Head of Finance – British Lighting Brand. B Corp. – 18872 Ref: 18872

Up to £70,000 (Dependent on Experience) Plus Perks & Benefits

Excellent opportunity for an experienced and passionate Head of Finance to join Anglepoise – Award-Winning British Lighting Designer & Manufacturer, B Corp Certified & Originators of the Modern Desk Lamp.

Are you an ACMA or CIMA qualified account? (ACCA, ACA also accepted)
Do you have experience in the manufacturing / retail sector? (Product manufacturing, purchasing, importation and distribution)
Do you have experience of product import / export from outside the UK? (EU beneficial).
Are you experienced with leading and motivating a team?
Ready to take your next career step with a valued heritage brand?
If so, we want to hear from you!

Role Info:

Head of Finance (Qualified)
Hybrid Working / Denmead, Hampshire at least 2 days per week
Up to £70,000 (Dependent on Experience)
Plus Perks & Benefits (Flexi-time and home working, Service awards, Pensions 6%; 25 days paid leave (+8 Bank Hols), Staff discount, give a community day).

Your Background / Skills: Accountancy, Financial Management, Financial Administration, Team Leadership, Team Motivation.

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Values: Purpose, Authenticity, Leadership, Excellence, Legacy
Culture: Creating a great place to work where people can play to their strengths, develop and do their best work
Company: Heritage British Lighting Brand
Pedigree: Originators of the modern Desk Lamp. Award winning. Iconic designs, sold in over 50 countries globally. Collaborations with Paul Smith, National Trust, Palace
B Corp certified.

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Who we are:

For over 85 years, British brand Anglepoise has produced an incomparable series of practical lighting ideally suited for both commercial and domestic interiors. From the creation of the iconic Original 1227™ desk lamp to the development of extended collections by esteemed industrial designer Sir Kenneth Grange, to recent collaborations with fashion designers Paul Smith and Margaret Howell, design integrity remains at the heart of this progressive British brand. Today, Anglepoise lamps can be found in homes, offices, restaurants, bars, and hotels around the world.

Our aspiration is to create a great place to work-culture, where our people come first, and we are committed to diversity, equality, inclusion, flexibility and individualisation.

The Head of Finance Role:

This is an excellent opportunity to join a small and dynamic creative team with global reach and impact. Working across multiple global businesses and markets within the group, there are always great and varied challenges, as we grow the business and sales globally.

As Head of Finance, you will have the ultimate responsibility for the financial management of the business and provide strong financial and commercial support to the Board and the management team.

You will manage the financial and administration function, implementing consistent repeatable processes and contributing to maximise profitability, whilst ensuring that the business has the correct finances to meet its needs.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Financial and Administration Management
+ Leadership
+ Related Internal Communication
+ Teamwork
+ Professional Development

About You:

+ Professional qualified Accountant (ACMA, CIMA, ACCA)
+ Previous experience in a similar industry
+ Product manufacturing, purchasing, importation and distribution background is beneficial but not essential
+ Experience of product import / export from outside UK / EU is a bonus
+ Financial planning experience and control across multiple (potentially global) businesses within a group is desirable.
+ Experience working with SAGE (ideally Sage200)
+ Previous experience leading and motivating a team
+ Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
+ Highly organised with excellent time management skills
+ Confident, loyal, and trustworthy
+ Someone who cares about attention to detail AND has awareness of the bigger picture

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the leadership team.

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