Part Time Finance Director - 2 Days a week ( flexible ) , Leeds

Part Time Finance Director Opportunity 

I am delighted to be working with a leading high growth SME in Leeds to recruit a Finance Director on a part time basis  There is flexibility around hours but expectations are circa 2-3 days a week . The main responsibilities of the role will be: 

  • Provide strategic support to the Board
  • Provide advice & counsel on all financial matters, general business direction and act as sounding board to all Directors
  • Participate in strategic reviews & business planning, providing financial assessments against the plans
  • Develop, maintain and seek continuous improvements in financial processes, reporting & content to ensure they are appropriate and relevant for the business, and compliant with legislative requirement.

You will also be require on a daily basis to : 

  • Manage the functions of the Finance Manager and provide technical accounting advice as required.
  • Review results on a monthly basis
  • Confirm accuracy
  • Highlight variances, trends, and significant items
  • Present to Ops group and Board
  • Provide forecast information, develop “what if” scenarios and advise on likely impacts to the business on a monthly and ad hoc basis
  • Review Annual Accounts and Tax Returns, liaising with external accountants to finalise, sign, and file all documents by due date
  • Ensure specific financial compliance requirements are met (VAT, PAYE)
  • Coordinate annual financial planning and budgets
  • Maintain relationships with Bank
  • Approve payments to suppliers
  • Manage and approve monthly payroll and Director payments
  • Identify & manage relationships with external professional advisors – accountants, lawyers, payroll, employee benefit

You will be a qualified accountant  with at least 5+ years post qualification experience in an SME within the professional services sector. Ideally you will have held a similar role in the past and be used to operating part time and the flexibility that involves . 

Experience in technology driven business would be an advantage and some exposure to M&A/funding would be excellent.

Please get in touch ASAP - Looking to interview early into the New Year 

Permanent
6 January 2021
Executive Finance
Finance Director
West Yorkshire
Circa £80,000 pro rata