Director - Financial Control

Location
England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
Salary
£85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
24 Aug 2019
Ref
519994-
Job Title
Finance Director
Category
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Badenoch + Clark are working with an excellent organisation who are looking to appoint a Director - Financial Control to their growing team. This is a new role and aims to build an effective, collaborative and strategic partnership with their industry leading global finance and operational teams. Based in the Cambridge office you will be responsible for not only performing a Controllership type function; but also, be a business partner to members of the operational teams; alongside usual line management responsibilities. Key areas of responsibility will include:

Review and approval of critical and material entries related to both Revenue and the Balance Sheet.
Day to Day management of the team / direct reports; with the possibility that members of your wider team are in different offices around the world.
Provide a critical review of the systems and processes that they currently follow and suggest areas of improvement / efficiency
Advise business leadership on talent acquisition, development and retention with particular focus on leadership development and succession
Strong business acumen with ability to understand complex organisational structures and environments
Successfully influence at senior levels to gain buy-in and alignment around finance priorities.
Expert knowledge of relevant financial regulations and standards.

Qualifications: Education and Experience:

A qualified accountant with previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform a senior, technically focussed role
Strong leadership skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated ability to train, coach and manage staff
Strong business acumen with ability to understand complex organisational structures and environments
Expert knowledge of accounting/financial principles and best practices
Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
Advanced level of skill in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentation of data
Ability to work with ambiguity and complexity
Demonstrated executive presence and strong presentation skills
Ability to influence at all levels of the organisation
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Excellent interpersonal skills

You will be a qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience in a technically focussed senior finance role from within a large, fast paced organisation.

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