Finance Director:- Our client is a long standing £30m family-run business in the Fashion Import / Manufacturing / Retail Supply sector with an enviable client list across the blue chip high street multiples. The company has plans to increase its product offering and is also well positioned to increase its market share. To aid this expansion, the company is looking to appoint an accomplished hands-on Finance Director with experience in the import / retail supply sectors (not necessarily fashion). Reporting to the MD, the new Finance Director will have responsibility for:- (i) hands-on supervision of a small finance team of 5 and provide quality management information, budgets, cash flow forecasts and working capital management (ii) maintaining strong relationships with banks, suppliers, professional advisors and across all departments in the company (iii) strategic and commercial input across all areas of the business, supporting sales, production, supply chain, HR, IT etc . You will be an experienced hands-on Finance Director, highly credible, with a track record of success in an import / retail supply sector. You will need an enquiring mind and be able to cast an inquisitive eye across the business, effecting change and contributing to the bottom line. You will be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CIMA) with a thoughtful measured approach and a diplomatic management style.   Excellent opportunity for the new Finance Director in this long established business .