Finance Director | Nottingham | c£100,000 + Equity from day one + Benefits
Join a rapidly expanding and innovative food manufacturing business specialising in added-value plant-based ingredients. As the Finance Director for this private equity-backed company, operating across three cutting-edge facilities in Nottingham, you’ll play a pivotal role in its growth and strategic direction.
This is an FD role that places you at the heart of the action. Collaborating closely with the PE owners and a talented senior leadership team, you will be the primary finance contact for the group, playing a vital role in strategic decision-making, financial management, reporting, and leadership. You’ll manage the full finance function, handling transactional finance, stock/costings, management accounting, reporting, and much more. It’s a comprehensive role that encompasses everything from monthly account presentations to year-end and audit management, budgeting, forecasting, cash management and project accounting.
We’re seeking a hands-on Finance Director with a background in food manufacturing, particularly with smaller-scale operations (sub £100m turnover). Your expertise in managing financial intricacies while aligning with strategic objectives will be key. You’ll collaborate with external stakeholders, drive process improvements, and be an integral part of the growth story.
- Professional qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
- Proven experience in food manufacturing, preferably within smaller businesses vs larger corporate
- Proficiency in managing relationships with stakeholders such as auditors, banks, and insurers
- A strategic yet hands-on approach, balancing high-level insights with granular financial understanding
- Gifted equity from day one
- A private equity-backed environment offering a clear progression path to an MD-style role
- Competitive benefits package including pension, private health and more