Finance Director

Highly competitive salary + car allowance
19 Apr 2019
13 May 2019
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Full time

Hays Senior Finance is delighted to be working in partnership with Clays who have been established for over 200 years and have a turnover in excess of GBP75m. They are recognised as the market leading book production specialist in the UK. Responsible for producing more than 150 million books each year and many of the world's bestselling titles out of its 14–acre site based in Bungay, Suffolk in the heart of East Anglia.

Due to continued success and growth they are looking to recruit a Finance Director to join their team in Bungay, which is a key appointment and a pivotal role. Reporting and working closely with the Chief Executive, you will lead and drive financial growth plans to enable the business to stay ahead of the curve in an evolving market.

You will manage an accounting team of 13. You will get involved in the day–to–day operations as well as coaching and influencing others, to innovate and improve the financial processes to drive Clays growth strategy. The successful candidate will be a finance professional with extensive manufacturing experience and have the energy and gravitas to deliver great results.

You will be a fully qualified accountant with drive and ambition. Above all you will have a strong degree of commercial acumen, with the ability to liaise with key stakeholders and create insightful financial information that will drive growth and business performance.

Experience in reviewing and analysing existing costing systems within a manufacturing environment is desirable; including specifying the functionality required in software and reporting tools for improved MI and BI.

This is an exciting time to join Clays, and if you feel you have the drive and the passion to help them to achieve their mission and vision, then they can offer you a role that is not only hugely satisfying but brings great benefits and a stimulating supportive working environment.

In return Clays are offering a highly competitive salary, car allowance, bonus and benefits package. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Finance Director to progress their career with a market leading, fast–moving world class business.

First stage interviews will be held in London on: Thursday 23rd May (times tbc)

Second stage interviews will be held in Bungay on: Wednesday 5th June (times tbc)

All third party & direct applicants will be sent directly to Kate Edwards at Hays Senior Finance to be screened as part of the recruitment process.

For more detailed information, please visit our dedicated recruitment website:

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