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Head of Finance

Head of Finance – Reporting to MD
£70,000 – £80,000 plus Car/Car Allowance & Bonus & Benefits
Coventry

A successfully growing business that has seen an upturn in business over the past 6 months can start a recruitment process to find a new Head of Finance. This business truly cares for its employees, everyone’s opinions and ideas are valued, and it leads to extremely loyal members of staff across the business.

THE ROLE:

As Head of Finance, you will have full responsibility for the timely production of accurate financial reporting over the national business whilst working closely with the Divisional Management team. The role will require a strong level of management information reporting, they need someone to help navigate the business through the next 5 years of its growth plan. Understanding where more profit can be capitalised is essential. You will be responsible for assessing risk, and cashflow management, whilst controlling working capital, you will be the no.1 in finance so you will need to be capable of making strategic decisions for the business.

DUTIES:

  • Supervise the finance & operations functions of the Group as well as funding, growth strategy, and optimisation programmes.
  • Provide timely and relevant reports to the parent company and the local leadership team Main duties and responsibilities of the Head of Finance & Administration
  • The HoF is responsible for the accounting and financial operations, budgeting, business planning and analysis, and financial, regulatory, and group reporting, including granular MI management, and will be expected to have strong systems and Excel capability.
  • The HoF will manage all external audits, and will be responsible for creating and maintaining all financial policies and procedures in line with group policies.
  • The HoF will be a highly driven, results-oriented individual, who is a both hands-on and a strategic finance leader.
  • The HoF will support the leadership team in achieving their stated growth and value creation goals, as well as ensuring the financial and operational goals are met and the performance of the business is communicated meaningfully and effectively to stakeholders both locally and in Geneva
  • The HoF will support the Board in furthering business market/sales growth plans, increasing their market share by growing organically and reducing administration costs but investing in leading-edge technology and people solutions
  • The HoF will support the group in ensuring gains in profitability and drives the organisation to be financially stable with appropriate skill and controls in place

IDEAL CANDIDATE: – The successful Head of Finance will ideally have the following:

  • A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
  • Previous experience successfully managing a team, and tenure controlling a full accounts function.
  • Have a keen eye for detail and accuracy in the accounts.
  • The ability to influence change within the business and the gravitas to build strong financial management.
  • Experience in retail, manufacturing, FMCG, or Distribution.
  • Effective communicator at all levels, able to deal with non-finance staff.
  • Advanced experience in MS Excel is essential.

Design engineer – Automotive

The ideal candidate will be responsible for executing the full design process from ideation to production. You will draw new designs and update our current designs. During the creation process, you will ensure that our designs meeting all necessary design responsibilities.

Responsibilities

  • Draw, update, and maintain designs
  • Manage multiple complex projects at the same time
  • Ensure our designs meet manufacturing, technical and customer Responsibilities
  • Ensure that all design projects are completed within budget and time

Qualifications

  • Design: 5 years (preferred)
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • High CAD proficiency in Catia V5 4 years (required)
  • Degree in Engineering discipline or Product Design, MEng/MSc preferred
  • Ability to find robust, elegant, and innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Understanding and experience of design techniques and methodologies

Full job details on application

Salary range is between £55,000 and £70,000 based on experience

This is a day shift Monday to Friday role WITH AN EARLY FINISH ON fRIDAY AT 2PM and is office based

There is also a discounted rate optional car scheme available

Lead design Engineer – Automotive

Job Purpose:

Lead the product design and development of automotive components and systems from concept through to production with a bias towards interiors

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Manage and lead design team through all aspects of the product design and development process from initial concept to production, focussing on interior trim

· Liaise with internal and external customers to define requirements and specifications for new products

· Create initial concept schemes

· Generate and manage design release schedules to meet customer requirements

· Challenge assumptions and think innovatively to solve complex problems

· Identify new systems and process to drive quality, efficiency and cost reduction

