Head of Finance

Recruiter
Sharp Consultancy Leeds
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1260632762
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a rapidly expanding, manufacturing group based across both South and West Yorkshire. To support their continued development and deliver further growth they are now looking to recruit a high calibre Head of Finance to join the business and deliver effective financial control, on time and accurate reporting and detailed management information to support the strategic direction of the business. The role will be split across two sites so applications will be considered from people with commuting distance of Wakefield and Rotherham.

The role will be hands on, providing accurate and effective financial control across the business with key responsibilities including but not being limited to:

• Ensuring smooth running of finances for the business

• Production of monthly management accounts and MI as required for both the business and external investors

• Production of Statutory accounts and liaison with company auditors on all account and tax matters

• Management of the finance team

• Assist the executive team to achieve their goals and objectives by accurate financial insight and analysis

• Assist directors in preparing and achieving overall company growth strategy (including forecast company cash flows, budgets and forecasting)

• Treasury management including cash flow and forecasting

• Development / replacement of the financial reporting system

The successful candidate will ideally be:
*A qualified Accountant who is ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified.
*Be able to demonstrate strong progression in their career to date.
*The ability to lead, manage and develop a finance team ensuring continuous professional development, driving improvements and standards.
*Demonstrate a strong technical competency in financial accounting and reporting whilst also being able to produce highly accurate and insightful monthly management accounts.
*Any experience in a fast paced, rapidly expanding business, setting up processes and systems is highly advantageous.
*Demonstrate the exceptional communication skills and personal presentation required to operate and influence at Board level.
*Any experience of import / export finance is desired but not essential.

The position will suit someone looking for an exceptional Finance opportunity in a rapidly expanding SME. The position is hands on but is also part of the senior team offering strategic influence and commercial direction.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 20 years experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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