Head of Finance (Interim)

Recruiter
AFR Consulting
Location
Burnley
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
08 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a diverse £14m t/o group of companies with a global presence but firmly established roots in East Lancashire. Run by a highly entrepreneurial CEO they are an innovative and creative business distributing a wide range of products to a loyal customer base. They are currently seeking an Interim Head of Finance / Financial Controller level candidate to manage and review the current accounting function whilst the board decide on how to structure the department moving forward. The position requires an individual with the ability to quickly get to grips with the issues and the confidence and experience to implement and drive improvements. Key requirements for the role are:

  • Deep understanding of MI reports for Banks, creating cash flow forecasts, P&L and Balance Sheet, weekly/monthly management reports
  • Able to attend finance meetings with external stakeholders (e.g. bank senior managers, suppliers, audit partners)
  • Experience in a distribution business with exposure to inventory/stock issues
  • Understanding and application of Accounting Ratios
  • Strong communicator, able to report to the board
  • Expert-level at Excel, some exposure to Sage 200 would be an advantage

The ideal candidate would be an enthusiastic individual with a can-do mind set and pro-active attitude. The business is fast moving and the finance function needs to improve in a number of areas and build back credibility in the business. A recognised accountancy qualification is essential for this position alongside a proven track record of experience in a senior level financial controller / Head of Finance / Finance Director type role. Please apply now to be considered for this senior finance vacancy in Burnley. Applicants must be able to start immediately.

If you are interested in Finance jobs and Accountancy vacancies in Lancashire and Greater Manchester please forward your CV to AFR Consulting for immediate consideration.