Finance Director

Finance Director

  • Location

    East Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lee Kemp

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Finance Director | East Midlands | Growing SME c£50m t/o | FMCG | Salary £75,000 - £100,000 + benefits

Cherry Professional are delighted to be partnering a high growth SME on a confidential basis to recruit their brand new Finance Director. The successful candidate will work within a growing fast paced environment managing an established finance function. This role is critical as the business moves to their next phase of growth and will play a direct part in the strategic commercial decision making. You will report to MD and be responsible for all aspects of finance from management information to cash flow management, from raising funding and managing relationships to being involving in acquisitions. As the Finance Director you will need to be competent in financial projection, scenario planning and risk management. These skills will be required to engage fully in the strategic dialogue at board level.

Summary of the Role

Responsible for the day to day management of a small finance team

Production of accurate accounts throughout the businesses

Detailed cash flow analysis, providing board level dashboard of key information in a concise and engaging manner

Monthly production of board packs with presentation at the monthly board meetings

Produce sales and profit forecast, budgets and GAP analysis

Production of all statutory submissions to meet with the requirements of the companies act, ensuring that all accounts are suitably audited and signed off each year

Development and implementation of financial policies, systems and procedures

Responsible for the performance management and development of the finance team

Candidate Profile

Suitable applicant will ideally be fully qualified (ACA, CIMA or ACCA)

Must have a strong background in finance (+10 years) with the ability to demonstrate a really a strong technical profile along with strong commercial background

Experience of multi-site UK operations

FMCG experience would be beneficial (multiple product lines)

You will need to be able to work as part of an ambitious board with an engaging MD who is driven to take advantage of the multi-billion market they operate in.

Other roles you might have applied for will include: Finance Director (FD), Group Finance Director, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Head of Finance, Financial Controller, Finance Manager, Site Financial Controller, Managing Director (MD), General Manager (GM)

This role is commutable from Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire.