Finance Director

Recruiter
We Are SSG
Location
Pease Pottage
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Main Purpose of role

  • Provide strategic, financial and practical guidance to ensure the company’s financial commitments are met.
  • Develop all necessary policies and procedures to ensure the sound financial management and control of the company’s business.
  • To ensure the company complies with all necessary statutory requirements.
  • To control/manage the Accounts and Human Resources Departments.
  • To liaise with Board members and other Heads of Department.
  • To safeguard the assets of the Company.
  • To ensure subsidiaries are compliant and performing well, within the group

Main responsibilities

Dimensions of role

  • Manage the Accounts and HR Departments including the payroll and general administration functions.
  • Ensure financial reports are produced monthly and/or when required.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant government regulations and The Companies Act.
  • Financial Management of company’s subsidiaries
  • Meet or exceed department and company targets and objectives.
  • Liaison with other Department Managers
  • To follow a process of continuous improvement for the department's output
  • Comply with Company policy and procedures
  • Manage, coach and assist subsidiaries Finance Managers/Staff

Key Functions,Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Professional Qualifications /

Technical experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field required; MBA preferred (or equivalent)
  • ACCA/CIMA Qualified
  • Working knowledge of audits, and other regulatory requirements in the financial field.

Any other desirable skills/experience relevant to role

  • Expert computer skills, including MSOffice, with advanced proficiency in Excel (look ups, pivot tables etc).
  • Experience in financial analysis inc variances & budget comparison
  • Proficient use of AX Dynamics or other ERP Package.
  • Demonstrated success in a fast-paced global environment.
  • The ability to work independently in a global manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills.
  • Knowledge of import/export environment.
  • Highly ethical with unquestioned integrity.
  • Proven business partnering skills

Type and depth of relevant professional experience required for this role.

  • 5+ years relevant work experience as a senior Accountant/Finance Manager/Director or equivalent.
  • Experience of Global Markets
  • Knowledge of subsidiaries

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