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Group Finance Director

Employer
Equity FD.
Location
Surrey, South East England, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022

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Job Role
Director/Board
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Our client is a fast growing, international retail business and as part of their growth plans they are now looking to recruit a new Group Finance Director to work as a key partner to the management team and a key support to the whole business. The successful candidate will be an experienced and highly commercial Finance Director with a proven track record working in a fast paced, high growth business. Agile in approach, the new FD will be excited by the challenges and opportunities provided by a Group which will become increasingly complex as they grow their international operations and further develop their digital services.



Role




  • Reporting directly to the Executive Directors who are 100% owners of the group




• Full responsibility for the Finance both in the UK and overseas




• Key member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), with heavy involvement in commercial aspects of the business to deliver organic growth in both the UK and internationally.




• Coordination and preparation of:




  • All statutory reporting

  • Monthly management accounts, including cash and performance forecasts

  • 12 month rolling P&L, 13 week cash flow, balance sheet and financial covenants

  • Leading on the periodic refinancing of the group's debt Supporting senior management in the professionalisation of a fast growing and entrepreneurial business, including, but not limited to:

  • Continued refinement and interpretation of KPIs




  • Continued refinement of and adherence to appropriate internal controls




• Provision of strategic insight and support across the business from the finance function




• Ensuring effective and efficient financing of growth



Oversight of:




  • Company secretarial duties

  • Treasury and working capital management

  • Commercial risk management

  • Responsible for managing Insurance Relationships

  • Lead on all tax matters (including tax compliance, relationship management HMRC, tax disputes and investigations

  • Responsible for day-today banking relationships





Characteristics




• Proven and experienced FD with a formal accounting qualification (ACA or equivalent)




• Highly motivated individual with a vibrant , hands-on approach to business




• Strong team player, with good emotional intelligence




• Demonstrable leadership experience capable of developing and mentoring large teams




• Commercial and strategic mindset with the ability to work outside the traditional confines of finance




• Ability to interact both at the Board level and with front-line staff.




• Effective interpersonal and presentation skills




• Prepared for the demands of a fast growing business, with the ability to control this growth through on-going professionalisation of the finance function





Experience






• Experience of fast growing businesses within either Retail, Wholesale or Manufacturing.




• Experience of building a high quality Finance and team.




• Experience of implementing and upgrading important IT systems




• Interfacing with IT and HR



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