Finance Director

Posted 19 July by Sharp Consultancy Easy Apply
Our client is a rapidly expanding SME who are backed by a private equity house. With new investment in place they are looking to grow the business significantly over the next five years. To support their continued development and deliver further growth they are now looking to recruit a high calibre Finance Director to join the board and deliver effective financial control, on time and accurate reporting and detailed management information to support the strategic direction of the business.

The role will be hands on, providing accurate and effective financial control across the business with key responsibilities including but not being limited to:

Ensuring smooth running of finances for the business.
Production of monthly management accounts and MI as required for both the business and external investors.
Production of Statutory accounts and liaison with company auditors on all account and tax matters.
Management of the finance team .
Assist the executive team to achieve their goals and objectives by accurate financial insight and analysis.
Assist directors in preparing and achieving overall company growth strategy (including forecast company cash flows, budgets and forecasting).
Treasury management including cash flow and forecasting.
Development / replacement of the financial reporting system.
Financial due diligence on any potential acquisitions or raising of finance as required.

The successful candidate will need to be:
*A qualified Accountant who are either ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified.
*Be able to demonstrate strong progression in their career to date, ideally having been both in practice and industry.
*The ability to lead, manage and develop a finance team ensuring continuous professional development, driving improvements and standards.
*Demonstrate a strong technical competency in financial accounting and reporting whilst also being able to produce highly accurate and insightful monthly management accounts.
*Any experience in a fast paced, rapidly expanding business, setting up processes and systems is highly advantageous.
*Have a strong commercial instinct, capable of supporting the business on commercial decisions including investment appraisals and acquisitions.
*Demonstrate the exceptional communication skills and personal presentation required to operate and influence at Board level.

The position will suit someone looking for an exceptional Finance opportunity in a rapidly expanding SME. The position is hands on but is also part of the senior team offering strategic influence and commercial direction.
Experience working in a private equity backed business is essential.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 20 years experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Required skills

  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • CIMA
  • Financial Controller

Reference: 35672163

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