Head of Finance
Rutherford Cross
September 4, 2014
Dalgety Bay, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland & UK
Industry & Commerce
Financial Leadership and Control


Rutherford Cross are working in partnership with a fast growing Scottish manufacturing company to identify a high calibre qualified finance professional to undertake a key role within the business. Reporting to Board level, the successful applicant will have a broad and growing remit including control of financial reporting, taxation, treasury, budgeting & forecasting, risk management, and people management.

The position incorporates a blend of accounting, team leadership and stakeholder management, and requires a very high calibre individual with strong technical and interpersonal ability. Furthermore, the role has a high degree of interaction with the Senior Management Team requiring the individual to be confident and possess a natural gravitas.

Likely candidate background:

  • Fully Qualified Accountant with circa 10 years PQE
  • Experience in a manufacturing or related operational businesses in the SME sector
  • Held a position of responsibility with experience of successfully managing complex reporting, engaging in commercial discussion and decisions, and acting as a member of the wider business management team
  • Experience with working with hedging instruments such as foreign exchange or product trading would be highly advantageous

Key deliverables include:

  • Lead, manage and develop the services of the company’s finance function in order that all the financial management processes are delivered in accordance with the highest governance and professional standards
  • Manage all aspects of corporate reporting and the finance team, working to build understanding of the wider business and strategic challenges
  • Responsible for all accounting functions of the company. This will include all general accounting, statutory accounts, tax, management accounts, treasury and cash management

Salary £80,000 - £90,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits Package

This role represents a fantastic opportunity with a company that is about to undertake a significant journey. To apply, please contact our retained advisor Billy McCarthy at Rutherford Cross.

Related Jobs

Interim Management Accountant   Oban (90% Remote), United Kingdom new
April 15, 2024
Interim Management Accountant   Glasgow, United Kingdom new
April 15, 2024
Interim Project Accountant   Edinburgh, United Kingdom
April 1, 2024