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Finance Director

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    GRG Executive Search

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £120000.00 - £160000 per annum + Car, Bonus, & Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Helen Schwarz

  • Contact email:

    helenschwarz@grgexecsearch.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH26669_1641759280

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Helen Schwarz

About Our Client

Our client is part of a highly successful, forward thinking, listed, business services group. They provide innovative solutions and essential services across a diverse and impressive client base. They also offer an inclusive and diverse environment to thrive, develop and realise your full potential. As a blue-chip client, they offer significant career opportunities, benefiting from a strong and growing presence across the UK.

The Role

For this Finance Director opportunity, there is a preference for a West Midlands base, however, with a national presence, and a flexible, hybrid working pattern, other locations will be considered, including Leeds and London.

This is a high-profile Senior Finance Director role which will be critical to ensuring the on-going growth of this division. Partnering with the MD you will form part of the executive team, to deliver strategies for the establishment of long-term revenue plans and corporate performance.

You will be expected to improve the understanding of financial reporting and its impact on business performance, providing analysis and delivering insight to ensure key operational, commercial, and financial targets are delivered. You will be responsible for all aspects of financial rigour and control, including bid activity.

Other Key Responsibilities -

  • Drive continuous improvements and innovation that are aligned to Company, Divisional & Business strategy
  • Ownership and preparation of monthly business financial forecast, with insight around any deviation from plan and the action plan to deliver the forecast
  • Provision of finance expertise to support growth through market knowledge and insights
  • Key finance support in bids
  • Maintain strong financial governance over key projects
  • Accountability for the integrity and accuracy of the P&L, balance sheet and working capital requirements
  • Continue the development of a high performing finance team

Candidate Profile

This Finance Director (FD) opportunity requires a well-rounded commercially focused finance leader, with multi-role, Divisional FD experience. Prior FTSE100, FTSE250 experience is highly desirable. Must also be a qualified accountant (preferably ACA). Previous experience of working in a contracts business will be essential.

You must demonstrate the ability to bring high levels of commerciality to the team and have driven leadership skills and a talent for business partnering, ensuring business growth is delivered.

Extensive skills in contract renegotiation, and experience of client-side discussions related to contractual shaping will be important. Must also have a track record in driving operational bottom-line value.

The role requires a strong relationship builder with personal credibility, and high impact communication and presentation skills, who can work at all levels and to influence wider business direction and decisions.

What's on Offer

£120,000-£160,000 Basic Salary, Car Allowance, Attractive Bonus and Excellent Benefits

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