Finance Director, North Leeds

22 March 20242024-03-22
North Yorkshire & North East
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Are you an experienced Financial Controller ready to elevate your career to the next level? I am looking after an incredible opportunity to become a first time  Finance Director and lead the financial strategy of a rapidly growing SME! Backed by private equity and situated in commuting distance from York, Leeds, Harrogate and Wakefield , I am looking for a hands on commercial finance leader to join the Senior Leadership Team. 

Position: Finance Director

About the business At this dynamic SME, innovation and ambition are the driving forces behind their success. With the backing of private equity, they are  poised for significant growth and expansion. Joining the  team means being part of a collaborative environment where your expertise will help shape the business going forward. 

Role Overview: This role presents a rare opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller to step into their first-time Finance Director position. With the full support of the SLT, you will have the resources and mentorship needed to thrive and develop your skillset. Ideally, you will bring experience in the B2B sector or retail industry, but candidates from other sectors are also encouraged to apply.


  • Lead the development and implementation of  financial strategy, aligned with the overall business objectives.
  • Oversee all financial operations, including budgeting, forecasting, cash flow management, and financial reporting.
  • Provide strategic financial guidance to senior management and stakeholders, driving informed decision-making
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices in financial management


  • Proven experience as a Financial Controller or similar role, with a track record of success in financial leadership positions.
  • Strong understanding of financial principles, regulations, and industry trends, preferably in the consumer sector or retail.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and inspire others.
  • Ambitious mindset with a desire to excel in a Finance Director role.

If you're a driven and visionary financial leader looking for an exciting challenge, please get in touch 

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