Our client is a fast-growing, international PE backed business with an enviable reputation in the sector it operates in.  The business is now looking to recruit a hands-on, commercially focused FD who has the necessary mind-set to thrive in a dynamic, fast paced organisation.  Operating as a key strategic partner to the CEO this role is responsible for overseeing all financial operations.

Main responsibilities

  • Formulate, implement and report performance against financial plans in line with the strategy determined by the Board
  • Ensure the finance function is underpinned by effective controls and governance
  • Develop KPIs that support and drive the company’s management, performance and development
  • Ensure accounting policies comply with relevant accounting standards and that company policies are up to date and followed
  • Oversee preparation of monthly management and statutory accounts, including full P&L, Balance Sheet, cash reporting and forecasting and tax
  • Provide commercial analysis, challenge and recommendations to the business to drive performance in gross profit and overhead management
  • Leading the full budget preparation and financial forecasting preparation across the business ensuring buy in from all internal and external stakeholders
  • Oversee 12 month cycle P&L and cash flow in a multi-currency business model
  • Manage treasury and cash function, maintaining appropriate hedging and deposit/ investment policies as agreed with the CEO and in line with Board policy
  • Support M&A activity, analysing prospects and leading financial DD
  • Manage and develop key relationships with the company’s bank, investors, auditors, advisors and stakeholders
  • Review and take ownership of procurement contracts (including external suppliers and property leases)

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant with previous experience working in an international, multi-currency business and will  have had exposure to an M&A, deal led environment.

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