Title Group Head of Finance & Reporting (Ref: 17200)
Categories Retail/Wholesale Distribution
Salary £120k, Bonus, Car
Location Cheshire
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Group Head of Finance & Reporting
Ref: 17200
Cheshire
Retail/Wholesale Distribution
£120K, Bonus, Car

Our client, part of a European group, is amongst the leaders within its sector. It has a declared objective of delivering exceptional service to a customer base that expects more than an over the counter transactional relationship when making a purchase.
In effect the appointee is No.2 to the CFO and is tasked with supporting him by leading the finance team towards the prime goal of providing timely, reliable and relevant management and statutory information.

The Role:

  • Defining and developing the financial management strategy, policies and processes in line with both practice and legal requirements.
  • Provide strategic and tactical advice to the leadership on finance matters through provision of insightful commentary in a manner that both supports and challenges business decisions.
  • Analysing financial data and identifying opportunities for improved profitability and performance.
  • Lead and build a high performing team that in turn adds value to the business in line with budget and relevant financial constraints.
  • Play a part as a member of the Senior Leadership Team in developing and implementing Group strategy.

    The Candidate:

  • Qualified accountant with a minimum 5 years’ post qualification experience which ideally will have been within a retail or wholesale trading environment.
  • Technically astute and IT literate, it would help if your systems knowledge included exposure to SAP, whilst detailed knowledge of current accounting and auditing standards both UK GAAP and IFRS is taken as read.
  • Forward thinking with attention to detail – a can do attitude.
  • First class communication skills (written and verbal), able to present numbers and commentary in a manner that holds the room.
  • Team leader and coach.
  • Ambitious to progress beyond this role.
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