Commercial Finance & Treasury Director
Commercial Finance & Treasury Director
£100k plus benefits
This represents an outstanding opportunity for a highly experienced & commercial Finance Director, or for a talented and ambitious commercial Senior Finance Professional, looking to develop into their first Directorship role.
Housing sector experience is less important than the ability to demonstrate exceptional commercial acumen, a progressive and achievement based CV, a collaborative and proactive leadership style and an innovative and enabling approach to fundraising and treasury management.
Essential is that the candidate understands how to optimise effective finance leadership within the confines of a small medium enterprise (SME), working within a small team, who shares the organisation’s key values, and is aligned to the ethos of “generating profit for purpose”.
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly capable, commercial and proactive Finance Director (FD) to assume a key role within the organisation, reporting directly into the Chief Executive & the Non-Executive Board and to lead an effective Finance team.
This is an exciting time to join our client, as the business embarks on the next stage of its plan with growth and development at the forefront of its agenda. The new Finance Director will play a key role in accessing new finance and capital to help fund this next stage in the business’s evolution.
This is a hands-on but challenging and rewarding role with a broad remit and engagement across the organisation. The role takes responsibility for:
Fundraising & treasury management
Financial & investment analysis
Financial Management and management reporting
Finance Business Partnering
Finance Strategy & Planning
Development and implementation of finance related policies
Optimisation of IT systems for financial recording and reporting
Data analytics and security of financial data
The FD will be responsible for setting the strategic financial direction of the organisation, driving transformation change across finance and the rest of the business, as well as driving continuous improvements in finance practice at an operational level and in promoting finance to the core of business decision making.
Its aim will be to strengthen the organisation’s financial discipline, and to promote a culture so it becomes more commercial, adaptable and innovative
The ideal candidate will be a professionally Qualified Accountant who can evidence a strong track record of performance, success and progression throughout their career to date.
Due to the SME nature of the organisation, it is essential that the candidate can adopt a hybrid style, being capable of strategic thinking, commercial acumen, operational management and equally demonstrating the ability to be hands-on and detail orientated.
The candidate will possess a strong collaborative leadership style and be able to demonstrate career progression in the context of a commercial, dynamic, innovative and continuous improvement, business change environment.
A skilled negotiator and an expert relationship manager, the candidate will be able to communicate clearly and effectively, complex financial information and analysis to a broad range of different stakeholders.
The candidate will possess a strong commercial outlook and set themselves apart by their levels of commitment, enthusiasm, drive, energy and professionalism and already impressive career track record to date.
The candidate will embrace the core values of our client and be passionate about making a real difference.
They encourage applications from a range of different sector backgrounds.
The closing date for application is Sunday 24th September, due to a tight recruitment timetable we are encouraging early applications.
To submit an application, please click ‘apply’ at the top of this page.
Further information can be found in the candidate pack with more detailed company information, job description and recruitment timetable.