Regional Finance Director

England, Leicestershire, Leicester
£65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus plus Benefits
19 Oct 2020
16 Nov 2020
James Wood
Job Title
Finance Director
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Regional Finance Director

£65,000 - £70,000 plus benefits
North Leicestershire

An exclusive opportunity to influence and lead a division within a strong, dynamic business. They need a strong Finance Director to manage a large finance team with the remote working challenges that approach us all in this present day. This is a perfect opportunity for a commercial and technically astute Financial Controller/Head of Finance (with experience of managing large teams) that is ready for that next step.

The ideal person will have a technical finance background in order to deliver the year-end statutory accounts and manage the Auditors. This will also be combined a commercial acumen and the type of entrepreneurial spirit that makes a person want to understand every corner of a business and where it can be improved.

Reports: Transactional Finance Manager & Commercial Finance Manager


  • Accurate, on-time monthly management accounts
  • To ensure monthly balance sheet reconciliations are completed in a timely manner, ensuring accuracy and completeness
  • Compliance aligned with the company accounting manual and revenue recognition policy
  • Implement best-practice improvements aligned with the group finance transformation project and a standardised global way of working within the business.
  • To manage both the interim and final statutory audits across all group companies filed on time with no cost over-runs and minimal adjustments
  • Completion of tax packs and related corporation tax requests
  • Internal audit compliance
  • Management of VAT / TOMS compliance
  • Tidy up of legal entity structure and closure of dormant legal entities
  • Management of the Finance Team
  • Identification of talent and personal development plans for the team
  • Monthly accurate forecasting of P&L and Cashflow
  • Providing insightful data to allow improved decision making
  • Management of project accounting, including deferred and accrued revenue
  • Working Capital Management and driving improvement processes
  • Working with peers to identify and implement best practices
  • Review of FX risk and implementation of actions to mitigate any risk
  • Finance standard operating procedures are up to date and processes/controls are mapped
  • Active member of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Any other projects as and when requested

IDEAL CANDIDATE: - The successful Regional Finance Director will ideally have the following:

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA/ACMA qualified with at least 5+ years, demonstrable experience operating within a senior finance position
  • Understand the company vision and values and always apply their principles
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Offices suite of applications
  • Must have an excellent eye for detail and is self-driven
  • Excellent communicator
  • Treasury accounting experience preferred
  • Previous team management experience is preferable