Interim Chief Financial Officer

Interim Chief Financial Officer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £1400 - £1800 per day + Dependent on experience

  • Contact:

    Dan Edwards

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Interim Chief Financial Officer - Circa £1400/£1800 per day - London

The Role
You will be delivering interim leadership of a large, autonomous division of a Blue-chip business, the role will suit a candidate from a telecomms background who has led a large team through a significant technological roll-out. The successful applicant will partner closely with the current executive team, in particular with the MD, to deliver strategies for the establishment of long-term revenue plans and corporate performance. The successful candidate will be a proven and inspirational leader who can motivate and challenge the team to deliver a best in class finance function.

Key areas of expertise for the Interim Chief Financial Officer will include:

  • Experience of large infrastructure projects is key, ideally within telecomms.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering high profile cultural and operational step change.
  • Full P&L ownership of a medium to large business.
  • Responsibility for managing large teams.
  • Partnering with multiple senior stakeholders.
  • Delivering via the team a robust budgeting & forecasting process including analysis and commentary.
  • 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 in the use of resources across finance & commercial management.

The Candidate
The Interim Chief Financial Officer we seek will be a qualified accountant, have a strong academic track record and commercial background, with an ability to strategically direct a high-profile contract led 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.

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