Group Finance Director

Group Finance Director

Job Title: Group Finance Director
Location: London
Salary: £110,000 - £130,000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Harry Hewson
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Job Published: July 24, 2019 16:43

Job Description

Group Finance Director

£110,000 - £130,000

Are you a Finance Director with serious ambition? Do you want to work in a market leading firm who in a business critical role? Have you got experience within a mid-large staffing business?

Our client, an impressive acquisitive staffing business, are searching for an exceptional FD to guide them through a transformational period and help them towards the next round of investment. This role is ideal for an ambitious and energetic FD who is keen to work in a PE backed, group function and add a high-impact position to their CV! You will report into an outstanding CFO and drive efficiencies across a large transactional finance team; as well as utilizing industry-leading technology to revolutionize and streamline both front and back office systems, increasing margins and profitability growth.

The role will be commercial and involve a lot of business partnering with various directors across multiple brands. There will also be an aspect of day-to-day control – overseeing a credit control and payroll team. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Identify areas for efficiency improvement across finance function and implement change policies, including re-structuring
  • Assess various IT and software packages, spearheading their employment across various brands and streamline reporting procedures across the group
  • Potential M+A work – integrating small international businesses to add into the group
  • Meticulously manage cash within the business, working closely with the Group Credit Control manager
  • Oversee a finance team, including payroll and credit control
  • Provide strategic insight to MDs of divisional brands as well as working with divisional FDs to create value and supply commercial analysis
  • Provide regular updates on business performance and the roadmap to successful transformation; eventually taking the group through another transaction in 4/5 years’ time

You will have worked in a contractor driven staffing business in a similar role before and have an intricate understanding of cash management and payroll within temporary recruitment businesses. You will also have or be:

  • ACA Qualified (ACCA/CIMA also considered)
  • Ambitious individual who has demonstrated their capabilities with strong progression throughout their CV
  • A natural engagement with technology and somebody who can buy into the transformational force of industry-leading tech
  • Proactive character who actively seeks change
  • Exceptional senior stakeholder management
  • Corporate finance experience would be ideal

This role will be based in London – with occasional travel across the UK. If this sounds like a good fit for you, then don’t hesitate in applying!


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