Finance Director - Peterborough - 95,000 / 100,000 + bonus
ALH Recruitment are recruiting for a Finance Director with immediate effect for our market leading client based in Peterborough.
This role reports directly to the CEO and the hours of work are Mon to Fri 9-5pm.
The Finance Director is a key member of the Executive team providing financial leadership and strategic advice to the CEO, wider Executive team and the Board of Directors whilst leading an effective Finance team.
This role has a seat on the Board of Directors, Board of Trustees for the Retirement Benefits Plan (pension scheme)
The Finance Director plays an integral role in driving and shaping our client's business. A trusted member of a stable and strong executive team, the Finance Director will act as strategic and operational lead for all finance aspects of the business, and the formulation and implementation of the overall strategic plan. This role includes leadership of our Financial Controller and their respective teams.
Responsibility for all elements of the company’s financials, combining both an operational and strategic focus to promote the success of the company.
This includes all budgeting, production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of accurate accounting records and systems, evolving of internal controls designed to mitigate risk, enhancing the accuracy of the company’s financial results, and ensuring that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.
Key elements of the role include:
Commercially astute, technically strong leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels
Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making
Confidence in challenging the status quo and bring new ideas to enhance the value of the business
Outstanding analytical and accounting skills
Able to prioritise conflicting demands and focus on biggest impact activities
Dedicated, resourceful and hard working with the drive and resilience needed to overcome obstacles and succeed
Excellent leader of people with proven experience of driving high performing teams
Track record of senior business partnering and working closely with Managing Directors
Experienced in contributing to the success of the finance strategy
High performing person with the ability to build rapport with colleagues and others, and able to challenge and influence key stakeholders
Exceptional communication skills essential both written and verbal
Strong Excel and presentation skills
Excellent time management skills
Strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail and a methodical approach
If you feel you have the skills and experience to step into this exciting Finance Director opportunity, please apply below: