Finance Director Designate

Howett Thorpe
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

New and exclusive - The rare opportunity has arisen for a Finance Director Designate to work within an SME property business based in the Crawley area. The role is a new position within the company that will be supporting the Managing Director with the strategy.

Reference: HT13729

About The Role

Due to the continued growth of the business this opportunity as the Finance Director Designate has arisen to provide key support to the Managing Director as well as taking a hands on approach to all aspects of the finance function.

Initially your role will be focused on the transformation of the finance function, ensuring adequate processes and procedures are in place, managing a small finance team to get the most out of them and providing the financial support to the MD.

This role has a wide variety involved with it, your position will cover:

  • Provide strategic support to the Managing Director to drive the business forward
  • Produce the Statutory Accounts including Month End and Year End accounts
  • VAT returns
  • Controlling the cashflow, providing analysis
  • Quarterly reporting of the company performance from a financial stand point
  • Process Complex accounts with multiple companies within the group
  • Produce the PAYE accounts

As time progresses within the role, your position will evolve into providing an overview of the accounts and detailed reports for investors and being involved with steering the business forward, setting strategy and looking at further investment opportunities.

About Our Client

This role is working within a privately owned property based business that are in the Crawley area. They are a stable entity, that are showing year on year growth and this opportunity presents itself as an ideal chance to join the business and shape its future.

About You

We are looking for an individual that is technically strong, is hands on with all aspects of the accounts function and has the ability to provide support for the business strategy.

We are looking for the following skills and experiences:

  • Ideally ACA qualified but are open to looking at ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Experience of managing a small team
  • Process improvement experience
  • Small company background
  • Production of Statutory Accounts
  • Provision of strategic support

Things You Should Know

This position is ideal for a long term future within the business, you will support the growth and development of the company once you have got all the finance process and procedures in place.

Commutable from: Burgess Hill, Caterham, Crawley, Croydon, Dorking, East Grinstead, Epsom, Gatwick, Guildford, Haywards Heath, Horley, Horsham, Leatherhead, Purley, Redhill, Reigate, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge

Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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