Finance Director

Sheridan Maine (Midlands)
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Director £60k-£70k + Bens - Coventry

Sheridan Maine is delighted to be working with a prominent midlands entrepreneur who is seeking an experienced Finance Director to look after a small portfolio of SME companies. The role is vacant due to retirement of the current incumbent after a long and distinguished career of over 20 years.  They are therefore looking for an individual with right blend of confidence, presence and ability take over the role. The current FD is well respected and will be a tough act to follow.   

The Role:

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive/Owner of this SME this is clearly a very ‘hands on’ FD role requiring the successful candidate to have a mastery of the granular detail as well as vision for more strategic issues. In short getting involved in every aspect of the business

Other Key Duties:

• Provide leadership for a small dedicated finance team

• Preparation of management reporting

• Production of consolidated accounts

• Production of accurate cashflow forecast

• Ensure all statutory and management reporting is produced to a level of excellence

• Proactively take point on ad-hoc projects ensuring milestones and deliverables are as expected

• Act as a sounding board, critical friend and wise counsel to the owner

The Person:

• Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) PQE 6 years +

• Degree qualified

• Demonstrate a track record of success in an SME environment as FD/Head of Finance

• Exposure and direct experience of working closely with strong entrepreneurial personalities and tough stakeholders

• Proof that delighted to delve into all facets of the business perform basic tasks on occasion  

What’s on Offer:

This is an opportunity to work with a driven entrepreneur businessman. The successful candidate will have the chance to have ownership of the all the financials and key decisions within the business. Moreover you will have the power and position to implement change.