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Finance Director

Finance Director

  • Location

    Chertsey, Surrey

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  • Salary:

    £90000 - £110000 per annum + 20% bonus

  • Contact:

    Claire Coupe

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    1st March 2020

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I am currently supporting a client of mine in Chertsey who are recruiting for a Fianncial Director to oversee a Finance department of 7. This is a private equity backed, multi sited (UK) growing company. They are seeking a commercial, enthusuatic, proactive FD with proven, previous growth of an SME, who can help drive the strategy of the business.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsibility for the preparation of the financial data for the monthly board report.
  • Supporting the COO in presenting strategy, information, reports, analysis to various stakeholders
  • Identify relevant key service and financial risks to ensure these are effectively minimised and reported as part of the performance management and controls assurance reporting processes
  • Implementing new efficiencies and enhancements to the financial infrastructure
  • As part of executive team, works on business forecasts, strategy and planning to accomplish overall unit objective.
  • Direct the preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, tax returns, margin analysis and external auditors.
  • Oversees the accounting function in providing and directing procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls, budget preparation, and audit functions.
  • Reviews reports to analyse projections of sales and profit against actual figures, budgeted expenses against final totals, and suggest methods of improving the strategic planning process as appropriate.
  • As part of the executive team, work on business forecasts, strategy, planning and process improvement to accomplish overall unit objective.

Person Specification Skills & Qualifications

* Accountancy qualifications to at least CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent

* Experience working for a Private Equity business

* Experience in Mergers and Acquisitions

* Businesses with 100m turnover

* The ability to operate at strategic and operational levels

* Negotiating, influencing and presenting skills with the ability to operate at board level

* You must be able to demonstrate a track record of team development and ability to manage at all levels, be committed, commercially aware with excellent communication skills