Group Finance Director

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Reference
1511CH1625
Sector
Banking
Salary
£130,000 Per Annum
Benefits
Excellent Benefits Package
Location
Ashford
Job Type
Permanent/Full Time
Date Posted
15th November 2017
 
1 application

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Group Finance Director to join an innovative and award-winning consumer lifestyle brand with an amazing culture and outstanding employee engagement.  They are looking to recruit a commercial finance leader to work alongside the Group Chief Financial Officer and lead finance operations across an exciting portfolio of digital products. 


The successful candidate will report to an inspiring and highly credible Group CFO, working together to ensure the business has its head in the future, embracing new technology platforms whilst maintaining the hands-on day to day running of the finance function.


As the right hand to the Group CFO, you will need to learn the business quickly, be flexible in your style and approach and work well with senior stakeholders to support them in delivering customer solutions. The atmosphere is relaxed and yet measured on results. A self-starter is going to find this role really appealing, a sense of humour is a must and if you can make finance fun then you’ll be a good fit.


As Group Finance Director you will be responsible for: -
  • Day to day management of the accounts and reporting function and line manage the Finance Team;
  • Producing monthly management reporting accurately and on time, as well as any ad hoc accounting report that is required by the business;
  • Business partnering with senior stakeholders across the business and involvement in complex M&A projects;
  • Production of annual statutory statements and liaising with external accountants and auditors and preparing / publishing legal data as necessary in line with legislative requirements;
  • Calculating, paying and post journals of local taxes (ensuring compliance) and preparation of the annual tax returns with support from tax advisers;
  • Managing the end-to-end payroll process;
  • Lead global cyclical reward activities (salary review, yearly bonuses, etc.).
 


To be a successful Group Finance Director you will have the following skills and experience: -
  • Bachelor's degree education as a minimum;
  • Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) accountant with a previous experience and a good knowledge of financial and management accounting systems and best practice processes;
  • Ability to interact with external customers and internal stakeholders at a commercial and functional level;
  • Experience of UK tax reporting with exposure to international regulations an advantage;
  • Inquisitive and analytical mindset, thriving on tackling complex problems and constantly building and refining process with rigour and diligence;
  • Not afraid to challenge the status quo and passionate about technology and the opportunities for change and innovation within traditional industries.
In return, the Group Finance Director will receive a generous salary of £130k + an excellent benefits package including bonus and shares.

All applications received are treated confidentially and will be responded to within 14 days if successful. If you have not received a reply in this time, we will happily contact you when a suitable vacancy arises

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