Head of Finance

£75000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + benefits
13 Sep 2021
11 Oct 2021
Perran Cooke
Job Title
Head of Finance
Contract Type
Full Time
Axon Moore are partnering with a high-flying international wholesale business based near Hyde. This is an excellent opportunity to join an SME that has gone through a recent MBO and experiencing accelerating growth. My client is looking to bring in a new hands-on Head of Finance/Finance Director to be involved in all areas of the business including commercial, operations and creating a new finance function. You would be reporting into the MD and will be a crucial part of the future of the business and possible investment/exit plan.

The role will include:
  • To bring in the full finance function by setting up the management reporting, systems, controls and processes
  • To implement, maintain and design a suitable financial system for the business to grow
  • Lead on internal and external reporting, production of monthly accounts, year-end and management information
  • Looking at stock levels, FX, managing cash, costings and building new cashflow models
  • Manage working capital cycle, WIP and forecasting
  • Build relationship with banks, insurers, solicitors and other external stakeholders including possible investors
  • Have full ownership of the P&L, balance sheet reconciliations and commercial projects
  • Supporting the MD and other stakeholders with any financial and commercial support
  • Ad hoc commercial/operational projects including analysing new skews, logistic and warehousing costs and direction of the business

You will be a fully qualified accountant from either a ACA, CIMA or ACCA background and ideally have a wholesale or services background. You will need to have a solid level of accounting background, excellent commercial experience and use to a SME environment. Setting up a finance function would be beneficial.

Salary is £75k - £80k + bonus + benefits

For further information or for immediate consideration then please contact Perran Cooke at Axon Moore

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