Head of Finance

Location
Scotland, Edinburgh
Salary
£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted
09 Jan 2017
Closes
16 Jan 2017
Ref
2927708
Contact
Lynsey Pitkeathly
Job Title
Accountant
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A rare opportunity for a Head of Finance to join a growing SME business in Edinburgh, £60 - £70k + bens.


Your new company : A leading Global Manufacturing company in Edinburgh with range of project specific solutions in areas across construction, transport and installation as well as service and maintenance across their portfolio. With over 25 years worth of experience in their field, the Head of Finance will be responsible for all shaping the long-term direction of the business as part of their growth strategy. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for the UK and European entities and will have a "hands on" approach in respect to operational and strategic objectives across the business.

Your new role
As the Head of Finance you will be responsible for the preparation Statutory accounts, group reporting, reviewing capital projects, legal and regulatory compliance and providing detailed expenditure to the Board of Directors as part of the senior management team. As Head of finance you will have 4 direct reports across a company base of 200+ employees across the UK and Europe and you will be responsible for preparation of the monthly budget planning, forecasting and effective treasury management. The Head of Finance will also be required to transition through the continued expansion of the business internationally and facilitate business process improvements.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a fully qualified accountant operating at Financial Controller level with significant PQE in a small-medium sized business. You will have a proven track record in influencing board members within a commerical finance context and you as external reporting experience internationally. Cost management, business planning and maintaining a customer focused approach is key for this position as part of their long-term growth plans.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a generous base salary between £60,000 0 £70,000+ £9k car allowance and discretionary bonus. There will be international travel monthly with this role however the main base of this position will be City Centre Edinburgh. This is a high profile role with excellent growth prospects and potential for this individual to take the next step in their career.

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