We are currently recruiting for a hands-on Finance Director to join an established global business based near Woking. The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant with experience in group company management and parent company reporting requirements. This is a critical role and, alongside coordinating corporate finance and managing company policies, the Finance Director will also be responsible for all commercial activities including payroll and cash flow management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Senior Management both in the UK and overseas
  • Preparation of accounts to IFRS standards
  • Analyse figures and implement recommendations with the most profitable outcomes
  • Coordinate corporate finance and manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity and acquisitions as appropriate
  • Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
  • Understand regulation, legislation and industry developments and how they will impact the business (eg IR35 etc)
  • Optimise the company’s financial performance and strategic position
  • Act as official Company Secretary
  • Responsible for all reporting requirements including statutory, month end, year end and annual budgeting
  • Manage budgeting and forecasting process, including variances
  • Liaise with external advisors and auditors
  • Take ultimate responsibility for the company cash management policies, insurances, VAT returns, payroll

Key Requirements:

  • Fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to persuade and influence
  • Commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels
  • Experience of foreign exchange transactions
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to handle high levels of pressure, multiple tight deadlines and critical decision-making
  • High integrity and openness, combined with commitment to good governance

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Job Information

Job Reference: LO146
Salary From: £70000.00
Salary To: £75000.00
Job Industries: Accountancy & Finance
Job Locations: Woking, Surrey
Job Types: Permanent

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