to deliver high end and complex schemes in the West Midlands. There are some exciting projects about to start with competitive salaries on offer for the right candidates. To find out more about this Project Manager opportunity please get in touch with Stephen Brandsma at 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 Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Oct 11, 2018
Stoke-based PE backed manufacturing business is recruiting an experienced Group Finance Director to join its board. Reporting to the Managing Director and supporting the strategic development of the organisation my client is seeking a Group Finance Director with a strong track record of operational, commercial and financial delivery. The Role From its Stoke-based head office, the Group Finance Director will enhance business performance through delivering synergies and value through innovation. The role will support the Group Managing Director to drive change and commercial development of the business and operate as a true business partner to support the operational running of the business. The role will be specifically responsible for the following: Driving the finance team to deliver financial results and information to the business in a timely and commercially-enhancing manner. Offering insightful advice on cash management, variances and other trends that might improve and enhance profitability and service delivery. Driving improvements to business information systems and period end deadlines. KPI development and reporting. Liaising with external stakeholders, including Investors, banks, insurers and auditors. Overseeing the production of statutory reports and monthly management accounts. Managing the 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. The Candidate The successful individual will have a strong track-record delivering strong financial management and control whilst driving the commercial agenda in an Investor backed environment. You will be a qualified accountant with exposure to delivering strategic change ideally within a private equity backed environment. 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.
Gleeson Recruitment Group Northamptonshire, UK
Oct 10, 2018
Our client is a Private Equity backed B2B group currently experiencing a period of growth. GRG Executive Search is looking for a Commercial Finance Director to work alongside the Managing Director and will be accountable for both commercial and financial activities. The successful candidate will be involved in the operational leadership of the business, contributing to both strategic development and day-to-day business management as this acquisitive group continues to grow. You will be responsible for commercial finance and will be integral to growing the business, with an expectation that you will drive commercial and operational performance, develop a deep understanding of the industry and be happy to get involved at all levels of business activity including pricing and bid support. The Commercial Finance Director will be responsible for: Key responsibilities Take full responsibility for commercial pricing activity. Manage the provision of management accounts and forecasts to create a first class financial and management reporting environment, ensuring there are controls in place necessary to produce timely and accurate business reporting and analysis. Continuous development and implementation of the company's internal finance and business systems appropriate to address on-going business growth, annually reviewing the appropriateness of the outsourced finance department Ensure that Finance works in conjunction with other functions across the business where this is necessary, providing support to help improve the business Delivery of annual planning processes, including annual budgeting and longer-term forecasts Commercial analysis in support of both strategic and tactical business decision-making including roll-out strategy, other capital expenditure (ie systems), product innovation, labour scheduling, pricing decisions and marketing activity Candidate Requirements Experience gained within a high growth, multi-site, organisation. Qualified accountant Possess strong attention to detail allied to the ability to think and operate strategically Experienced at Finance Director level within a small entrepreneurial multi-site environment as a Divisional FD of a larger organisation. Alternatively, you may be an experienced FC looking to take on their first FD role. Possess the ability to be hands on as well as strategic Able to build strong working relationships, trust and credibility with Board colleagues, with the MD, Private Equity house and with lending banks. Demonstrate strong leadership and sound judgement and be comfortable operating in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. 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 Colwall, Malvern WR13 6HE, UK
Oct 10, 2018
I am currently supporting a SME manufacturing organisation in finding a Qualified Accountant for a newly created Group Finance Director position. Based in the Worcester area, the Group Finance Director will earn a salary in the region of £65-£85k (depending on level of experience) + pension, PHC and bonus. This organisation is very well established, but is under new ownership, which has brought about some planned aggressive growth plans and a slight change in direction of their product group. The decision to bring in an experienced SME Finance Director has really been driven around their desire to grow the Business. Reporting in to the Managing Director, the Group Finance Director will manage all of the accounting functions including financial and management accounting, payroll, purchase ledger, credit control and commercial. You will have a small finance team supporting you in this area. Your main focus initially will be to develop and implement a robust and commercially