Finance Director

Reed Finance
Pampisford, UK
09 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Reed Finance have been engaged to assist a world leader in the pharmaceutical market, for Finance Director. The business has recently been through exciting changes, which means they will grow from strength to strength, having joined a global listed group. This post of Finance Director is integral to the continued success of the company; a new post created to support the senior management in achieving their objectives. Given the infancy of the team, this will initially require a hands-on approach to assist with the more day to day tasks as well as the most strategic responsibilities, but provides a superb opportunity to put your stamp on the department and grow as they do, and to be an integral part of building and contributing to a strong leadership team. With one direct report, elements of the role are -
• Oversee and assist with the management of the group accounts and investments
• Be an integral part of building and contributing to a strong leadership team
• Develop the Group's financial plans, review and manage budgets and cash flow
• Ensure the implementation and adherence to accounting policies and procedures
• Continue a strong controls environment, ensuring all transactions are completed in accordance to IFRS and US GAAP
• Prepare Annual accounts and reports for the Group
• Provide annual and monthly strategic information and MI for senior stakeholders
• Manage Treasury, VAT reconciliations and fixed assets
• Draw on your experience to constantly examine the accuracy the service provided by the finance function, including systems, invoicing, payroll and so on to ensure all work is accurate and on time. You will also assist with establishing new contracts and services, monitoring these to ensure efficient operation both from a service and cost perspective. We are interested in discussing this further with those who hold a professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with proven success in a management position. You may be an existing Director seeking a new challenge, or an ambitious Financial Controller/Manager. You will need to have sound knowledge and experience of managing payroll financial contracts, budgets, forecasting and leading teams. It would be an advantage to have worked in a global business as well as having some experience in the Biotech or Pharmaceutical sectors. On a personal level you will need to be adept in learning in a short timescale, be able to challenge the status quo in a diplomatic manner, be solution minded, able to command respect through professional capabilities and credibility. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business