Finance Director

Recruiter
FD Recruit
Location
England, Bedfordshire, Luton
Salary
£80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted
09 Oct 2020
Closes
06 Nov 2020
Ref
BBBH1248
Contact
FD Recruit Ltd
Job Title
Finance Director
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a growing and dynamic SME logistics business, is looking for an ambitious Finance Director to support the business on the next stage of its growth journey.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for the strategic direction of the business, providing vision, leadership, guidance and motivation to the finance function
  • Close support for the MD, the Directors and other senior managers
  • Provide leadership to the Board's Finance and Accounting Strategy to optimise business performance and strategic position
  • Overall responsibility for accounting and HR functions, with dotted line to the IT function
  • Develop and enhance the existing Budget and Forecasting processes, plans, targets and business drivers
  • Cashflow, budgetary and KPI responsibilities
  • Staff mentoring and development
  • Managing external banking and other stakeholder relationships
  • Ensure all statutory and regulatory requirements are met
  • Managing the company's capital procedures
  • Provide support for commercial negotiations and working closely with company solicitors on contracts

Experience Includes:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Commercially astute, technically strong, articulate, dynamic and insightful, an influential leader able to operate at both strategic and operational levels
  • Ambitious and driven self-starter
  • Logistics background
  • Experience of commercial negotiations and contract preparation
  • Strong leadership, mentoring and decision-making skills
  • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills

To apply, you will need to be an experienced FD / CFO (Chief Finance Officer), with a logistics background and a proven track record of delivering sustained growth. You will have high levels of integrity, openness and be a hands-on team player.