This £70m privately owned manufacturing / engineering business near Southend is seeking a successor to its current Finance Director who will retire in the next few years. The business is undergoing exciting growth, both in the UK and overseas and has a high profile in its niche market. Initially the role will be Financial Controller / Commercial Controller overseeing a team of 4 staff in finance and will be responsible for the day to day running of the finance function, with a view to taking on Finance Director responsibility as the role progresses. Prospects are clearly excellent in a growing, profitable and well established business. You will be a hands-on and strategic qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CIMA).