Our client is a group of businesses who are looking for a experienced Finance Director to join the management team at an exciting time of expansion.
The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified accountant with Financial Controller / Finance Director experience in a multi-site hospitality company, who possesses a passion for the sector and will be able to take responsibility for the accounting operations of the company. Ideally you will possess relevant Restaurant industry experience and ideally have been involved in business acquisitions.
You will be taking control of the finance function, with key responsibilities including, cash flow management, developing, maintaining and re-enforcing control policies and producing detailed trading analysis. The FD will report directly in to the Board and be heavily involved in commercial planning and decision making relating to growth and development opportunities.
The Finance Director's Key Responsibilities will be:
- Provide financial insight
- Review and present meaningful monthly management reports with commentary
- Maintenance of cash flow forecasts
- Management of the admin and finance team
- Management of the banking relationships
- Management of outsourced payroll and pension
- Design and production of all management reports ensuring all business needs are met
- Own and manage the budgeting, planning and forecasting process
- Tax compliance
- Management of legal issues
- Advise on IT systems and solutions across the business
- Oversee key supplier negotiations
- Manage audit and oversee all statutory and company secretarial requirements
- Ensure robust financial controls within the business
- Ensure up to date knowledge of any legislative changes impacting the business
- Take ownership of the balance sheet
As the business grows the natural progression will be for this candidate to take the Finance Director title and then restructure and recruit a Financial Controller to allow more time for strategic planning and commercial support to the board.
My client will consider experienced SME Finance Directors or Financial Controller/Head of Finance who are looking for a progressive business and role.
The business offers excellent benefits and bonus potential.
If you are interested in finding out more then please apply today.
- Finance Director
- Board Level
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