Our client operates are a thriving aviation company operating in the Luton region With a turnover of £10 million, they have established themselves as a trusted provider of high-quality aviation services. They have a commitment to excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction has been instrumental in our growth and success. They are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Finance Director to join our team and contribute to our continued expansion.
As the Finance Director, you will be responsible for overseeing the financial management of the company. You will play a pivotal role in shaping the company's financial strategy, optimizing financial performance, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. In collaboration with the executive team, you will provide strategic financial insights and recommendations to support decision-making and drive business growth.
- Financial Planning and Analysis:
- Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company's goals and objectives.
- Prepare and review annual budgets, forecasts, and financial plans.
- Monitor financial performance, analyze variances, and identify opportunities for improvement.
- Provide accurate and timely financial analysis, reports, and insights to support strategic decision-making.
- Financial Reporting and Compliance:
- Oversee the preparation of financial statements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.
- Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, tax laws, and financial reporting obligations.
- Implement and maintain robust internal controls to safeguard company assets.
- Coordinate with external auditors and manage the audit process.
- Cash Flow Management and Treasury:
- Manage cash flow and working capital to optimize financial resources.
- Monitor and forecast cash flow requirements, ensuring liquidity and funding availability.
- Oversee banking relationships, negotiate financing terms, and evaluate investment opportunities.
- Develop and implement strategies for foreign exchange management and risk mitigation.
- Financial Strategy and Business Development:
- Collaborate with the executive team to develop and execute the company's financial strategy.
- Provide financial insights and analysis to support business development initiatives.
- Evaluate potential investments, conduct financial due diligence, and assess risks.
- Support the evaluation of mergers, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships.
- Team Leadership and Development:
- Lead, manage, and develop a finance team, fostering a culture of high performance and continuous improvement.
- Set performance goals, conduct performance reviews, and provide mentorship and guidance.
- Promote knowledge sharing, cross-functional collaboration, and professional development.
- Build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Finance Director - Luton - Bedfordhire
- Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. A relevant professional qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, ACA) is highly desirable.
- Proven experience as a Finance Director or in a similar senior finance leadership role.
- Strong knowledge of financial management principles, practices, and accounting standards.
- Demonstrated experience in financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis.
- Familiarity with regulatory requirements, tax laws, and compliance in the aviation sector.
- Proficiency in cash flow management, treasury, and working capital optimization.
- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
- Outstanding leadership abilities with a track record of building and managing high-performing teams.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.
- Proficiency in financial software systems and advanced MS Excel skills.
Finance Director - Luton - Bedfordhire
We offer a competitive salary package and opportunities for professional growth. If you are a results-oriented finance professional with a passion for the aviation.
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