Head of Finance

Recruiter
IPS Finance
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2021
Closes
19 Oct 2021
Job Title
Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Established, high growth service business with a t/o of GBP40m and profits of GBP12m is appointing a head of finance to support the MD. You will operate as part of the leadership team, working closely with the Board to develop and deliver key initiatives, and providing strategic input and guidance to the Board on all financial matters. A customer–centric approach has underpinned their commercial activity and you will play a key role in working with the MD and Board in support on all operational activity.

The role includes;

Responsibility for the finance function (which includes a qualified FC), including all management and statutory reporting, ensuring the Company is managed with effective controls.
Regular appraisals on all strategic risks including, insurance cover, lease negotiations, VAT and tax matters, annual audit and management of cash flow.
Supporting and working alongside the Board in defining and controlling major projects undertaken by the company.
Implementing and maintaining proper and effective controls over the Company's assets.
Ensure effective financial management and control, including strong systems of budgeting, forecasting, control and reporting and effective finance operations functions.
Ensure strong financial business partnering – using clearly communicated financial information, and strong commercial and impact analysis to support good decision making.

Required skills;

Senior level management with experience in communicating to and influencing senior leaders.
The ability to be an excellent team player and team builder, who nurtures, develops the full potential of peers
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to use numbers to tell stories that drive action.
Ability to initiate and implement transformational change
Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage team performance and continuous improvement, and establish strong cross–functional relationships.
Experience of data analytics, forecasting and financial modelling.
Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills including the ability to convey ideas clearly and persuasively.

This role comes with enormous growth prospects, including the potential to get involved in a bank fund raising exercise to support future growth. There is a real opportunity to help shape a collaborative, high–growth business and develop to become their Financial Director.

IPS Finance has 40 years experience in the Yorkshire accountancy recruitment market. We have built our business on long term relationships with both individuals and clients in all sectors, bringing real benefits to all concerned. Please visit the IPS Finance website to view the latest accountancy / finance and practice opportunities.

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