Head Of Finance

James Kay Associates are currently recruiting for a seasoned Finance Manager to work with one of our growing clients in Nottingham. Working in a number 2 role to the Finance Director, you will manage the performance of the company accounts function, overseeing the production of the monthly accounting pack, managing a team of 16 direct reports. In a pivotal role you will ensure that all financial reporting is timely and accurate which will enable the business to make key strategic and operational decisions. The Role: Your ultimate goal is to ensure a reliable, efficient, innovative and cost-effective finance and reporting function that enables our business to achieve its growth objectives Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and processes, as well as suggesting improvements Take responsibility for monitoring and managing the output of the finance team to ensure that it is sufficiently resourced, is operating efficiently and effectively, including management accounts, purchase ledger, sales ledger, payroll, and stock control Prepare periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis with supporting commentary for the senior leadership team Develop improved information reporting to support commercial decisions and help identify opportunities to enhance profitability within the business Develop financial forecasts and modelling for potential business opportunities and future growth Work closely with credit control to support decision making on overdue accounts, setting of credit limits and review and maintain credit insurance to reflect customer spend / risk exposure. Review company VAT returns. Review company PAYE/NI returns. Manage and calculate supplier rebates. Experience: Must be a qualified accountant Hands on - getting close to the detail Commercial acumen Strong communicator and ability to network across the business Cleary present and communicate complex financial information Leadership experience Strong IT Experienced in using Microsoft - expert in using Excel My client offer an exceptional package for right candidate circa 80-90k. Monday to Friday (office based) 8.30-6. You will also be required to work 1 Saturday per month with a day off in the week.

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