Group Finance Director

18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Based in central London my client has a current and immediate vacancy for a Group Finance Director.

The current incumbent is retiring and a successor is required.

Sector wise candidates with previous experience in Shipping, Logistics , or Transport would be welcome.

The Role:
? Form a close working relationship with the Chairman/ MD and other senior execs and non -Execs.
? Provide leadership to the boards’ finance and accounting strategy , to optimise the company’s financial performance and strategic position

? Take overall control of the company’s accounting function
? Contribute fully to the development of the company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers.
? Ensure company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth.
? Lead and develop the financial team
? Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed
? Present annual accounts to shareholders
? Corporate finance, manage company policies regarding capital requirements, loan administration, taxation, equity disposals and acquisitions, as appropriate.
The Person
? Qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of similar qualification
? Meet the requirement for a commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
? Excellent communication skills at all levels.
? Preferably good IT skills
? Needs to fit in!