· Work as an individual contributor or as part of a team on multiple projects of varying size, scope, and complexity

· Respond quickly to shifting priorities without losing sight of longer range projects and goals

· Work with Manufacturing and Quality departments to ensure a robust and cost-effective design of products

· Manage CAD models and assemblies utilizing best practice surfacing and solid modelling techniques

· Ensure design standards and CAD modelling protocols are followed

· Review and check component and assembly drawings including GD&T, specifications and finishes

· Manage design document control, including initial costed BOMS to support commercial validation of product

· Support the growth of the department through effective management of the team capacity and capability

· Ensure the quality of the departmental output to ensure the designs are accurate and complete, fulfilling all of the necessary requirements

· Maintain the internal departmental processes and procedures to ensure compliance to QA standards in order to maintain quality accreditations, both internal and customer specific

· Provision of technical data to the Sales department through commercial bids and customer engagement

· Support the qualification of new products to validate performance to the necessary specifications and technical requirements

· Provision of technical support to production departments through problem solving, corrective actions and Continuous Improvement activities

· Guide and support the development of more junior staff

· Uphold all polices in relation to health, Safety and Welfare

Skills Required:

· Degree in Engineering discipline or Product Design, MEng/MSc preferred

· Significant experience of Computer Aided Design, Catia V5

· Understanding and experience of design techniques and methodologies

· Ability to find robust, elegant, and innovative solutions to complex problems

· Strong analytical skills and understanding of engineering fundamentals

· A good understanding of materials and methods-of-manufacture

· Detailed knowledge of plastic injection moulding and other high-volume manufacturing processes

· Experience or knowledge of a complex high-volume manufactured consumer product

· Open to pursuing multiple paths to get to the best solution

· Ability to generate visuals to communicate ideas quickly and effectively

· Ability to manage multiple projects, and keep the momentum going on a mix of long and short-term projects

· Ability to accomplish goals autonomously and within a team environment

· Respect and understanding of other disciplines, including Industrial Design, Electronics, Quality, and Manufacturing

· Strong problem solving abilities, attention to detail and reliability

· Proactive and innovative

· The ability to prioritise workload

· The ability to work well and accurately in a time-constrained and pressured environment

· Good written and verbal communication skills

· Ability to understand and interpret product specifications and drawings is essential

· Excellent communication, planning & organising skills

· Energy, drive and results orientation

· Strong customer focus

A high standard of personal appearance is required by all staff members.

Salary range is between £55,000 and £70,000 based on experience

This is a day shift Monday to Friday role with an early finish on frdays and is office based

There is also a discounted rate optional car scheme available

Semi-Senior Accountant

Semi-Senior Accountant

£25,000-£28,000

Permanent

Full Time – office based

Coventry (CV3)

Major Recruitment are working alongside a great practice business based in Coventry who are looking to recruit a Semi-Senior Accountant to join their small and friendly team.

Our client is a an outstanding practice who are looking to enhance their team by bringing on a new Semi Senior Accountant. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious accountant looking to further advance their knowledge and skill set.

Duties of the role:

  • Accounts preparation
  • Corporate, Personal and Partnership Tax Computations
  • Working closely with the team’s manager on a number of projects
  • Preparation of monthly management account packs
  • VAT bookkeeping
  • Payroll
  • Liaising with clients to discuss and resolve accounts and tax issues
  • Dealing with HMRC
  • Other ad-hoc duties

What they are looking for:

Ideally looking for someone with 2 years practice experience doing the following:

  • Accounts preparation to TB for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Prior use of some sort of accounts preparation software
  • VAT bookkeeping on various software
  • Payroll experience
  • Sage 50 experience
  • AAT qualified, ACCA part qualified
  • Ability to work independently
  • Computer literate and good command of Excel and Googlesheets
  • Can-do attitude, energetic and a positive approach to their work and responsibilities

Interview process can happen as soon as possible. Please contact Zoe Bellenger for more information!

