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Date Added: Sun 11/10/2020

Finance Director

Luton, UK
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Company: FD RECRUIT

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Our client, a growing and dynamic SME logistics business, is looking for an ambitious Finance Director to support the business on the next stage of its growth journey.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for the strategic direction of the business, providing vision, leadership, guidance and motivation to the finance function
  • Close support for the MD, the Directors and other senior managers
  • Provide leadership to the Board's Finance and Accounting Strategy to optimise business performance and strategic position
  • Overall responsibility for accounting and HR functions, with dotted line to the IT function
  • Develop and enhance the existing Budget and Forecasting processes, plans, targets and business drivers
  • Cashflow, budgetary and KPI responsibilities
  • Staff mentoring and development
  • Managing external banking and other stakeholder relationships
  • Ensure all statutory and regulatory requirements are met
  • Managing the company's capital procedures
  • Provide support for commercial negotiations and working closely with company solicitors on contracts

Experience Includes:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Commercially astute, technically strong, articulate, dynamic and insightful, an influential leader able to operate at both strategic and operational levels
  • Ambitious and driven self-starter
  • Logistics background
  • Experience of commercial negotiations and contract preparation
  • Strong leadership, mentoring and decision-making skills
  • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills

To apply, you will need to be an experienced FD / CFO (Chief Finance Officer), with a logistics background and a proven track record of delivering sustained growth. You will have high levels of integrity, openness and be a hands-on team player.

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