Finance Director

Recruiter
Greenwell Gleeson
Location
Worcestershire
Salary
80000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Job Type
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Greenwell Gleeson have been instructed to recruit for a Finance Director role for a PE backed innovative B2B business. Having expanded into Europe and the US the business is well placed to continue with their growth plans.

Key Duties:
* Quickly build credibility with the Executive team and external stakeholders
* Develop, implement, maintain robust controls and ensure all risks are identified and managed
* Deliver timely and accurate reporting & KPI's for local management and Group including full statutory accounts.
* Ensure work capital is closely managed to meet business requirements
* Shape the suite of reports that will drive the commercial decision making process of the operational
* Work with the Executive team and Group to drive the strategic direction. Always seeking to maximise Profit & Cash generation.

Practical Experience
* Hold recognised accountancy qualification
* Experience of working in the lead finance role within an SME (Essential) and ideally in a PE/VC environment
* Experience of working in a projects/contracts led environment (Essential)
* Experience of working in a manufacturing/FMCG environment (Desirable)
* Provide a demonstrable track record in delivering excellent control and reporting frameworks.
* Provide a demonstrable track record in supporting the commercial decision making process, ultimately driving profit & cash optimisation

Personality Traits
* Demonstrates a Can do Attitude and always delivering on tasks though to a conclusion
* Intuitively able to comprehend business needs and taking appropriate decisions to drive business growth and improvement
* Hands on with an eye for detail but able to appreciate the bigger picture
* Adaptable character, strong enough to challenge whilst at the same time able to build long-term relationships with management and group