Maternity Cover - Financial Director
Eton, United Kingdom
OverviewThe interim Financial Director opportunity is based in our Eton office. The Financial Director is responsible for finance function and IT. Reporting to the CEO, and managing a team of four. The interim role is to cover maternity leave of the Head of finance and operations, for a period to 7 months, including handover period.
Manage the budget and forecasting process. Includes ongoing reporting on revenue forecast, working closely with the sales team.
Contribute to the ongoing process of improving the quality of key information to internal and external stakeholders.
Manage the creation and implementation of the group's financial reporting pack.
Prepare and consolidate accurate group management accounts to ensure key information is provided to internal and external stakeholders in accordance with agreed timelines.
Responsible for the provision of insightful working capital and cashflow forecasting.
Maintain relationships with shareholders.
Manage the statutory finance and tax reporting requirements for the Group.
Manage the annual statutory audit process ensuring that the finance department provides accurate and timely information to the auditors.
Maintain a robust financial control environment, ensuring that risks are adequately mitigated via appropriate controls and processes.
Responsible for the finance system and act as the key point person with operations and IT on the support of all finance systems and reporting tools.
Ad-hoc project work.
Qualified ACA / ACCA accountant with 7 + years post qualified experience.
Previous interim FD role experience, including working in fast growing SMEs.
Ability to think strategically but also prepared to be involved in the detail when required.
Validus is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.