Group Financial Director

£60000 - £65000 per annum
24 Apr 2017
22 May 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
As our new Group Financial Director you are enthusiastic, hands-on, motivated, reliable and able to demonstrate a significant impact in your current role.

The Company

The Company is one of the UK's leading businesses in its field. It is the parent of a group of 12 separate UK businesses manufacturing and supplying fluid handling equipment. The Group is growing organically and through acquisitions. Each group company is run independently giving the local team a true sense of ownership. Group sales are in the region of £33M and the business is very profitable.

The job
You will take responsibility for the finance function across the group. It is a difficult role. Each of the finance teams report to the local MD. You will need to work with them collaboratively to ensure on-time reporting and help them achieve best practice. You will work with the local business leader giving support, advice and coaching where needed.

The head office team will be you, your assistant and the Group CEO.

You will work closely with the Group CEO to develop the Group, provide advice to him and help develop and research new ideas.

You can work from an office either in Aylesbury or Sutton Coldfield, plus there is opportunity for working from home. The role requires some UK travel to visit subsidiaries.

You are a qualified accountant with at least 5 years experience in a senior role post qualification. You are trustworthy, enquiring, curious and hard working. You are happy working alone, but when you are in a team you are a valued member able to make a big contribution and supportive of others. You may have qualified working in industry or within audit later transferring into a commercial role.

Qualifications, skills, education and training
You are qualified and well trained and able to apply the knowledge you have built up:
- Qualified accountant ACA / ACCA / CIMA, minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in a senior role.
- Advanced excel skills
- Understands what drives margin in a business
- Comfortable working in a small team
- Knowledge of UK Company law
- Able to explain ideas to others so they understand, design and introduce workable processes and systems
- Able to work in the UK &
- Good standard of secondary and tertiary education including -
Bachelors degree
- Fluent English language written & spoken
- Full current driving licence

You will have a broad experience which as a minimum will have included:
- Worked as part of a Senior Management Team
- Preparation of consolidated accounts for a group of companies & financial accounts.
- Creation of complex embedded spreadsheets and macros.
- Giving support & advice to a management team
- Online banking software.
- Negotiating Banking arrangements
- Knowledge of accounting packages for use by SMEs

In addition to a good salary, the package includes an annual bonus, car: BMW 320 or equivalent, Pension contributions & private medical cover.

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