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Head of Finance

  • Location: Salisbury
  • Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + package + benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: George Campbell Wilson
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 01 July 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012667_1685636982

Cedar is exclusively recruiting for a Head of Finance for a Private Equity backed Consumer Technology Group based in Salisbury, Wiltshire. The role is operating a hybrid working model with 3 days based in the office.

Through cutting-edge technology, the business has grown to market-leading status and is continuing to go from strength to strength.

Reporting into the Group CFO; the Head of Finance will have overall control and responsibility for all financial aspects of the business - as well as supporting the Exec team on company strategy and contributing to their ongoing success.


  • Form a close working relationship with the Site Director, other senior executives and the leadership team
  • To take overall control of the company's accounting function, including the leadership & development of the finance team
  • Contribute fully to all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis
  • Have a good understanding of margins achievements, challenge cost efficiency, give an overall vision of financial performance to the Board
  • Manage and review budgeting processes
  • Contribute to improve quality of the reporting to the Group
  • Manage cash with their team
  • Prepare the annual accounts with team and auditors
  • Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met
  • Manage finance group policies regarding capital requirements, stock valuation, taxation, disposals and acquisitions, as appropriate
  • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers and advisors
  • All employees have a responsibility for quality and must check the quality of the work they perform.

Qualifications and Skills: To be successful in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Qualified in a relevant finance
  • Proven experience (at least 8 years) in a senior finance role, preferably within the manufacturing industry.
  • Strong financial acumen and a deep understanding of financial statements, financial analysis, and budgeting.
  • Expertise in financial modeling, forecasting, and cash flow management.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles, tax regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Experience in managing audits and working with external auditors.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a finance team.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with stakeholders at all levels.


  • £70,000 - £80,000
  • Bonus structure
  • Equity opportunity
  • Free breakfast & lunch every day
  • Lots of other benefits and opportunities to develop!