This is a really rare and exciting opportunity to join a diverse, fun and fast–growing business as their Finance Director. This is a very ambitious business that would suit someone who wants to work in an operational and hands on finance role.
Butler Rose are delighted to be working with this ambitious business based in the Carlisle area. They have a strong brand in their field, with a rich history and loyal customer base spanning many years, they are part of a larger group and currently have a turnover just short of GBP50 million with plans to grow further.
This is a hands on role, requiring a strategic thinking, finance orientated senior level executive to support with overall business management as well as leading a finance team. You will also play a key role in developing and implementing financial procedures to maintain and improve the financial health of the business.
Your new role as Finance Director:Your duties will include:
Ensure that the financial results of the business are accurately produced, on time and in accordance with Group accounting policies and in doing so, ensure all key performance data is presented across the company in a standard and consistent manner.
Ensure that strong corporate governance is exercised across the business and a strong internal control environment is in operation.
Support the Managing Director in monthly reviews of business performance, providing financial direction so that future business opportunities are maximised, with the best financial results delivered, both in terms of earnings and cash flow.
Demonstrate a clear understanding of the current business model and support the management team in efforts to evolve and improve this.
Provide benchmark / reference data to evaluate external business factors such as commodity prices and currency movements, and where possible develop strategies to mitigate. Ensuring effective implementation of any price increases.
Ensure that the annual budgets and forecasts for the business are prepared in accordance with Group requirements.
Ensure compliance with Group Accounts Receivable policies and manage cash collection processes in order to further improve collection performance. Provide guidance on risks to sales functions of the business.
Oversight of Accounts Payable ensuring payments are made in a timely manner and within forecast. Processes are in place to ensure payments are made to intended recipient.
Review of monthly payroll with the Managing Director.
Provide Business Information that informs and provides real outcomes for department heads that are transparent and enable clear decision making. Drive to continually improve the presentation of data to give greater insights.
Work with the Managing Director to regularly review the risk profile of the business as required to meet Group reporting and take on actions to manage risks as appropriate.
Manage audit requirements from Group, external providers and finance providers, ensuring as far as possible no errors are encountered.
The Experience & Qualifications Required:
Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA with significant post qualification commercial experience
Stature, presence, excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to liaise confidently with all levels of the business, Group, customers and suppliers.
Highest professional standards and integrity, with a requisite to detail, accuracy, and presentation.
In depth knowledge of latest financial standards.
Ability to build, develop and lead a team of Finance professionals to support in all aspects of the business.
This would ideally suit someone who has worked in a board or operational finance role, we want someone who had a desire to impact the business.
Having the confidence to manage bright stakeholders and influence at board level is critical. It would therefore probably suit a people person who enjoys high levels of collaboration.
Your Reward & The Package On Offer:As Finance Director, you shall receiveA salary of up to GBP85,000 per annum depending on experience
Profit related annual bonus
Private Health Care
Company Pension – 6% employer contribution
25 days holiday plus bank increasing up to 28 with length of service Interviews are looking to be arranged week commencing 12th December so please apply with your CV straight away or get in touch with James at Butler Rose for a confidential conversation.
Who Are Butler Rose?Butler Rose specialises in the recruitment of accountancy and finance professionals, from transactional and part–qualified appointments through to Group FDs.With offices in Lancaster, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Exeter, London, Milton Keynes and Southampton, we work with a range of businesses across the UK from SMEs and local accountancy firms to large Plcs and the Big 4, as well as many public sector and not–for–profit organisations. We are an ambitious and expanding business with great client relationships lead by a management team with long tenure in their markets. We are committed and focused to excellent candidate service.
Butler Rose is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.Butler Rose Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.