Company details and job overview:
Based on the outskirts of Burnley, in state of the art offices equipped to facility further growth, this group have recently completed a number of acquisitions and are on track to double turnover in the next 18 months. With a successful track record, and a number of businesses who have been identified for future interest, they operate in the service sector across a number of revenue streams. Established for many years, they are known across the UK for providing quality services and most importantly known locally for their excellent staff retention who feel valued and motivated being provided with a great place to work.
Your new role as Head of Finance:
Taking the lead within the finance department, you shall be responsible for the day to day finance operation, taking the lead on management accounting and reporting for a multi-site operation. Supporting the Managing Director and commercial lead you shall report to the CFO to ensure the production of meaningful financial reporting, and mothy/yearly accounting. Leading the finance function you shall manage a small team of 6. As Head of Finance in a varied role, you will be responsible for managing the internal processes and procedure, seeking ways to improve each element whilst working towards promotion in the future.
Main Role Duties:
• Leading the Finance team, providing support and development to junior staff
• Finance Business Partnering across the commercial teams, building up a good rapport with stakeholders
• Preparation and presentation of monthly management accounts to the board
• Preparation of budgets, forecasts and cashflows
• Compliance with all HMRC submissions
• Review and continuous development across process and procedure, ensuring each are fit for purpose through identifying areas of improvement
• Financial Analysis, developing reporting and process in this area
• Build and maintain good working relationships across all departments of the business
Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:
In order to be considered you shall be well rehearsed in all areas of the JD above. A self-disciplined, hands-on finance professional you shall have operated in a similar role. With strong attention to detail and a team working ethic, you shall have experience of managing others in junior posts with a proven track record of improving internal process and procedure. With strong IT skills your excel skills shall include VLookups and pivot tables as a minimum.
Salary and reward on offer:
This is a progressive and exciting role for an individual who is looking to further their career. Working in a business who have a proven track record of developing their proposition in a competitive environment, this role is rewarded with a competitive salary and package. A fast-paced, varied role, where no day will be the same, you shall gain exposure across the organisation. This role is seen as a key position across the business and one which will play a large part in the continued success of the group, both short and longer term.
This role is being handled by Darren Cadman – Kenton Black Finance
Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.