Accountancy & Finance

Finance Director

  • Location: Burton-On-Trent
  • Salary: TBC
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: SFAB-22686
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This vacancy is managed by:

Andy Bath

Job Description

Elevation Recruitment Group are acting as retained recruitment partners to Marley Eternit in the appointment of a Finance Director.

With 100 years of roofing expertise and heritage, Marley Eternit is the UK’s leading roof systems manufacturer. With a combined turnover of c£200mill and employing around 800 staff, they are the only UK manufacturer offering all elements of a roofing system from clay and concrete tiles, fibre cement slates, shingles and profiled sheeting to roofing accessories and battens. The comprehensive range also features decking and scaffolding. Their innovative and market-leading products are all supported by a wide range of easily accessible technical services and expert support to meet the needs of our customers from across the construction industry. In recognition of their customer focus, in 2016, Marley Eternit was awarded the coveted ServiceMark accreditation from the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) for their commitment to deliver ‘world class customer service’. Marley Eternit are part of the Etex group, who are a successful international group of companies who offer a diverse portfolio/product range and global presence.

Based across 8 sites, 6 manufacturing facilities and 2 distribution centres, Marley Eternit have experienced significant success in recent years; increasing profit on the bottom line, further adding to their group through new acquisitions and continuing to develop their already strong brand name in the market. With a strategy to further increase brand awareness and continue recent growth, the business has highlighted the need to recruit a well-rounded and high calibre Finance Director.

This pivotal role will form part of Marley Eternit leadership team and work with key stakeholders across the business in driving increased performance and delivery of the company strategy. The Finance Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of the financial plan which will in turn support the company’s continued success and strategic performance. In addition, the role has responsibility for planning, managing and controlling all financial related activities encompassing financial reporting, technical compliance, forecasting, business planning and property management.

Alongside the financial elements of the job role, the successful applicant will also have to become the face of finance out in the business and a valued business partner to the senior leadership and management teams company wide. Through the provision of financial challenge, advice, reporting and analytical information, the Finance Director will be tasked with encouraging optimal operational efficiency and performance and ensuring all divisional strategies are aligned.

This is a key hire for Marley Eternit and as such they will be looking for candidates who can demonstrate recent and relevant work experience of the following:

- Establish and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders within both the senior leadership and management teams
- Play an active role as part of the leadership team in the development of long/short term vision, strategy and business plans
- Effective management of the finance function (including a Pensions team)
- Analysis and presentation of financial implications of business activities, providing recommendations to enhance financial performance and business opportunities
- Management of the budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting processes
- Ownership of the financial results and associated reporting to Etex
- Drive and focus to continually evaluate and improve processes, systems and controls across the business

Alongside the core responsibilities, the Finance Director will be expected to focus on a number of key objectives over the next 12 months. These objectives will include developing the reporting and management information available to the business, building a strong and trusted working relationship with Etex, successful delivery of adhoc group project work, support on investment and new business opportunities and gaining a detailed understanding of the pension scheme.

In addition to the technical skills, it is essential that all applicants can demonstrate a confident and diligent approach to their work, enabling them to effectively influence, engage and support stakeholders both within Marley Eternit and the wider Etex group.

This is an outstanding opportunity which will allow the successful candidate to make an immediate and positive impact within the organisation, playing a key role in the future success and growth of the business. In return for a people focused and results orientated approach, Marley Eternit can offer a fantastic platform for any ambitious Finance Director to progress their career and gain real job satisfaction.

For a confidential conversation about this opportunity please call Andy Bath on 01709 303 330 or click apply.

Please note that Elevation Recruitment Group are acting as retained partners to Marley Eternit on this assignment and therefore any unsolicited third party CVs will be sent directly to them. Click to Apply

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