Head of Finance - Belfast

Clemence Rogers Recruitment
16 May 2018
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An experienced Finance Director is required to join our client, based in Belfast in a newly created role as the Head of Group Finance for two of their successful Companies.

Our client is a very well established, multi million pound turnover Group which remains independently owned and operated. They are already a long established and highly successful with further acquisitions planned.

This newly created role as Head of Group Finance will take responsibility for 2 Companies with a combined turnover of over £50 million.

The purpose of the role will be providing support and commercial steer to the Group Board and while also managing and mentoring a team of 16 direct reports.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the finance and accounting functions across 2 Group Companies in accordance with specified requirements of the Group.
  • Managing the overall performance of the team and the department.
  • Developing and maintaining financial systems and procedures, ensuring that all legal, customer and supplier, and internal (companies and Group) financial information needs are met.
  • Preparing financial budgets in accordance with Group requirements, ensuring the business objectives are achieved.
  • Monitoring and reporting progress against KPI's including any variance analysis.
  • Managing the production of monthly management and financial accounts, including all associated administration
  • Overseeing the production of financial records including all accounting entries and supervising journal and ledger maintenance.
  • Providing financial reports based on the management accounts to the Management team.
  • Attending and contributing monthly management meetings, providing input to the strategic direction of the Companies.
  • Managing and monitoring the cash flow in the business including management of the credit control function, and fulfilling group-reporting requirements.
  • Managing the annual external audit process, ensuring compliance with the relevant Statutory obligations and internal Group reporting deadlines.
  • Monitoring and reviewing current accounting systems in order to recommend and introduce improved methods of working.
  • Reviewing the IT systems periodically, ensuring data integrity, data security and data backups are carried out.
  • Managing and supervising the accounts team day to day and providing ongoing training and mentoring.
  • Overseeing the HR administration and reporting in conjunction with the HR Coordinator.

The ideal applicant will form part of the Senior Management team, demonstrating strong leadership skills, a flexible approach, commitment to the role and to the Organisation as a whole.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81454983

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