Group Finance Director

SF Recruitment
birmingham,west midlands
£80,000 per annum
16 Sep 2019
27 Sep 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
SF Recruitment are currently looking for a Group Finance Director to join an innovative business based in Erdington.
Reporting to the Group Chief Executive as a key member of the finance leadership team, you will be responsible for the direction and oversight of all financial activities as well as providing leadership and direction across a diverse social business, giving strategic and operations guidance on all financial and funding issues facing the group.
The main responsibilities will include:
- Providing a strategic and commercial overview and leadership of the finance department.
- Taking responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the Group's commercial vehicle.
- Providing support to the Group Chief Executive and other Executive Leads regarding the financial negotiations with government departments, grant making bodies, contract providers, lenders and regulators.
- Leading the development of the financial solution for growth opportunities. Work in conjunction with the Bid teams to create winning opportunities / bids.
- Using financial information to constructively challenge current and potential business activity in order to increase profits and improve efficiencies.

The successful candidate will also be someone who is able to effectively liaise with the Board and stakeholders on financial information, as we strive to deliver our bold ambition as outlined in our Strategic Plan.
- Previous experience at Finance Director level with a proven record and strong commercial acumen.
- Strong and confident communication skills, both orally and in writing, with the ability to interact with senior members of the business.
- Ability to develop positive relationships and work effectively with key stakeholders.
- ACCA/CIMA/ACA Qualified Account with relevant post experience.
- Experience in key decision making, provided deep commercial insights through your strong, demonstrable analytical/modelling skills