Major Recruitment act as an Employment Agency for permanent roles and an Employment Business for temporary opportunities.

Dispensing Optician (Manager)

Dispensing Optician Manager

Coventry, West

Up to £35,000 + Bonus

25 minutes test times

Job ID – 081122-2907

Major Healthcare is working with a brand-new Opticians in Canley, who are looking to employ a friendly and approachable Dispensing Optician Manager (Dispensing Opticians also considered).

This is a chance to work within a modern, brand-new practice that works with cutting edge equipment such as OCT, Autorefractor and a Tonometer.

They encourage to help you grow as an induvial through various courses, while being able to nurture other staff members throughout their own training and development.

Key Advantages

  • Up to £35,000 + bonus
  • Free Parking and good Public Transport links
  • Brand New Store, chance to help build the team from the start of the business
  • Three dedicated testing rooms including a sound-proofed audiology room for hearing appointments, with the option of opening a fourth as customer demand grows
  • Excellent support network with experienced staff members with over 19 years of experience in the sector
  • Opportunities to take higher accreditations
  • Not your typical multiple, a friendly, down to earth team to work with

Details and requirements

  • Eligibility to work in the UK and GOC Registered
  • Full Time Position
  • Hours: 4 Weekdays 9-5:30 and a Saturday 9-5:30

Salary and benefits

  • Up to £35,000 + bonus
  • 33 days annual leave (Including Bank Holiday)

Head of Finance

Head of Finance – Reporting to MD
£70,000 – £80,000 plus Car/Car Allowance & Bonus & Benefits
Coventry

A successfully growing business that has seen an upturn in business over the past 6 months can start a recruitment process to find a new Head of Finance. This business truly cares for its employees, everyone’s opinions and ideas are valued, and it leads to extremely loyal members of staff across the business.

THE ROLE:

As Head of Finance, you will have full responsibility for the timely production of accurate financial reporting over the national business whilst working closely with the Divisional Management team. The role will require a strong level of management information reporting, they need someone to help navigate the business through the next 5 years of its growth plan. Understanding where more profit can be capitalised is essential. You will be responsible for assessing risk, and cashflow management, whilst controlling working capital, you will be the no.1 in finance so you will need to be capable of making strategic decisions for the business.

DUTIES:

  • Supervise the finance & operations functions of the Group as well as funding, growth strategy, and optimisation programmes.
  • Provide timely and relevant reports to the parent company and the local leadership team Main duties and responsibilities of the Head of Finance & Administration
  • The HoF is responsible for the accounting and financial operations, budgeting, business planning and analysis, and financial, regulatory, and group reporting, including granular MI management, and will be expected to have strong systems and Excel capability.
  • The HoF will manage all external audits, and will be responsible for creating and maintaining all financial policies and procedures in line with group policies.
  • The HoF will be a highly driven, results-oriented individual, who is a both hands-on and a strategic finance leader.
  • The HoF will support the leadership team in achieving their stated growth and value creation goals, as well as ensuring the financial and operational goals are met and the performance of the business is communicated meaningfully and effectively to stakeholders both locally and in Geneva
  • The HoF will support the Board in furthering business market/sales growth plans, increasing their market share by growing organically and reducing administration costs but investing in leading-edge technology and people solutions
  • The HoF will support the group in ensuring gains in profitability and drives the organisation to be financially stable with appropriate skill and controls in place

IDEAL CANDIDATE: – The successful Head of Finance will ideally have the following:

  • A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
  • Previous experience successfully managing a team, and tenure controlling a full accounts function.
  • Have a keen eye for detail and accuracy in the accounts.
  • The ability to influence change within the business and the gravitas to build strong financial management.
  • Experience in retail, manufacturing, FMCG, or Distribution.
  • Effective communicator at all levels, able to deal with non-finance staff.
  • Advanced experience in MS Excel is essential.