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Finance Manager – Hertford

A small business with big plans, based on an impressive order book and a robust balance sheet, both of which are thriving in spite of the tough economic conditions and outlook.

This well established, £15m turnover company is looking to bolster its Senior Leadership Team with the appointment of a Finance Manager to take control of the accounting function and add commercial value to the operations by providing meaningful financial information and recommending business direction based on the numbers.

Reporting to the Managing Director, who has been overseeing a period of positive change which has resulted in the creation of a number of new Executive posts in preparation for meeting the challenging goals ahead, the Finance Manager is the number one role in accounts, leading a team of two staff initially.

Your remit as Finance Manager will cover all the usual responsibilities of a financial control role, including:

  • Ownership of the financial accounts and tax: completeness, accuracy and compliance
  • Control of the business planning agenda: timing, content, process, target development etc.
  • Strategic planning, annual budget, regular cash forecasting and management
  • Providing management information: performance measurement, reporting and analysis.
  • Clearly communicate performance of the business, drivers, opportunities and risks
  • Profit improvement: mitigation of risks and maximization of opportunities
  • Leader of change, driving system/process improvements and automation
  • Managing external relations: accountants, banks, auditors, funding institutions
  • Involvement with key customer and supplier meetings/relationships

We are looking for an ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant with a loyal track record in a similar level, number one finance role, who is keen to develop over the next 2-3 years to take on the Finance Director role within this business.

As the Finance Manager you will be a proactive and innovative team player, who places high value on your honesty, integrity, positivity and dependability.  You will be looking for an exciting opportunity where your full commitment and efforts will be rewarded not only with a competitive remuneration package, but more importantly with the satisfaction of becoming an integral part of a continuing business success story.  If this sounds appealing, please submit your CV for consideration as soon as possible.

Job Reference: 13088
Salary: £65,000+ Bonus, Pension & Health
Location: Hertfordshire
Type: Permanent
CALL: 01234 831005
Consultant: William Hayward
Last Updated: 31/07/2020