Group Finance and Operations Director

Group Finance and Operations Director

Job Title: Group Finance and Operations Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £100,000 - £150,000
Contact Name: Harry Hewson
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Job Published: December 02, 2019 09:34

Job Description

Group Finance and Operations Director 

A ferociously ambitious recruitment firm is seeking a Finance and Operations Director to help guide them throughout a period of intense growth. This business is backed by a selection of serial entrepreneurs who have vast amounts of experience in corporate finance and have been through several successful exits. The business operates in very strong markets and has an international presence ensuring they have coverage across some high-growth economies. 

I have been retained to help this firm secure an experienced Finance Director or someone with a serious amount of identifiable potential. This is a great opportunity to go on an exciting journey and business partner a young CEO who has already been through two transactions at other large recruitment firms.

The position:

  • Be a leader and change agent for the finance and operational teams
  • Budgeting, forecasting and partnering the CEO to reach strategic goals
  • Manage and develop the finance team in-line with company growth
  • Build relationships with the second tier of management and help them manage their teams
  • Manage all other operational functions; IT, Compliance, Legal and HR, business and driving sales performance

Essential background: 

  • CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualified 
  • Commercial aware, flexible and committed
  • Fantastic communicator
  • Recruitment sector experience


  • M & A experience
  • Grown a firm from 50 – 200

Consultants comments and highlights:

  • Due to the nature of the investors, this firm is aiming for a serious return and a significant growth journey
  • Several ‘quick-wins’ within finance and operations to add immediate value
  • Strong markets
  • Hugely passionate CEO with a track record
  • Strong foundation for growth

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