Head of Finance

Recruiter
Sharp Consultancy
Location
Leeds
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a rapidly expanding, PE backed business near Leeds. To support their continued development and deliver further growth they are now looking to recruit a high calibre Head of Finance to work closely with the Managing Director to 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 the 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

The successful candidate will need to be:
*A qualified Accountant who is either ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified.
*Be able to demonstrate strong progression in their career to date.
*Strong commercial mind-set, able to challenge operational stakeholders to deliver better performance and efficiency.
*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.
*Demonstrate the exceptional communication skills and personal presentation required to operate and influence at Board level.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 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.

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