Divisional Finance Director
This is a unique opportunity within a listed service business. This role is the finance leader within the business area and is expected to significantly contribute to the achievement of the Division's growth plan through the setting and delivery of key initiatives, active leadership of people and processes, a high level of customer interaction and engagement and governance of the Company's financial reporting and compliance requirements.
Working closely with the Divisional Leadership Team, the individual is expected to identify, analyse and implement opportunities to enhance business performance and drive managed and predictable growth. Externally you will be responsible for to ensuring the business meets contractual requirements and maximise returns to the enterprise profits and cashflow.
Delivery of complex contractual obligations, glide path and customer commitments.
Drive new business wins from ensuring correct financial oversight during the tender stage through to successful transition and act as a subject matter expert during the transition phase
Partner with the leadership team to add value to decision making and contribute to the development and implementation of the overall divisional and company business plan.
Maximise business performance based on understanding of market requirements and changes and ensuring continuous improvement. Ensure use of best practice, communication and understanding of key business messages through monthly site visits with focus on new or under-performing contracts.
You will be an ACA/ CIMA/ACCA who has worked within a Matrix environment and use to multinational clients. Ability to combine strategic vision with hands-on, pragmatic delivery. Superior written and verbal communication skills with strong oral presentation skills. Ideally knowledge of US GAAP and technical challenges. While the role is based in the UK the individual must be willing to undertake travel as the role/business requires.