Head of Finance

Worcestershire

Permanent

Reference No: 16097/SR_1648224963

£80000 - £90000 per annum

Greenwell Gleeson have been retained to recruit a Head of Finance role for a fast growing owner managed international B2B business. Having witnessed strong growth over the past few years coupled with a strong balance sheet the business is well placed to continue with their ambitious growth plans

Key Duties:

*Quickly build credibility with the Executive team and owners
*Establish a finance function that is seen as best in class and which can facilitate other new businesses to be amalgamated as and when appropriate.
*Develop, implement, maintain robust controls and ensure all risks are identified and managed
*Develop financial and tax strategies in line with organisational objectives
*Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations *Deliver timely and accurate reporting & KPI’s for local management and Group including full statutory accounts.
*Shape the suite of reports that will drive the commercial decision making process of the operational & sales team, particular emphasis around complex pricing and product offering
*Work with the Executive team and Group to drive the strategic direction. Always seeking to maximise Profit & Cash generation.

Practical Experience
*Hold recognised accountancy qualification
*Experience of working in an end to end finance role within an owner managed, SME or Division of a larger group
*Experience of working in an international business, dealing with multiple currencies and decentralised local payroll
*Provide a demonstrable track record in delivering excellent control and reporting frameworks.
*Experience of M&A including post acquisition integration
*Provide a demonstrable track record in supporting the commercial decision making process, ultimately driving profit & cash optimisation
*Experience of managing external funder relationships and raising finance
*Experience of working in a contract led or professional services organisation.

Personality Traits
*Demonstrates a Can do Attitude and always delivering on tasks though to a conclusion
*Intuitively able to comprehend business needs and taking appropriate decisions to drive business growth and improvement
*Hands on with an eye for detail but able to appreciate the bigger picture
*Adaptable character, strong enough to challenge whilst at the same time able to build long-term relationships with management and group

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