Position based in Buckingham, UK
To lead the Hartridges's financial and management accounting, reporting and control activities, providing business partnering / consultancy to the Senior Management team to achieve optimum revenue and profitability.
Key role and responsibilities
Control and Manage all financial elements of the business, ensure that all fiscal and legal obligations are satisfied
Lead and participate in all financial operations of the company including reporting, forecasting, invoicing and cash management, accounts payable/receivable and payroll
Ensure all monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements are met on time in full.
Ensure Finance Department assists in compliance with required internal control and Sarbanes Oxley guidelines.
Ensure financial integrity, controllership and compliance
Provide financial business partnering to sales, marketing, engineering, HR and operations to ensure best decision are taken for optimum business performance
Provide reliable Budgets and Forecasts to create a 'no surprises' culture.
Ensure that senior management team is aware of and can act on key performance drivers.
Control costs to aid achievement of monthly Budget & Forecast OI.
Lead the annual budget process and ensure it is both stretching but achievable and meets business objectives.
Support production of the annual legal statutory accounts according to UK GAAP.
Act as a subject matter expert to the business, clear communication to support and upskill non finance personnel
Work closely with parent company to ensure further integration of the finance function.
Lead team of finance professionals and business systems
Support implementation of SAP
This role will be based in Buckingham for a minimum of 3 days per week
What we are looking for
Commercial awareness is essential, and a broad knowledge of aftermarket business processes is beneficial.
Experience of working in management team
Number one or at least number two in a stand alone business
Experience of leading small teams
Expected skills & competencies
Applicants must be highly/ self motivated, flexible, well organized and work well under pressure.
Should be able to communicate effectively through all levels of the organization.
Need to effectively manage and prioritise workloads in each of the different areas of responsibility.
A pro-active, business focused attitude, coupled with tenacity & the determination to deliver is essential
High attention to detail
Bachelor's degree or master's degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field;
CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified