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Finance Director

  • Location:

    Horsham, England

  • Sector:

    Qualified/Senior Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -072020-71044_1597826118

  • Published:

    19 August 2020

  • Expiry date:

    18 October 2020

  • Start date:


Head of Finance

£70000 - £80000

Cobalt are working closely with an impressive specialist Design and Fit out business in the search for a knowledgeable and hands on Head of Finance.

This well established business of over 15 years has seen a sharp increase in growth over the last few years, with revenue, headcount and profits all moving in a very positive direction.

Given the fast growth, the owner of the business is looking for an ambitious Finance Director/Head of Finance to come into the business to establish and improve the financial controls, operations and help guide the business through the further planned growth in the short to medium term.

This makes the position an exciting opportunity for a finance professional to lead a fast growing business through the exciting and challenging changes that come with this level of growth.

Within this role you will take responsibility for:

  • Work with and assist the owners in growing the business making sure the financial operations and procedures can sustain the planned growth of the business

  • Hands on Monthly, Quarterly and Annual management accounting and financial reporting

  • Preparation of statutory annual financial statements and control of the year‐end audit process within a striFDt time-frames.

  • Prepare supporting schedules to the financial statements

  • Liaise with the external auditors and handle audit queries

  • Design and implementation of workflow processes and procedures

  • Work closely with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders

Candidates must demonstrate:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA preferred) with proven knowledge of working owner managed businesses

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to design and implement new procedures and controls from scratch

  • Knowledge financing options for small businesses would be ideal

  • Working knowledge within SMEs highly desirable.

This is an exciting opportunity to come into a fast-growing company, with an exciting pipeline of upcoming projects for the foreseeable future. First stage interviews are happening soon, so make sure you send your CV as soon as possible.