Director of Finance

Director of Finance

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    GRG Executive Search

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  • Salary:

    £110000 - £120000 per annum + Car, Bonus and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Helen Schwarz

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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About Our Client

Our client in London is part of a highly successful, forward thinking business services group. They provide innovative solutions and essential services across a diverse and impressive client base. They also offer an inclusive and diverse environment to thrive, develop and realise your full potential, and with significant career opportunities.


Job Description

As the Director of Finance in London you will report directly to the CFO. This is a new and high profile opportunity and responsibilities will include:

  • To sponsor key finance transformational change and ensure new systems, policies and financial processes are best in class
  • Assist the CFO in managing external relationships with key stakeholders, including the Board and shareholders
  • Lead the development and provision of financial reporting for key stakeholders including the Board and ensuring compliance with relevant GAAP and regulations
  • Engage in strategic discussions on the financial and commercial strategy for the business
  • Identify and manage the key financial risks
  • Own and develop best practice financial processes, systems and policies ensuring control and compliance across the organisation
  • Provide strategic financial direction support and challenge to the business, and identifying solutions for improved results
  • Management and leadership of a significant team


The Successful Applicant

For this Director of Finance opportunity in London, candidates will have/ be:

  • A degree educated, qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA preferred), with significant post qualification experience
  • Must have experience in a large, complex environment, and the ideal candidate would be someone who has worked in a regulated business and technology, telecoms or energy would be preferred
  • Must have the required breadth of experience encompassing accounting, financial transformation, and systems implementation, financial reporting, internal controls, treasury, tax and risk management.
  • Able to think strategically and provide the commercial challenge, and must be viewed as a partner and trusted advisor to the CFO and broader business
  • Excellent leadership capability and a track record in building and leading finance teams and driving a culture of continuous improvement
  • Debt financing experience is also highly desirable

What's on Offer

Up to £120,000 + excellent car benefit, bonus and competitive benefits package. A Hybrid working pattern will be considered



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