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Head of Finance - Edinburgh

£70000-£75000 - Industry & Commerce - Finance Executive/Management
Ref: 2031 Date Posted: Monday 14 Aug 2017
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iMultiply Resourcing are exclusively engaged with a multisite commercial organisation  to recruit a Head of Finance post for approximately 12 months.  This position is to lead the finance function within the Business Unit, having full ownership for this, and to provide commercial and financial support to the MD, ensuring financial control is maintained at all times. Key to this role is the presentation of information in a simple and dashboard format at board level and relationship building with the exec. 


The Role

  • Provide support to the MD and CD of the business unit ensuring the BU reports on financial manners in an accurate, complete and timely manner.
  • Responsibility for overall financial control within the BU, ensuring no unknown exposures, and primarily ensuring no exposures within the control of finance are created e.g. overheads, supervision, balance sheet accounts.
  • Timely and accurate analysis of monthly financial reports and financial trends to enable the Board in fulfilling their responsibilities.
  • Responsibility for ensuring accurate monthly forecasts are prepared, with full risks and opportunities versus these known.
  • Manage budgets process, including preparation of presentation and attendance at divisional and group budget review meetings.
  • Cash management including weekly reporting, maximising cash where possible, and ensuring forecasts are accurate.
  • Prepare finance board papers, presented in a dashboard and easy to present format. Attend monthly Board meetings, reporting and advising on commercial and financial matters.
  • Produce miscellaneous commercial and financial reports as required, with responsibility to highlight any concerns to the CD/MD as appropriate.
  • Ensure the implementation and delivery of strategic development initiatives.
  • Management of Half Year and Full Year audit process.
  • Support the Divisional Finance Director as required.
  • Manage Finance team  providing support, guidance and leadership to the team to ensure wider team objectives are met.


The Person

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Previous financial management and commercial experience in a project based industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent planning and analytical skills
  • Proactive self starter
  • Willingness to travel UK wide on a regular basis
  • Strong leadership skills