viable 5 year strategic plan, which will include targeted investment, debt management, margin enhancement and systems improvements. You must also have the ability to question the status-quo and to manage projects from inception to fruition, especially as the business navigates a period of aggressive growth and change. Required Experience An excellent knowledge of Finance. At least 10 years experience in a senior managerial role is essential Previous experience in the manufacturing sector, ideally to include costing experience Degree level and ACA qualifications or equivalent Good knowledge of IT systems such as ERP/MRP together with core packages such as word and excel. Proven track record of delivering financial improvements Possess exceptional communication skills, with a track record of building cross organisational relationships. To apply for the Group Finance Director vacancy in Worcester, please click on the "apply now" button and your CV will be sent directly to the recruiter (Jamie Carter). I 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 London, UK
Oct 09, 2018
This business has recently been acquired by a FTSE listed company. With a turnover of under £50m , this small business has an enormous amount of growth potential with ambitions to treble in size. They have a strong foothold in a niche sector specialising in engineering. I am seeking a qualified Finance Head with experience in construction or a heavily contracted business. The role sits on the leadership team and reports to the Managing Director. This is a key role that will give direction to the business and set priorities to support the strategy. You will deliver accurate financial information that is crucial to decision making. Responsibilities include: To lead the interpretation and analysis of the monthly results to drive the business forward. Ensure compliance with statutory and company requirements in respect of reporting results, assets and liabilities. Standardisation of reporting and analysis across the business. Present business cases and capital submissions for submission to parent company. This is a really good opportunity to make an impact. Working together with the Managing Director you will set the strategy for the business. Opportunities to progress are immense since the business is now part of a FTSE listed group. If you would like to find out more, please contact me at . 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 Coventry, UK
Oct 06, 2018
Continuous Improvement Finance Manager Based in Coventry My client, a global automotive manufacturer is looking to recruit a six sigma continuous improvement finance manager to join their business. Following a redesign of their entire finance function and the creation of a global finance shared service centre, this role will will be to deliver continuous finance process improvement across the O2C function. They will pay an attractive salary with superb benefits attached. Please don't hesitate to get in touch or apply for the role asap. 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 Lichfield, UK
Oct 06, 2018
Onboarding Project Manager - Lichfield You will be instrumental in delivering multiple on boarding projects for this fast-growing, innovative financial regulated technology business. You must be able to oversee the IT and operational requirements of projects, while engaging teams at every stage and fully understanding the customer journey. Duties: Take part in a handover call with Business Development and the Customer to document agreed actions Review and compile project plans Monitoring of the project and accurate maintenance of the project plan to ensure that deliverables happen on time, to the customer's satisfaction and in line with Business priorities Implementing required activities via the system and liaising with colleagues who are delivering training, guidance and technical support Maintaining accurate CRM and internal systems information Weekly status reporting Handover to the Customer Relationship team into BAU You will have oversight on capturing business needs, working on and communicating solutions, business process mapping and support testing. You will have experience of system and data migrations Applicants should have a strong understanding of the financial services - preferably investment Management sector. The ideal candidate will have a very strong background in strategic change initiatives. You will have good knowledge of industry-standard project management methodologies. 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 Reading, UK
Oct 05, 2018
Finance Director £80,000 - £100,000 plus benefits Reading Our client is a mid-sized services technology business that has demonstrated extremely strong growth since inception in the mid-2000s. Recently the business has hit a plateau, and the financial management had come into question. As a consequence, they are seeking a Finance Director with experience in a turnaround situation to join a new leadership team. Their services include outsourced bundled solutions as an MCSP (Managed Cloud Service Provider). With an excellent portfolio of clients and a track record of organic and acquisitive growth, they have great potential. As the International Finance Director, you will partner a high calibre leadership team. This is a high-profile role, you will bring extensive experience and leadership skills in all budgeting, financial control, reporting, day-to-day accounting and corporate governance activities. Both at a strategic level, whilst possessing the ability to dive into the detail as required. You will be capable of identifying operational and commercial risks and opportunities, with knowledge of how best to improve top line growth and bottom line performance. For more information please apply or contact Ridda Michail or Julie Callcutt at Gleeson Recruitment 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.