Head of Finance

Recruiter
Sharp Consultancy
Location
Wakefield
Salary
50000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
21 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Our client is a well–established and expanding SME based in West Yorkshire. To support their continued development and deliver further growth they are now looking to recruit a high calibre Head of Finance to join the business and deliver effective financial control, on time and accurate reporting and detailed management information to support the strategic direction of the business.

The role will be hands on, providing accurate and effective financial control across the business with key responsibilities including but not being limited to:
*Ensuring smooth running of finances for the business.
*Production of monthly management accounts and MI as required for both the business and external investors.
*Production of Statutory Accounts and liaison with company auditors on all account and tax matters.
*Management of the finance team.
*Assist the Executive team to achieve their goals and objectives by accurate financial insight and analysis.
*Assist Directors in preparing and achieving overall company growth strategy (including forecast company cash flows, budgets and forecasting).
*Treasury management including cash flow and forecasting.
*Development / replacement of the financial reporting system.
*Oversee the other back office functions such as IT and HR.

The successful candidate will need to be:
*A qualified Accountant who are either ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified.
*Be able to demonstrate strong progression in their career to date
*The ability to lead, manage and develop a Finance team ensuring continuous professional development, driving improvements and standards.
*Demonstrate a strong technical competency in financial accounting and reporting whilst also being able to produce highly accurate and insightful monthly management accounts.
*Any experience in a fast paced, rapidly expanding business, setting up processes and systems is highly advantageous.
*Have a strong commercial instinct, capable of supporting the business on commercial decisions including investment appraisals and acquisitions.
*Demonstrate the exceptional communication skills and personal presentation required to operate and influence at Board level.
*Any experience of import / export finance is desired but not essential.

The position will suit someone looking for an exceptional Finance opportunity in a rapidly expanding SME. The position is hands on but is also part of the senior team offering strategic influence and commercial direction.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e–mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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