Head of Finance - Belfast

Recruiter
Clemence Rogers Recruitment
Location
Belfast
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
24 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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