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FILLED by KUDU | Head of Finance (No1 Role)

SDL Minorfern is a family run business that has grown to become one of the UK's leading distributors of replacement parts for cars and vans. They have an “all-makes” programme covering European, American, Japanese & Korean Vehicles. In addition, they also offer an extensive range of motor oils, garage equipment & consumables.

Operating from 12 sites across Derbyshire and Yorkshire, SDL Minorfern employee 300 people, have a fleet of 130 vehicles and make c1,000,000 deliveries each year. As a founding member of the Rapid Group, they have exceptional buying power and have built solid partnerships with many leading suppliers in the automotive industry.

The Head of Finance will report to the Owner and must be able to bring additional technical and commercial bandwidth to the Senior Management Team whilst also retaining a very hands-on familiarity with the financial detail of the company.

You must ensure the financial systems, in this high-volume transactional environment, are robust and your meaningful analysis of the numbers will allow for more effective partnering across all levels of the business.

This role will have a direct impact on the bottom line by increasing internal efficiencies and facilitating a rapid and rigorous assessment of opportunities for profitable growth.

The successful candidate will have a broad but stable background with experience in a fast moving, multi-site operation. Over and above the financial responsibilities, you’ll have strong IT skills, be well versed in data analysis and have a track record of driving continuous improvement.

Most importantly you’ll be an energetic, genuine, and honest person with a good sense of humour who can fit in quickly and build effective relationships across this privately owned SME.

SDL Minorfern invest in their people and alongside a market leading salary there is also the opportunity for significant bonuses and an LTIP as the business embarks on an exciting period of growth.

If this opportunity is of interest, please send a copy of your most recent CV along with details of your current salary and benefits package to Don Aitken at KUDU Search ( don@kudusearch.careers ) or call him on 0113 403 3346 | 07432 597 033



KUDU Search Careers Ltd has been retained to complete this assignment on behalf of SDL Minorfern. All direct enquiries will be forwarded to KUDU Search. Any CVs introduced by a 3rd party will be treated as a gift and forwarded to KUDU Search.

Employment Type
Retail Distribution
Job Location
Furnace Hill Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S45 9NF, United Kingdom
Base Salary
£70000-£80000 Per year
Date posted
March 16, 2022
Valid through
April 30, 2022
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