Finance Director

The Business

Laila’s Fine Foods are an award-winning, independently-owned, chilled and frozen ready meals manufacturing business based in Lancashire.

The Opportunity

Our business has experienced exceptional growth achieved through a commitment to developing innovative products and processes focused on consumer needs. We are now seeking to recruit a Finance Director to our site in the North West in order to manage the finance function and play a critical role in the delivery of the finance strategy.

The Finance Director will report to the Managing Director and will assume responsibility for overall business financial control

You will be experienced in producing all business financial reports, budget planning and control and forecasting. You will ensure timely production of accurate and reliable monthly accounts, forecasts and budgets in line with agreed timescales. Ensure a strong financial control environment, including an embedded process for review and approval of monthly P&L, balance sheet and cashflow. You will be responsible for all group tax, accounting and audit compliance along with performance KPI’s

You will proactively promote continuous improvement opportunities across all aspects of finance.

The Candidate

A qualified accountant with a passion for both understanding and influencing the key commercial drivers of a business

Providing inspirational leadership for their team

Strong financial acumen with experience in budgeting, forecasting and financial control and payroll

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a finance director role

Industry: Food Manufacturing

If this really sounds like you and you want be considered for the Finance Director job, please fill in the form below or send your CV for consideration to david.beaver@lailasfinefoods.co.uk