Head of Finance

My client, an industrial manufacturing business based in Slough (near Burnham) are looking to recruit a Director of Finance to lead their accounting team through a current period of transition and thereafter.

Responsible for the efforts, results, and success of the finance department. Provides financial advice and support to 2 x FC's and associated teams.

Finance Director Job Duties:
  • Oversee, review, and adhere to the budgets for each business department
  • Assist in company-wide budgetary planning
  • Ensure that all of the company's financial practices are in line regarding statutory regulations and legislation
  • Analyse the financial climate and market trends to assist senior executives in creating strategic plans for the future
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information as needed
  • Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions
  • Supervise financial assistants and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, etc.
  • Prepare official reports on monthly and annual basis
  • Seek out methods and practices to minimise financial risk
  • Contract auditing services to ensure financial monitoring is up-to-date
  • Update and implement financial policies and procedures
  • Maintain a policy manual for the finance department
  • Work with human resources employees to secure candidates who will be an asset to the finance department
  • Establish and implement a training program for new finance employees.
Finance Director Skills and Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in accounting or similar, business, finance, or a related field;
  • excellent mathematical skills;
  • senior leadership skills;
  • management experience;
  • integrity;
  • honesty;
  • understanding of data privacy standards;
  • exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • thorough understanding of business principles and practices;
  • superior attention to detail;
  • organisational skills;
  • planning skills;
  • problem-solving skills;
  • analytical skills;
  • critical thinking skills;
  • computer skills;
  • multi-tasking skills.

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Required skills

  • Finance Director
  • Head of Finance
  • Director of Finance

Reference: 34406134

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