Pure Executive are delighted to be working in partnership with this rapidly growing high technology business in the recruitment of a Finance Director. Part of an AIM-listed plc, the company has a history of profitable growth, with turnover for the current financial year forecast to be significantly higher than the previous year. This growth is expected to continue at an average of double-digit percentages.
The Finance Director operates as part of three person Senior Leadership team which also comprises the Managing Director and the Business Director and will have a dotted line to the Group CFO. Working closely with Managing Director, the successful applicant will assume overall responsibility for the delivery of all financial information and will lead the Finance, IT and Commercial teams. As such, this is very much a hands-on role and the Finance Director will need to demonstrate the ability to operate at both a strategic and operational level.
Responsibilities will include:
* Reviewing bids and new business proposals
* Reviewing business performance with group heads
* Preparing financial reports and analysis for the local senior management team and the parent company
* Attending contract status review meetings with Project Managers.
* Review major agreements with the Commercial team.
* Production of monthly projections for the parent company.
The role will require an experienced, qualified accountant who has experience of working within a small to medium sized software or project driven environment and will preferably have reported to a parent company. You will be a "people person" who is happy to pro-actively participate in reviews and able to develop financial and commercial awareness across the organisation. You will possess a proven track record in the management and development of diverse teams and have experience of negotiating complex, long-term contracts with demanding customers. You will need to display gravitas and credibility and be comfortable operating at Board level.
This is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious individial to have a real and tangible impact upon the further growth and success of this market-leading organisation.
Please contact Nick Culley for further information.