Group Finance Director


We are looking to appoint an experienced Group Finance Director, for a forward thinking, fast paced dynamic business with a European presence.

This is a strategic level role, where the successful applicant will play a pivotal role in the ongoing success of the business. Acting as a true commercial business partner, you will support the Directors and Shareholders with the delivery of high quality, technical financial information.
You will have the ownership and autonomy to develop the financial strategy across the UK and EU group of businesses, whilst bridging the gap between finance and operations, furthermore, building strong relationships with key stakeholders across the business.
Currently the business is operating at a Turnover of Circa £35m, the role is a key in implementing strong systems and processes to allow for future growth. There are exciting and ambitious plans for the next 5 years to increase the Turnover to £60m.
Key responsibilities and duties of this role...

  • Assist the Directors and shareholders in the design and implementation of longer term strategic and short-term business plans
  • Assist in the investment decisions and activities by providing robust strategic analysis
  • Play a key part in development and implementation of the company’s risk management initiatives
  • Ensure that the financial risk facing the business are well understood and effectively mitigated
  • Prepare full financial reports for both monthly and quarterly meetings
  • Take responsibility for internal financial management including:
    • Budgeting & forecasting
    • Cash flow
    • Compliance
    • Design and implementation of systems
    • Tax planning
    • Management of finance team, taking a lead in people and professional development, whilst promoting a culture of strong performance

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, attributes and qualifications...
  • Fully Qualified Accountant (CFA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Strong experience of working in high growth B2B environments
  • Ability to work at all levels across multi disciplines.
  • Excellent communication skills with meticulous attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Experienced in working in a business with international subsidiaries
  • Strong leadership and people development skills
  • Ability to identify growth areas
  • Advanced Excel skills

Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am - 5pm

£80,000 - £100,000 (DOE)
Private Medical Insurance
Life Assurance
30 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) with option to purchase more