Alexander Daniels is exclusively working with a SME business based in Birmingham City Centre. Having experienced some recent growth, the business is now looking to capitalise on it's position by appointing a new assured Finance Manager.
This role will help to provide key management information that will be essential as the business undertakes further expansion. This is a new role and the successful candidate will have the advantage to evolve with the business and influence the future shape of the finance department. You will have a genuine opportunity to put forward your own ideas, drive change and influence decesions at a board level. There is great exposure within this role, you will be dealing with Directors from across the business and quite regularly with the CEO too.
You will lead your small team through the period end process, put together the management accounts, prepare and present packs at board meetings where you will discuss commercial issues and complete adhoc requests from your key stakeholders. Confidence and an ability to challenge senior management is key to being able to succeed in this role. You will also be involved in pricing up tenders looking at operational costs and producing the P&L as well as sales and margin reviews.
It is essential that you have experience of manipulating large volumes of data and are well versed in the cleansing of data in Excel. It is also essential that you have a strong management accounts background and have supervisory or people management experience as you will be mentoring and developing a Management Accountant within your team. We are looking for a personable individual who will slot nicely into the wider team who can also deal with pressurised, fast-paced situations when needed.
Ideally you will be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with significant experience of already operating at this level. The role will ideally suit someone already in a similar role but looking to develop their commercial awareness and take additional responsibility.
This is a rare opportunity for any ambitious individual to join a growing team and be part of a success story.