City of London, UK
THE COMPANY We are recruiting the Finance Director for this high growth multi-disciplined infrastructure and engineering services company. With multi-million revenue, the customer base includes transport, commercial and public services. The Finance Director is a key management position and will report to and work..... click apply for full job details
An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a Finance Director to join an established market leader in automotive leasing and contract hire. Based near Oxford, this well respected operation, require a commercially focussed senior finance professional to provide finance, accounting and commercial support across the organisation during this crucial period of growth following a total re-organisation of the group. Reporting to and working in conjunction with the Managing Director, the role will initially be focussed on continuing the turnaround process and the long-term focus of the Finance Director will be working with the MD to drive the business forward towards a potential MBO. They will have ultimate responsibility for tenured Finance and IT teams and ensure the smooth running of both during this critical time. Ensuring financial control and commercial framework is highly robust. Designing and driving sustainable, profitable growth and taking responsibility for the direction of the IT systems and network environment as appropriate for the business Key duties will encompass: Building strong business partnering relationships with MD and Executive Chairman Provide strategic direction to both the business as a whole and the IT and Finance functions to support the business growth goals Review and manage business planning and reporting processes ensuring reporting timelines are minimised to free up resources to maximise value added activities Maintain strong working capital disciplines focussing on trade debtors and unbilled recharges Ensure reporting is in line with latest accounting standard changes (IFRS 16) Advise the Managing Director and Board of Directors on all financial matters, including business critical matters, risk management and business opportunities Ownership of budget and forecasting with strong commercial acumen Ensure all new business opportunities are processed through strong commercial and rigorous governance processes Supporting and challenging budget owners to meet targets and deliver budgets Attend management and board meetings and present meaningful financial analysis, guidance and assistance Work closely with all asset funders to ensure relationships are maintained and that they receive all information required Manage banking and asset funding covenants to ensure that all targets are reported and future planning is maintained Ensure all new asset stock is planned and placed with funders prior to orders being placed Providing financial reporting in a timely and accurate manner About you: A qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) ideally with a least 10 year post qualified experience Previous experience as a standalone FD essential and ideally within the contract hire / logistics industry, but not essential Experience of Asset Funding and Non-Recourse Debt and reporting and working with funders Build strong and effective governance processes / framework around projects and commercial activities Commercial outlook with an ability to 'see the bigger picture' and understand the importance of dynamic asset management and diligent cash flow management A goal orientated, resilient finance professional with a proactive and a 'can do' attitude Plenty of drive and enthusiasm with a quick grasp of the commercial realities of the business and able to express it financially Works well under pressure in fast paced environment and can deal with rapidly changing situations Strong technical, problem solving and analytical skills Strong staff management and IT Systems skills Outgoing, honest and approachable personality who is not afraid to be 'hands-on' when need be Dealing with Internal stakeholders in all areas of the business and external stakeholders including Shareholders, Suppliers, customers, Auditors, Solicitors, Finance providers and bank This is a fantastic opportunity to make a significant, long term impact and partner with a passionate MD and complete a business turnaround and be instrumental in helping it to realise its full potential and continue to bring 'a phoenix out of the ashes'. This opportunity will provide room for significant personal, professional and financial growth for the right candidate leading to a potential MBO when the business is in the right position to do so.
Our client, a niche manufacturing/logistics business, is looking for a part-time Finance Director (2-3 days per week) to strategically support the CEO with their ambitious growth agenda. The CEO is looking to appoint an FD to provide commercial and strategic input into the growth strategy of the business..... click apply for full job details
Our client, a niche manufacturing/logistics business, is looking for a part-time Finance Director (2-3 days per week) to strategically support the CEO with their ambitious growth agenda. The CEO is looking to appoint an FD to provide commercial and strategic input into the growth strategy of the business. The role will involve both high level strategic leadership and the interpretation of the business plan, as well as running all aspects of day to day finance and commercial decision making within the organisation. The ideal candidate will a hands-on FD, comfortable operating in a small but highly sophisticated environment with the opportunity to really be part of an exciting growth story. Interested candidates must be able to demonstrate previous experience of being able to add strategic value at Board Level as well as assist the CEO in fulfilling his vision for the organisation moving forward. You must also ideally be immediately available.
THE COMPANY We are recruiting the Finance Director for this high growth multi-disciplined infrastructure and engineering services company. With multi-million revenue, the customer base includes transport, commercial and public services. The Finance Director is a key management position and will report to and work closely with Managing Director. THE POSITION This is a broad based commercial Finance Director position, reporting to and working closely with the Managing Director. You will be liaising and working with senior business management across the company and its operations. Leading the finance team, you will have responsibility for all financial aspects of company strategy and activities. Key responsibilities include: Provide leadership to the board on all areas of finance. Contributing to development of company strategy across the business, supporting decision making and business management. Business planning, budgeting and financial analyses. Lead and develop the finance team. Overall control of the company's accounting and finance function, systems and regulatory requirements. Present annual accounts to investors. Establish a high level of credibility and mange strong working relationships with external parties including clients and customers. Assist and support the company in areas of policy, procedures, compliance, cyber security and data protection. THE PERSON The company is at an exciting point in its growth and development and this role offers an excellent opportunity for a commercially minded Finance Director. You are likely to be in a finance director position in a corporate with experience in service sectors including transport, engineering, infrastructure or similar. You will need to have the gravitas and credibility to work with the board and senior management in a growth and robust environment.