Head of Finance - Transport and Logistics Sector

Recruiter
Ortolan Group PLC
Location
City Of London
Salary
£55k pa
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Finance - Logistics and Transport Sector

Central London, West End

Salary C£55k

This is a permanent role however flexible hours can be offered to match lifestyle needs.

This is a role with one of the most established names in express parcel delivery boasting a £20m turnover and 130 employees. They handle parcels of all shapes and sizes and can deliver worldwide. Delivery could be anything from a letter to palletized goods. Whatever the package, it will be in good hands as they have an outstanding reputation for meeting their clients' parcel delivery deadlines. Their reputation stems from being one of London's longest established logistics and passenger transport companies, with a heritage that spans over 150 years.

The company are currently seeking a Head of Finance to lead their finance function and partner with senior stakeholders to hit their strategic milestones and continue their exponential growth. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, fully qualified Accountant with demonstrable experience working in a fast-paced, commercial environment and managing a team.

- A confident and experienced people manager who strives to develop their staff and get the most out of their team.
- Exposure to implementing financial controls and maintaining financial process and procedure.
- Strong working knowledge of using Sage 200
- 'Hands on' approach - happy to roll up their sleeves and get involved in all aspects of the accounting department
- Ability to manipulate data and offer insightful analysis
- Able to Identify, challenge and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the reporting process
- Have a track record of controlling a business's Aged Debt
- Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
- Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
- Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
- Excellent Excel skills

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.