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Interim Divisional Finance Director

Interim Divisional Finance Director

  • Sector:

    GRG Executive Search

  • Contract type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £1000 - £1200 per day + Inside iR35

  • Contact:

    Dan Edwards

  • Contact email:

    danedwards@grgexecsearch.com

  • Job ref:

    32034_1671124600

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

  • Expiry date:

    2023-01-26

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Interim Divisional Finance Director

Midlands (3 Days in the Midlands with 2 days remote)

Circa £1000 per day inside IR35

6 Months+

I have an immediate requirement for a candidate to join as the No1 in finance of a sizable division within a large group. The role is an end-to-end Interim Finance Director role owning the P&L results and focusing heavily on the cost base of the business.

There is a qualified team that reports to this role covering financial reporting, Month End, Business Partnering and Operations.

The role requires a candidate with the background and discipline of being extremely close to the costs and levers of a business between £200-£500MN. Although this is very much a leadership role, you will work hard to stay close to the detail and business drivers to best advise and direct the team on a day-to-day basis.

Responsibilities in Brief:

  • Review and direct the monthly results, including cash flow, flash reporting and reporting to Group.
  • Monthly assessment of the balance sheet and any risks.
  • Leading and agreeing the detailed quarterly forecast process and the annual budget.
  • Owning the P&L results and staying very close to the cost base.
  • P&L tracking and delivering insight.
  • On-going close monitoring of the projected results.
  • Identifying risks and delivering opportunities to meet financial targets.
  • Working closely with the UK SLT.
  • Cash flow projections and initiatives to maximise cash, specifically around working capital and capital expenditure.
  • Maintaining approvals and control over capital expenditure.
  • Lead the technical accounting decision-making for the business, liaising with the Group team and external audit as required.
  • Overall leadership of the team, providing continual advice and direction on all matters listed above

The Candidate Requirements:

  • An accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc..)
  • A strong academic record.
  • Experience as the No1 in Finance in a sizable division.
  • Experience of a high volume, cost centric business.
  • Team leadership and development.
  • Strong on cash forecasting.

This role is private and confidential, no additional information can be released until a CV has been received and positively vetted.

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