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Financial Director

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: East Sussex
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
REF: 4500_1699463165
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Finance Director with a unique Health and Wellness brand. The role plays an integral and pivotal part of the growth and core of the business. The right candidate will require a combination of strong financial acumen, leadership skills and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Own and drive the company's financial strategy and planning,

  • Cash management, ensuring the business has sufficient cash resources to meet its short and long-term objectives.

  • Setting, reviewing, and overseeing the budgets of every department and ensuring each is adhered to. Develop financial KPIs that align with the company's strategic goals.

  • Develop an inhouse accounts team to ensure financial reporting and compliance.

  • Implement internal controls and financial procedures to ensure the integrity of financial data.

  • Evaluate business opportunities, including distribution deals, price increases, partnerships, and new product launches.

  • Lead on configuring and implementing core financial systems for success and scale.

  • Hire, train and develop a team to deliver the business plan.

  • Take ownership of legal matters and significant contracts to ensure good governance.

  • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for investors and stakeholders.

Person specifications

  • Demonstrates gravitas and confidence at Board level.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both internally and externally.

  • Highly commercial mindset with the ability to ruthlessly prioritise.

  • Energetic and positive with a "can-do" attitude

  • Analytically sharp and proactive problem solver.

  • A collaborative team player who also excels in independent settings

  • Committed to coaching and development of team members.

  • Self-awareness, high energy and passionate