Finance Director: BH-54871

£90000 - £120000 per annum

Pure Executive have been engaged to recruit a high calibre Finance Director for an existing client based in Basildon, Essex.
Our client is a nationwide business that has created the role to oversee the day to day operations of the finance department.
The position of Finance Director has three clear purposes:

  1. To ensure the business is run in a compliant way and that the finance function has strong controls and processes
  2. Provide sound financial advice, guidance and challenge to the executive board and the senior management team
  3. Deliver a variety of first-class financial reporting at board level
Key responsibilities: -
  • Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting process for the Group
  • Support the board in identifying new routes to grow revenue and profitability
  • Oversee the preparation of management accounts and report financial performance to the board
  • Manage short and long term cash flow
  • Preparation of statutory accounts and ensuring company compliance with HMRC, on all matters of taxation and VAT
  • Business partner with various division heads to support individual budgets and areas for growth
  • Challenge the business with improvements in financial controls, policies, systems, etc
  • Support new bids / tenders, providing commercial insight and support
Skills, Knowledge and Experience: -
  • Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Significant experience in a similar level finance role
  • Large business experience (c£100m to £300m turnover)
  • Ideally public sector experience is desirable
  • Ability to challenge at board level
For a confidential conversation please contact Andy Dowsett at Pure Executive in Chelmsford, Essex.