Interim Finance Director

Recruiter
Talentpace
Location
The City, Central London
Salary
£800 per day
Posted
20 Apr 2019
Closes
22 Apr 2019
Ref
1119838505
Job role
Finance director
My client a growing retail organisation have exclusively engaged Talentpace in hiring an experienced FD to join them in their modern offices based in Central London.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Form a close working relationship with the Managing Directors, other Senior Executives and Non Executives.
  • Provide leadership to the Board's Finance and Accounting strategy, to optimise the company’s financial performance and strategic position.
  • Take overall control of the company’s accounting function
  • Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers.
  • Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth.
  • Lead and develop finance teams.
  • Work with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans.
  • Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed.
  • Take ultimate responsibility for the company cash management policies.
  • Present monthly accounts to investors and provide management information systems to the directors
  • Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met.
  • Corporate finance: manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity, disposals and acquisitions, as appropriate.
  • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers and advisors.

Person Specification
  • Qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification
  • Meet the requirement for a commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
  • Proven experience in an equivalent role
  • Exceptional communication skills at all levels
  • Strong IT skills, always being ahead of new technologies
  • Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making.
  • High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.
  • Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success.
  • Experience working within a retail/multi site environment

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