Finance Director - Down

Accounting & Finance
Ref: 123 Date Posted: Monday 04 Jan 2021
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Our client, a industry leader in their sector, is now recruiting for a Financial Director to join their growing business.


The role in brief (full job spec available on request):


  • Oversee the day to day group finance function to include -
                Provision of monthly management information                        

Purchase Ledger

Credit Control

VAT/PAYE/Corporation Tax


Provision of appropriate KPIs


  • Prioritizing and managing of a varied workload within a fast- paced industry
  • Motivate and lead a team within the accounts department
  • Ensuring the timely preparation and analysis of monthly management accounts across all group companies
  • Controlling the year end audit and managing the flow of information to the financial institutions and banks, including keeping within covenants
  • Forecasts and budget – Involved in information gathering and preparation of the financial forecasts and budgets
  • Monitoring, analyzing and discussing the financial output of each department with the respective manager
  • Presenting financial information to the Board of Directors and being responsible for the timeliness and accuracy of same
  • Liaising with all financial Institutions, banks and government institutions e.g. Invest NI
  • Involvement in legal and company secretarial functions
  • Liaising with various Insurance establishments and ensuring appropriate cover is in place

The ideal candidate:

  • Fully qualified Accountant – Recognised Accountancy Body – ACA, ACCA, CIMA with at least 5+ years post qualification experience.
  • At least 3+ Years in a FD role in a fast paced commercial environment
  • Sound financial knowledge with excellent business and commercial acumen
  • Excellent oral and written communication combined
  • Strong people management skills with a proven track record of building a successful and impactful finance team, a team player and a team builder
  • A clear contributor at Board level with proven presentation skills
  • Focused on continual improvement across the organisation supported by strong financial input and appropriate KPIs
  • Familiar with Accountancy packages and general IT systems
  • Positive attitude, proven leadership skills
  • The ability to be in the detail but also to take a more strategic view



 Please contact Pat O’Kane in confidence on 028 3025 2407 or 07768262758 to discuss the role in more detail and receive the full specification. Alternatively, you can apply via the link.

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