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Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

  • Location

    Cambridge

  • Sector:

    Senior Appointments

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £120000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Marc Harris

  • Contact email:

    marc.harris@wademacdonald.com

  • Job ref:

    MH172712_1626101707

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-11

  • Consultant:

    Marc Harris

CFO - Cambridge - £100000 - £120000 + Benefits

The Company

A small standalone business who are part of a major multi-national organisation require a new CFO to help direct them through the next stage of their development.

The Role:

The Chief Financial Officer will work closely with the senior management team and will report directly to the Managing Director. The incoming CFO will be responsible for a current team of five, taking ownership of the finance function with a strong focus on the strategic direction of the business. This role would be suitable for technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.

  • Producing full company accounts
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Providing information for external auditors
  • Overseeing all tax and regulatory/compliance issues
  • Contributing to decisions regarding financial strategy
  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities
  • Identify and communicate value risk and mitigation strategies to the leadership team
  • Provide financial leadership and aligning business and finance strategy towards fulfilment of business ambitions
  • Assist with elements of procurement and ensuring cost efficient purchasing
  • Oversee and lead department staff in day-to-day operations
  • Report to the Managing Director with timely and accurate financial information
  • Assist the Managing Director in presenting reports to external stakeholders and board members

The Successful Applicant:

  • Fully qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with a least 5 years post qualification experience
  • Hands on and versatile approach
  • Effective and experienced communicator. Comfortable liaising with board
  • Strong focus on controls and processes and a high attention to detail.
  • Understanding of international tax

What You Will Receive:

Alongside a competitive salary and benefits package this is an opportunity to work closely with a forward-thinking Managing Director and truly influence the strategic direction of a business

CFO - Cambridge - £100000 - £120000 + Benefits

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.