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Finance Director

£55000 - £65000 per annum
Ref: BBBH9308_1510671905
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Job Description

Cherry Professional are currently engaged to source a Finance Director to join a well established company with clear expansion plans for the next 3 years. Based in Nottingham, this market leading multi-site service/wholesale operation connected with the construction industry, require a commercially focussed senior finance professional to provide finance, accounting and commercial support across the organisation during this continued period of growth.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be used to the SME sector and will initially be focused on a full strategic review and their main long term focus will be working in conjunction with the MD to drive the business forward. They will have ultimate responsibility for a small Finance team and ensure the smooth running of the finance function during this crucial time.

The Opportunity…

  • Conducting a full strategic review of the organisation to create a clear roadmap for growth in conjunction with the Managing Director
  • Leading and developing a robust finance and back office team
  • Ownership of budgeting, forecasting and cash flow analysis. Strong commercial acumen, margin analysis and management
  • Confident relationship builder, happy presenting internally & externally, likes autonomy and accountability, and has experience of multi-site SME environment.
  • Provide commercial support to regional managers and other major stakeholders. Negotiation and supplier management skills required.
  • Supporting and challenging budget owners to meet targets and deliver budgets
  • Attend management and board meetings and present meaningful financial analysis and guidance / assistance where relevant to senior management
  • Controlling / maximising working capital
  • Close contact with financial institutions and fund raising experience is highly desirable.

Who the client is looking for…

  • Qualified Accountant ACA / ACCA / CIMA (Qualified by experience candidate will also be considered), previous experience as a standalone FD/FC within SME environment is essential
  • A goal orientated, motivated finance professional with a passion for people management
  • Professional, assured, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Quick to grasp the commercial realities of the business and express it financially
  • Works well under pressure in fast paced environment and can deal with curve balls
  • Strong technical, problem solving and analytical skills

This is a great opportunity to make a significant, long term impact and partner with an inspirational MD to grow a business to realise its full potential and will provide room for significant personal and professional growth for the right candidate

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the client.