Finance Director

Recruiter
FD Recruit
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Salary
70000.0000
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a leading FMCG brand based in the North East. They are respected as an innovative, creative and forward-thinking business that has numerous well-known products in the marketplace.

Due to continued solid expansion including new product development and increased sales, they are looking for a highly experienced Finance Director to join their team. This position is a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Director looking for a new challenge.

The role would suit a dynamic accountancy professional who is bursting with innovative ideas and creativity. It is a role that will involve working with people at all levels throughout the business, so a natural ability to inspire, lead and get the best out of others is essential.

The role:

  • Work closely with CEO and board
  • Fully contribute to company strategic direction
  • Manage and lead the finance department
  • Set, follow and deliver budgets and forecasts
  • Create and execute the finance plan
  • Nurture positive relationships with stakeholders, internal and external
  • Provide astute and insightful financial analysis
  • Develop financial modelling to support business initiatives
  • Oversee accounting activities including cost control, compliance, cash flow, risk analysis and profit & loss
  • Prepare management and statutory accounts
  • Oversee the financial reporting process
  • Review operational procedures and make necessary improvements

The individual:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant
  • At least 5 years relevant experience, with a proven track record at FD level
  • Top-class managerial, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • A strategic thinker who is able to apply financial insight to the business
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Adept at balancing a busy and varied workload