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Finance Director

Marshall Fleet Solutions, a 24x365 nationwide fleet services business based in Cambridge, are seeking a Finance Director to play a critical and influential role as a partner to the Managing Director and members of the leadership team. They will take full responsibility for the financial management of the business including providing financial and commercial expertise in support of a turnaround project.


Job Description

This role will suit a self-motivated, proactive individual, working alongside the Managing Director. As the Finance Director you will not only be an exceptional accountant and hands-on with company finances, but you will also be commercially and operationally aware, advising on the best path of growth for the business.

  • Form a close working relationship with the Managing Director, other Senior Executives and Non-Executives
  • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers, suppliers, advisors and auditors
  • Contribute fully to the turnaround project across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers
  • Optimise the company’s financial performance and strategic position
  • Lead and develop the company’s finance and IT functions which includes c.20 staff
  • Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
  • Manage accurate forecasting and budgeting processes
  • Take ultimate responsibility for the company cash management activities and treasury policies
  • Responsibility for delivering a consistently high standard of financial discipline, reporting and process
  • Responsibility for good governance and tax compliance within the company
  • Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met


Qualifications

You will have the typical qualities of a successful Finance Director which include:

  • Qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification i.e. ACA, ACCA & CIMA.
  • Meet the requirement for a commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
  • Demonstrable turnaround experience.
  • Exceptional communication skills at all levels.
  • Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making.
  • High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.
  • Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success.