Finance Director

England, Lancashire
£80000 - £95000 per annum + car, pension, potential equity
25 Apr 2018
09 May 2018
Marcus Blackburn
CFO, Director
Contract Type

My client is a Private Equity backed business with a turnover of over £150m looking to recruit a new Finance Director.

Reporting into the Chief Financial Officer, this is a broad role responsible for the overall day to day running and integrity of a finance department of circa 15. The role requires a high impact and ambitious individual, who will maintain and set the high standards set by the Private Equity investor and the Group Board.

Key responsibilities:

- ACA Qualified (ideally 'Big 4' firm), you will provide strong leadership to the finance team, ensuring world class financial controls and processes are adhered to.
- Partner closely with the CFO to prioritise opportunities and allocate working capital to continue to drive margin growth, ensuring tight working capital management and cash flow forecasting.
- Manage key stakeholder groups (alongside the CFO) with external advisors - private equity house, banks, advisors, lawyers, etc.
- Provide accurate MI and insightful analysis to the current private equity house.
- Drive operational performance through development of the KPI's and tight cost control.
- Providing oversight of Financial Planning and Analysis - performance initiatives, business reviews, divisional P&L reports as well as other ad hoc projects.

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone (currently operating at FC level in a similar sized business) to take on their first FD role in a fast paced environment. The role should provide someone with all the necessary skills and exposure with the platform to grow as a Finance Director / CFO and beyond within this highly progressive role.

Apply below or to find out more about the Finance Director job, please contact Marcus Blackburn at Robert Walters plc on or call +44 161 214 7400.

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