The Permanent Division of Robert Half Finance and Accounting are currently recruiting for a Senior Level Finance Director on behalf of a large Service Client with offices based in Milton Keynes
As Finance Director it is your role to provide the necessary expertise, guidance and challenge to the Managing Director of your business unit and to manage your wider team across all financial and commercial activity for the business. You will lead and motivate the finance teams to achieve world class levels of business partnering. Day to day duties will consist of leading the financial and commercial decision making for the business unit and its large scale budget to provide expertise and direction on commercial strategy; as business partner to the Director provide strategic direction to the function in order to drive business improvement and efficiency; lead and motivate a large finance team up to 30 individuals to provide a commercial partnering service to the business; develop a performance culture within finance; drive the elimination of waste within the unit and take opportunities to improve cost efficiencies; provide high level direction to the business plans and annual budgets taking the lead role in the setting of targets; ensure compliance with the Corporate Governance process for the function and maintain compliance with relevant technical accounting standards; develop key relationships across both internal and external stakeholders.
You will be a Qualified Accountant with significant post qualification experience within a large and complex, matrix environment who is used to leading financial and commercial decision making. You will have managed large scale budgets and also have exposure to large teams. You will be a key business partner to the Director of the team and therefore the ability to work at a senior level with key stakeholders is key. You will have previous experience within Service based organisations such as Construction, Engineering, IT, Telecoms or Asset Based businesses. This is an excellent opportunity within a highly visible National Business and is an integral part of a major ongoing project within the organisation.
The organisation is a large employer of choice Nationally and has links into other major businesses around the UK and abroad. There are always major projects to be considered within the business and this Finance Director position is integral on one of their most recent Nationwide programmes.
Salary and Benefits
Role of Finance Director in Milton Keynes is paying £100-125K + Bonus + Benefits
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