Group Financial Director
The Company is one of the UK's leading businesses in its field. It is the parent of a group of 12 separate UK businesses manufacturing and supplying fluid handling equipment. The Group is growing organically and through acquisitions. Each group company is run independently giving the local team a true sense of ownership. Group sales are in the region of £33M and the business is very profitable. As their new Group Financial Director you are hands-on, supportive, enthusiastic, motivated, reliable and able to demonstrate a significant impact in your current role. You may already be a Financial Director or are looking to move up into the role. The Job: You will be responsible for the finance function across the group. You will work with local finance teams collaboratively to ensure on-time reporting and help them achieve best practice and with the local business leader giving support, advice and coaching where needed. The head office team will be you, your assistant and the Group CEO. You will work closely with the Group CEO to develop the Group, provide advice to him and help develop and research new ideas. You can work from an office either in Aylesbury or Sutton Coldfield, plus there is opportunity for working from home. The role requires some UK travel to visit subsidiaries. You: Trustworthy, enquiring, curious and hard working. You are used to working alone and have hands-on experience of being the whole of the head office team. When you are in a team you are a valued member and supportive of others. You may have qualified working in industry or within audit later transferring into a commercial role. Qualifications, Skills, Education & Training: - Qualified accountant ACA / ACCA / CIMA, minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in a senior role. - Advanced excel and data manipulation and reporting skills - Understand what drives margin in a business - Comfortable working in a small team - Knowledge of UK Company law - Knowledgeable about accounting standards. - Able to explain ideas to others so they understand, - Can design and introduce workable processes and systems - Able to work in the UK - Good standard of secondary and tertiary education including Bachelors degree - Fluent English language written & spoken - Full current driving licence Experience: You will have a broad experience which as a minimum will have included: - Worked as part of a Senior Management Team - Preparation of consolidated accounts for a group of companies including minorities - Preparation of financial accounts for audit. - Creation of complex reporting spreadsheets. - Giving support & advice to a management team - Online banking software. - Negotiating Banking arrangements - Knowledge of accounting packages for use by SMEs In addition to a good salary, the package includes an annual bonus, car: BMW 320 or equivalent, Pension contributions & private medical cover.