Head of Finance RM103883
Job Industry: Accountancy
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Reference Number: RM103883
- Wilkinson & Associates are currently partnering with a warehousing and distribution business based on the outskirts of Edinburgh. This owner managed company is seeking to recruit an experienced Head of Finance to play a leading role in the stewardship of their finance team.
The business has performed consistently over several years and increased activity and workload has led to this new hire.
The successful applicant will be a qualified accountant, with a high level of expertise in management accounting and be comfortable acting as a finance business partner. In addition, you will have strong team management, motivation and organisational skills.
You should be able to demonstrate previous experience of improving finance systems and processes, creation of value adding information and having upskilled the team(s) you've been responsible for.
Summary of role profile:
oPart of management team alongside MD, Commercial Director and Operations Director
oManagement reporting - Board / shareholders
oProfit and cashflow forecasting
oMaintain banking relationships
oGross margin reconciliations and analysis
oProvide payroll support
oVAT and Intrastat reporting
You should have / be:
oA qualified accountant
oGood systems skills including process and system development
oStrong people management - lead a team of 5
oHave previous experience of working in a high volume transactional business
oGood data manipulation skills
oExcellent communications skills and ability to influence
oBusiness partner - build strong relationships across the business