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Finance Director - West Lothian

Excellent plus benefits - Accountancy
Ref: 5142 Date Posted: Monday 12 Oct 2020
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UK Finance Director – West Lothian

Salary – Excellent plus a competitive benefits package

Lusona is working with a high-profile Global manufacturing organisation in West Lothian to source suitable applicants for the position of Finance Director. Reporting to the Finance VP, the successful candidate will manage the company’s accounting and financial affairs in the UK.

The FD will be a key member of the site leadership team and provide accurate and timely financial data to the parent company, external and internal stakeholders. The main duties will include:

  • Supporting the Site/UK Leadership and Management Teams
  • Leading and developing the local accounting team
  • Responsibility for the development, collation and reporting of key business metrics, and use such metrics to drive a culture of continuous process improvement
  • Performing the Site annual budgeting process
  • Performing monthly reporting process and compile management reports
  • Managing financial grants including cash and supporting submission of grantor reports
  • Ensuring accurate and timely local contribution to group IFRS reporting for the listed parent company on a quarterly basis
  • Producing accurate and timely financial reports in accordance with UK GAAP ensuring organisational compliance with UK tax laws
  • Acting as a key point of contact for auditors and manage local IFRS and UK GAAP audit process
  • Regular assessing and reforecast of the financial performance of the organisation
  • Promoting site wide financial awareness – including the delivery of specific finance training to all non-financial managers / employees as appropriate
  • Monitoring and managing cash flow on a weekly basis
  • Monitoring and reporting budget variances monthly
  • Acting as a principle contact for all bank partners

The client is looking to hire a high calibre individual, who is educated to degree level and fully qualified, ACCA, CIMA or ICAS. Previous experience in finance and controlling in a manufacturing context, ideally in a multi-national environment is essential for this role.

The client offers a competitive salary and benefits package with free parking on site. For additional information please contact Jim Rankine – jim@lusona.co.uk.