Our client is a fast growing,acquisitive business who are looking for a high calibre Chief Financial Officer to run the entire UK finance operation. The position is a key appointment to the senior management team and will have a crucial role working closely with the Chief Executive and Chairman, to deliver strategies for the establishment of long-term revenue plans and corporate performance. The successful candidate must have previous commercial experience, strong financial control skills and excellent people leadership abilities.
Key areas of expertise for the CFO will include:
Full P&L ownership of a growing business
Establishing and developing a highly-skilled team of direct reports
Working with the development team to ensure the business maximises revenue opportunities
Partnering with key customer representatives to secure opportunities for new lines of business
Managing the budgeting & forecasting process including the introduction of robust analysis tools
Establishing the key areas of performance and service delivery targets
Definition and delivery of long-term financial objectives
Working closely with industry bodies, auditors and other external parties to ensure agreed contract delivery parameters are met and future business development potential is maximised within strict guidelines
Identification and development of areas for improvement across finance & commercial management
This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with ambition, integrity and highly-developed commercial aptitude to join a business that can offer genuine career growth in an agile and innovative environment.
The CFO we seek will be a qualified accountant,have a strong academic track record, commercial background, with an ability to strategically direct a high-growth business from a financial perspective. A genuine business partner, you will work to the highest standards of corporate governance with a track record in delivering innovative solutions to complex, long-term challenges. A formal accountancy qualification, with strong academics, will be highly-regarded, along with an ability to manage and engage with a wide variety of stakeholders. The successful individual will have experience in liaising directly with high-profile customers and other strategic partners. This role would also consider a candidate looking for a step up into their first CFO role.
The package for the successful Finance Director will comprise a salary of circa £140k - £160k per annum plus car, pension, healthcare, and bonus.