Finance Director

Recruiter
WH Finance Ltd
Location
Leicester
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a well established motor retail business representing prestigious and stylish car brands and they are now looking to recruit a commercially astute Finance Director to work closely with the current Board members in helping to drive the strategy and growth of the business.

Job Duties:

* Assist with Group-wide budgeting.

* Ensure that all of the company's financial practices are in line in statutory regulations and legislation.

* Analyse the financial climate and market trends to assist senior management in creating strategic plans for the future.

* Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information as required

* Monitor cash flow, and produce forecasts.

* Produce accounts, and other financial transactions and KPIs.

* Supervise financial assistants and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, etc.

* Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance on a quarterly and annual basis.

* Conduct analysis to make forecasts and report to the Board.

* Seek out methods and practices to minimise financial risk.

* Contract auditing services to ensure financial monitoring is up-to-date.

* Create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions and accountants.

* Update and implement financial policies, procedures and controls.

* Contribute to the strategic management of the Board by developing and maintaining strategies that encompass the Finance Department.

* To lead on the financial aspects of any strategic projects aimed at achieving growth of the organisation.

* Monitor and control the quality and cost-effectiveness of services provided by the department to ensure high standards and value for money.

* Staff Management/Deployment - To lead and manage the Finance team by establishing excellent ongoing working relationships with team and with other departments.

* Drive the financial planning of the company by analysing its performance and risks.

* Retain constant awareness of the company’s financial position (including working capital management) and act proactively to prevent problems.

* Manage and oversee the Group’s finance IT system.

* Set targets for and supervise all accounting and finance personnel.

* Conduct analysis to make forecasts and report to the Board.

* Establish and implement a training program for new finance employees.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Proven experience as a Director of Finance, or a Senior Manager within the finance function looking to progress in their career.

Experience of the Motor Retail Industry is essential.

In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices

Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting

An analytical mind with a strategic ability

Excellent organisational, development and leadership skills

Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

This is a great opportunity to join a successful regional business at an excitig time of growth. A generous starting salary and benefits package is on offer and interviews are ongoing so apply now

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