Finance Director

Recruiter
Wade Macdonald
Location
Newbury
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Closes
12 Nov 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Finance Director - Newbury - £80,000 - £90,000 Bonus & Car Allowance

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting for an SME Finance Director for a £20 million turnover Hi-tech company based near Newbury, Berkshire.

The Finance Director is responsible for managing the finance department and all of the department's outputs. The expanding finance department currently consists of c. 12+ individuals. The role is based in the Newbury Head Office and has high visibility and responsibility to the Directors and the Global Senior Management Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Monthly Accounts, Finance Pack and Finance Meetings

  • Overseeing the Month End Close activities and ensuring monthly reporting in accordance with Group Financial policy and procedures, requirements and timelines (IFRS experience a requirement).

  • Balance Sheet integrity and control including reviewing reconciliations monthly.

  • Overseeing the preparation of statutory accounts and liaising with external auditors.

  • Tax compliance including monthly VAT reporting and annual Corporate Tax submissions.

  • Ensuring compliance with both entity level and transactional level controls and process improvement opportunity. Working alongside the group controls team and internal audit.

  • Developing the financial control environment within the business.

  • Managing the Accounts Receivable team and a team of accountants (at various levels of their qualification).

  • Preparation of the financial reporting package for inclusion in the Board Pack

  • Lead the Budget process

  • Meet with Manager's to discuss and agree key assumptions

  • Model financial assumptions

  • Review and agree budgets with members of the Board

  • Update forecasts on a periodic basis

  • Oversee the management of the treasury requirements on a daily, weekly and monthly basis

  • Optimise money on deposit to ensure maximum returns

  • Review and approve monthly payment runs, make payments where required

  • Plan and manage audit process from start to finish

  • Timely and accurate preparation of Financial Statements

  • Review Corporation Tax returns prior to submission

The successful Finance Director will have a relevant degree with 10+ years accounting experience. Professional qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with proven experience of business partnering. Demonstrable experience of leading and managing teams (size 10+). Previous experience of IFRS/FRS 101

Ability to engage and influence senior stakeholders through superior communication and presentation skills.

Demonstrable experience of providing technical accounting advice a must. Strong control remit upholding ethical practice and acting with integrity. SAP knowledge desirable.

Finance Director - Newbury - £80,000 - £90,000 Bonus & Car Allowance

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

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