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Finance Director

  • Location

    Cambridge

  • Job Function:

    Finance

  • Sector:

    Business Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Nick Culley

  • Contact email:

    nick.culley@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH318

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-25

  • Consultant:

    Nick Culley

​EA First are delighted to be working on a retained basis with this high profile, privately owned Cambridge based service business to support them with the recruitment of their next Finance Director.

Working closely, initially, with the current incumbent, this is a highly influential position which will play a key strategic and operational role in the continued success and growth of the company.

Supporting the Group MD, and working as part of the senior leadership team, the Finance Director will oversee a finance team of three and will be responsible for leading and driving the financial operations of the company, setting financial targets and for the formulation and development of the overall strategic business plan.

This is an autonomous yet hands-on role and the successful applicant will be required to manage all accounting operations including invoicing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger and cost accounting in addition to providing strategic, high level input and advice to influence continued business growth.

Interested applicants will need to be fully qualified accountants with a proven track record in operating as part of a leadership team within an sme environment.

You will need to demonstrate the willingness to work in a hands-on, top to bottom role yet also have the experience and gravitas to drive strategic business development and sustained growth operating as part of a senior management team.

Strong leadership and people management skills are a pre-requisite in addition to outstanding technical reporting and accounting experience.

Previous experience of working within a contract based, service sector environment would be a distinct advantage. 

Six figure salary – 30% + bonus and further benefits on offer.