Finance Director

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £60000 - £80000.00 per annum
Published over 1 year ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Justin Friend
Job Ref JF76

Job Description

I am looking for an experienced Financial Director with a proven track record of providing clear and effective corporate, financial and managerial leadership and leading organisational change. This interim role will involve extensive management and direction of staff spanning a wide range of corporate functions(Finance, HR, Communications etc).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement financial strategy, plans, systems and processes
  • Effective management of income and expenditure and accurate forecasting
  • Be accountable for the management of the budget, including ensuring that appropriate financial systems are maintained to support the organisation in the achievement of its business objectives
  • Lead, manage, motivate and develop a team of qualified and part-qualified accountants, accounting technicians and support staff
  • Active participation as a member of the Executive Management Team
  • Perform a leading role in corporate and operational planning to enable delivery of statutory and other functions effectively and efficiently
  • Ensure the successful implementation of Business Development and Marketing strategy
  • Identify of key strategic priorities that will impact on the organisation within the corporate governance and risk management framework
  • Ensure maintenance of a sound system of internal control and accountability within the organisation
  • Maintain an effective organisational risk management strategy
  • Ensure that the business is supported by a well-trained and flexible workforce, and promote investment in staff to ensure effective staffing structures are in place with the appropriate levels of skills and expertise
  • Ensure the implementation of good employment practice and compliance with Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedures in the organisation
  • Change management

Key skills:

  • Qualified Accountant with extensive post qualification experience
  • Experience of Chief Executive/Board Level reporting
  • Financial leadership and management in a large and complex public, private or voluntary sector organisation
  • Extensive experience in developing/implementing comprehensive financial strategies
  • Extensive senior management experience of successfully leading, managing and delivering substantial, complex and multi-dimensional programmes of work or projects against demanding deadlines in a large and complex environment