Cutler and Gross are looking for a Financial Director. Our current FD is planning his retirement and is looking for a spirited ‘youthful’ individual to pick up the responsibility of the Cutler and Gross FD.
We have been exceptionally lucky with our FD and he is planning to take the next 12 months to train & settle the successful candidate into the new position – he will then be on hand as required to guide this person in all aspects of their role.
We are a small company approaching our 50th year of trading and we require a FD who wishes to be involved in all areas of the business. We own a factory in Italy and therefore require someone with experience of production planning/ costs to ensure we meet all our production commitments. At the same time we are looking for someone equally at home with working with our Sales Director & large customer base.
The successful candidate will report into the MD- be responsible for an in-house accounts teams including an established Financial Controller.
The Financial Director must be a qualified accountant & be comfortable with traveling to Italy once a month to meet with the factory director and approve plans/ maintain plans.
We are heading towards a period of expansion and initially the FD will be required to plan streamlining & efficiency’s so that we can move the business effortlessly.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Ideal Candidate
- Team management
- Monitoring of both local and overseas bank accounts and reconciliations
- Oversee of stock accounting and inventory values
- To oversee debt management
- Be able to develop and document business and accounting processes that will streamline operations and strengthen internal controls
- To work alongside the CEO and Sales Director to streamline business and admin processes using IT tools and applications
- To manage relationships with payment service providers and banks
- To support the CEO with general compliance and business risk management, oversee compliance and HR issues
- Factory production planning
- Ability to speak Italian is helpful- but not essential.
Cutler and Gross is a small organisation and would suit someone who has friendly and helpful qualities to fit into this team which include retail and wholesale sales and sales support.
The account system we use is IRIS Exchequer and we require someone with strong computing skills although we will supply training on IRIS.
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