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Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Tyne and Wear
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: JM290423NWC_1682758592
Contact Name: Jason Mitchell
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Finance Director
£70,000 - £80,000 + Bonus & Benefits

Are you a seasoned Financial Controller looking for a challenging leadership role? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can roll up your sleeves and get hands-on? If you possess proven experience in financial control, team management, stakeholder relationship building, and possess exceptional communication skills, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Our client, a leading company in its specialised industry, is seeking an accomplished Finance Director to join its dynamic team. This is a pivotal role, responsible for driving financial strategy, managing the finance team, and building strong relationships with stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

* Lead the finance function, overseeing financial operations, reporting, and analysis to support informed decision-making.
* Provide financial leadership, guidance, and direction to the finance team, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
* Ensure accurate and timely financial statements, budgets, forecasts, and financial models.
* Develop and implement financial controls, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
* Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness within the finance function.
* Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide financial insights and support for business planning, strategy development, and execution.
* Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including senior management, auditors, regulators, and business partners.
* Stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes to ensure the organisation's financial practices align with current standards.


* Proven experience in a Financial Controller position or equivalent.
* Hands-on experience in managing financial operations, including financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting.
* Not afraid to get hands dirty and dive into the details to understand and solve complex financial challenges.
* Demonstrated experience in managing and developing high-performing teams, fostering a culture of accountability and continuous learning.
* The ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels, including executives, board members, and department heads.
* Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex financial information in a clear and concise manner.
* Strong work ethic, with a proactive and results-oriented approach to meet tight deadlines and deliver high-quality outputs.
* An amazing attitude, characterised by adaptability, resilience, and a growth mindset.


* Professional qualification (ACA,ACCA, CIMA).
* Proven track record in a Financial Controller role or similar position.
* Proficiency in financial management systems and advanced knowledge of financial software applications.
* Sound knowledge of financial reporting standards (GAAP, IFRS) and regulatory compliance.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and provide actionable insights.

Our client fosters a collaborative and inclusive work environment that encourages innovation, growth, and professional development. As Finance Director, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our financial operations and contribute to our clients continued success. In return, you will receive a competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and the chance to work with a talented team of professionals dedicated to our mission.

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