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Chief Financial Officer

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About the Role

Chief Financial Officer
Midlands based
C £150,000 p.a. + Car/Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits
  • Are you an experienced Chief Financial Officer who is looking for an exciting and challenging role?
  • Are you a hands-on leader who can develop strategy while leading a large finance function?
  • Do you want to work for a people-driven business who are recognised throughout the United Kingdom as a leading employer?
The Company:
ER Recruitment are excited to be working with an outstanding, national brand who are growing rapidly and inspire and develop employees. They have a strong focus on their exceptional collaboration and team environment.
Our client are looking for an experienced Chief Financial Officer to inject fun and lead their large finance function. The successful candidate will be motivated and energised by the business’ exceptional drive for growth. You will engage with the vibrant and inclusive culture and ethos, as well as be innovative, show determination and have a passion to deliver best in class service both internally and externally.

Role & Responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer:
  • Responsible for the wider finance team who work on a flexible basis, but have a smaller number of direct reports.
  • Maintain a high level of regular communication to both in the finance function and across collaborative departments.
  • Ensure that there are processes in place within the finance function to identify and develop high potential employees and to provide for succession planning.
  • Work closely with the CEO as part of the senior management team to plan, develop and implement financial strategies.
  • Advising the senior leadership team on profit forecasting, variations in performance and requirements to deliver targets.
  • Ensure that both financial reporting is to the highest standards and that month/year end accounts preparation and reporting are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Manage systems efficiencies and integration, process improvement, and effectiveness across the finance team.
  • Management and control of banking, balance sheet, annual budget and regular forecasting, risks and the risk policy as well as a clear process for approval and management of expenditure.
  • Responsible for credit control functions including the team and overall accountability for reducing outstanding debt.
  • Ensure compliance with all audits (internal and external) as well as HMRC and governance requirements across the finance function.
  • Responsibility for all areas of tax and financial compliance within the business.

About You as the Chief Financial Officer:
  • Qualified Accountant with experience at CFO level.
  • Experience motivating and leading a large finance team and celebrating their successes.
  • Proven background in continuous improvement and system efficiencies.
  • Outstanding stakeholder relationship management.
  • Strong attention to detail and a focus on performance. 

Additional Benefits:
  • Annual Bonus
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Outstanding Pension Scheme
  • 25 days Holiday increasing with length of service + bank holidays

Please note by applying for this role you give consent for ER Recruitment to retain your CV for up to 24 months for the purposes of assisting you to find your next role unless you notify us otherwise.

While we aim to get back to all applicants however if you do not receive a response within seven working days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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We look forward to hearing from you.
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