Finance Director

Midas Global Executive Search
Pudsey, UK
11 Jul 2019
28 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Director required by expanding logistics service provider in Leeds.

Our client is an expanding international provider of logistics services to both domestic and international clients.

We require a hands-on finance director to lead the finance function of this multi-million-pound organisation.

Job Duties:
  • Oversee, review, and adhere to the budgets for the business unit.
  • Assist in company-wide budgetary planning
  • 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 executives in creating strategic plans for the future
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information as needed
  • Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions
  • Supervise financial assistants and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, etc.
  • Prepare official reports on a monthly and annual basis
  • 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
  • Update and implement financial policies and procedures
  • Work with human resources employees to secure candidates who will be an asset to the finance department

Finance Director Skills and Qualifications:

Advanced degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related field; several years of experience in finance; excellent mathematical skills; leadership skills; management experience; integrity; honesty; understanding of data privacy standards; exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal; thorough understanding of business principles and practices; superior attention to detail; organisational skills; planning skills; problem-solving skills; research skills; analytical skills; critical thinking skills; computer skills; multi-tasking skills.

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