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Head of Finance

Apply 2020-02-18 15:17:11 2020-10-31 Butler Rose

Head of Finance

Date posted: February 18, 2020
£40000 - £42000 per annum
Lancashire, England
Job description
The Company Overview:

Butler Rose have partnered with a distribution business in Preston who are looking for a Head of Finance to manage the operation of the finance function. You will also be a key player in providing strategic support to achieve ambitious growth plans of doubling their turnover in the next 2-3 years. Established for over 20 years, the business distribute to a wide ranging customer base within the UK and overseas.

Your new role as Head of Finance:

As Head of Finance, you will be number 1 in finance reporting to the Directors and managing a team of 2-3 transactional finance staff. You will work in a varied and hands on role which will cover management accounts production; monitoring cash flow and predicting future trends; produce and manage budgets; preparing information for year end and being the primary point of contact for the auditors; and management of stock.

Whilst all processes are firmly in place, the business requires an individual in this role who will review and implement improvements where necessary surrounding systems, processes and procedures, and as such there will be many areas to add value.

The Experience & Qualifications Required:

To be considered, you will be fully qualified (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) and already have experience of working autonomously in a similar level role, reporting to Directors of an SME business. You will be able to demonstrate examples of where you have enhanced existing processes and been involved in senior level decision making. Knowledge of SAP is desirable and you will be a strong Excel user. Staff management/supervisory experience is required and you will be a strong communicator, confident to challenge and influence where necessary.

Your Reward & The Package On Offer:

You will benefit from an all encompassing role which provides excellent business visibility. In return, you will receive a competitive starting salary which will be reviewed as the role grows. You will receive an annual leave entitlement of 23 days which rise with length of service to 29 days + bank holidays.

Who Are Butler Rose?

Butler Rose specialises in the recruitment of accountancy and finance professionals, from transactional and part-qualified appointments through to Group FDs.

With offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Exeter, London, Milton Keynes and Southampton, we work with a range of businesses across the UK from SMEs and local accountancy firms to large Plcs and the Big 4, as well as many public sector and not-for-profit organisations. We are an ambitious and expanding business with great client relationships lead by a management team with long tenure in their markets. We are committed and focused to excellent candidate service.

Butler Rose is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Butler Rose Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
Reference: RH 182765_1582039030

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