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Financial Director

King Executive
Closing date
17 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Do you have a successful track record of leading and developing a finance team working at senior leadership level?

Do you have experience within fast paced, a multi-faceted business - perhaps within manufacturing, production, distribution or similar?

Do you have experience of undertaking Company Secretarial duties in a large private or small public company?

If the answer is yes, we have a brand-new Finance Director opportunity working for an established brand within the Southwest.

The base is Cornwall however we would consider applicants in Devon / Somerset

Your role:

Playing a major strategic role in supporting the CFO in developing and implementing financial strategy. This is a clear path to succession to CFO. You will be leading, inspiring and developing the finance team and delivering first class support to the wider business.

We are looking for a senior leader who will be responsible for:

  • Managing and developing the finance team
  • Positioning the finance department as 'finance as a service' to the wider business
  • Develop and implement the Finance strategy covering all elements of finance to support the business growth plans
  • Implementation of new system, project management and improving systems
  • Working closely with the operations, IT and HR teams
  • Support the Financial Controllers to manage the overall budgeting process and timetable, review proposed budgets and challenge where necessary.
  • Oversee all updated forecasts and financial planning
  • Responsibility for monthly group reporting and statutory annual reporting, tax strategy and compliance.
  • Provide a Company Secretarial service and support where required and directed by the CFO
  • Oversee the annual audit process working with finance team and liaise with the external auditors where necessary
  • Ensure that the Interim and Annual Report and Accounts are prepared to a high standard
  • Ensure that the annual corporation tax computations legitimately minimise the company's tax liabilities but are fully compliant with all applicable rules and regulations

  • Successful track record of leading and developing a finance team and finance business partnering
  • Good strategic ability and delivering change
  • Experience managing the implementation of new systems and efficiencies
  • Significant experience working in a finance environment at senior leadership level
  • Experience within fast paced, multi-faceted businesses
  • Experience of undertaking Company Secretarial duties in a large private or small public company

Skills Required:

· Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with post-qualification experience

· Advanced user of Microsoft Excel and other office tools

· Exceptional attention to detail, highly analytical and numerical

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

· A strong influencer with excellent and demonstrable IQ and EQ

· Organised and have the ability to multi-task, at pace

Offering a favourable salary, if you would like to join a well-respected business enjoying all the benefits that the Southwest can offer, click on the link to apply or to contact for more information.

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