Finance Director

Thames Valley Reading
15 Jan 2013
14 Feb 2013
Contract Type

We are now seeking a dynamic and commercially driven finance professional with board level experience to underpin and maximise this growth.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a local business with a national reputation.

Reporting to and deputising for the CEO, the Finance Director will play a pivotal role in the on-going strategy and growth of this forward thinking and award-winning business. You will be responsible for:

·Work with the CEO and the Board to develop and deliver the business strategy

·Manage strong relationships with local authorities, the Shareholder, clients and providers

·Understand local transport authority strategic outcomes

·Take full responsibility for the finance function and team, including payroll and IT

·Take responsibility for procurement

Ideal candidates will:

·Be a qualified accountant with substantial experience of corporate planning, budgeting, analysing and forecasting

·Have experience at Board level or similar

·Have proven experience of initiating and implementing change, including strategic and project management

·Be adept at managing and motivating staff and colleagues

·Be able to communicate effectively with people at all levels with strong influencing and negotiating skills

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