Finance Director

Employer
Sewell Wallis Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are partnering with an exceptional high growth PE backed technology business as they appoint a Finance Director. This business is currently a £20m t/o business and on target to grow to £35m t/o within the next 12 months so they're looking for a highly energetic commercial Finance Director who will be able to add value at board level and drive necessary changes across the business to continue the growth trajectory.

This role would suit a proven Finance Director with experience working within a high volume transaction, investor led business that has been part of a senior leadership team. The ideal candidate will have experience working within the tech sector.

Job Description

*Be the main point of contact to the board of directors for ongoing finance activities for the group of companies. This will include overseeing the production of the monthly management accounts and board pack, budgeting and forecasting, statutory and tax duties and legal issues.
*Support the directors and business through future investment/funding rounds to aid continued growth.
*Oversee the finance team from a top level to ensure smooth running of both the finance function. This will require a constant monitoring and improving of all finance and admin processes.
*Identify and implement a new accounting system suitable for the size and requirements of the business and future growth.
*Structure the team and the individual responsibilities for each team member.
*Take the lead on other ad hoc tasks such as forecasting, budgeting, stat accounts prep, tax planning, system implementation/migration, building commission structures, analysing product profitability and rate card/costing calculations, amongst many others.
The Successful Applicant
This individual needs to be dynamic and analytical in their approach, with a high attention to detail and excellent communication skills. As this is a broad role, this individual must be highly adaptable and possess the ability to manage numerous ongoing tasks at once. This role will report directly into the Co-Founders/Directors.
*ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified with relevant post-qualified experience as FD
*Strong technical skills, including consolidation and group accounting
*Proven leadership and managerial skills
*Experience in senior stakeholder management and business partnering
*Analytical brain with an affinity for all things numerical
*High attention to detail
*Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
*Well-organised, self-motivated and pro-active in their thinking
*Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel

What's on Offer

*Pension scheme
*Private health and dental insurance
*25 days holiday per annum
*Enhanced maternity and paternity leave policies
*Flexible WFH policy supporting hybrid working
*Regular planned social events

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions

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