Finance Director

Recruiter
Vanta Staffing Limited
Location
Colnbrook, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1258179353
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance Director

Circa £70,000 + 6k Car Allowance

Vanta Staffing are recruiting for a Finance Director for our client based within a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain business. The position is based in Colnbrook and you will be working 40 hours per week.

This role requires someone who is a reliable professional with a broad knowledge to all accounting, financial and business principles. A strategic thinker and an effective leader who can make the most profitable decisions. You will have proven experience as director of finance or similar role and be fully or part qualified ACCA and/or CIMA. Our client needs someone with in-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices and a Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting.

You will have experience of working within an SME environment, preferably with experience in Transport/ Freight industry but this is not essential. An analytical mind with a strategic ability and excellent organisational and leadership skills are important to our client and they look for outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities.

The Finance Director will oversee all financial aspects of business and drive the company's financial strategy and planning. You will be responsible for assessing the financial performance of the company as well as possible risks and investments.

As a Director of an SME you must be able to contribute to other business areas and support in the success of these areas. Success will be achieved by having a hands on approach.

A director in this business is a reliable professional with broad knowledge to all accounting, financial and business principles. They are strategic thinkers and effective leaders who can make the most profitable decisions. The end goal is to guide the company towards profitability and long-term success. Oversee, review, and adhere to the budgets for each business department

Main Duties will include:
  1. Assist in company-wide budgetary planning
  2. Ensure that all of the company's financial practices are in line in statutory regulations and legislation
  3. Analyse the financial climate and market trends to assist board of directors in creating strategic plans for the future
  4. Drive the financial planning of the company by analysing its performance and risks
  5. Retain constant awareness of the company's financial position and act to prevent problems
  6. Set targets for and supervise all accounting and finance personnel (management accountants, internal auditors etc.)
  7. Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information as needed
  8. Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions
  9. Supervise the finance, IT team and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, etc.
  10. Prepare official reports on a monthly and annual basis
  11. Seek out methods and practices to minimise financial risk
  12. Contract auditing services to ensure financial monitoring is up to date
  13. Create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions and accountants
  14. Update and implement financial policies and procedures

Vanta Staffing Limited is acting as an Employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

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