Financial Director

Financial Director

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

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    Senior Appointments

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  • Contact:

    Marc Harris

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Financial Director - Reading


A Reading based SME business has recently received significant funding and are entering an exciting period of growth and expansion in to new international territories. Leaders in their discipline they partner with some of the largest businesses globally.

The Role

A fantastic opportunity has now arisen for a commercially focused Finance Director or CFO. Partnering closely with the Managing Director, the Finance Director will have overall control and responsibility for all financial aspects of company strategy and will oversee other head office departments including HR and Legal. This role would be suitable for technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.

Duties Will Include:

  • 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.
  • 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 7 years post qualification experience
  • Hands on and versatile approach
  • Effective and experienced communicator. Comfortable liaising with board and external investors
  • International and multi-site experience
  • Strong focus on controls and processes and a high attention to detail.
  • Understanding of international tax
  • Previous experience of an ERP implementation

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.

For further details please contact Marc Harris at marc.harris@wademacdonald.com

Financial Director - Reading

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.