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GROUP Finance director

Chichester | Full Time 

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Director to provide high quality management and financial accounting information to all relevant stakeholders to help drive critical business decisions. You will be required to:


  • Lead and manage the Finance teams championing best practice and ensuring full adherence with Company values.

  • Establish and maintain critical relationships with the Group’s banks, accountants, auditors and key suppliers/customers as required.

  • Ensure that the Company remains compliant with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements (Health and Safety is the responsibility of the Covers Operations Director).


A full job description is available on request.


As an Executive Board member, this is a high-profile appointment and a very visible role within the organisation and wider community.  As such the successful candidate will need to be a leader, win ‘hearts and minds’, establish credibility and build effective relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders with different interests and viewpoints.  The FD will work closely with the MD and Executive Directors of Covers.


The successful candidate must:


  • Be educated to good degree level, financially qualified holding a recognized accountancy qualification; ACA/ACMA/ACCA/MBA.

  • Have experience of working at a senior level creating and executing strategy thus driving business performance.

  • Be technically accomplished, he/she will be an experienced Finance Director, Controller or Senior Finance leader with a minimum 10 years senior financial management experience in a medium-sized business.

  • Be able to demonstrate evidence of participating at senior level in corporate governance.

  • Have rounded commercial/general management experience including company secretary and IT.

  • Have strong organisation/project management skills.

  • Have a proven track record in leading and driving process improvements.

  • Be an effective communicator.


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