Finance Director

Location
Edinburgh &/or Manchester
Salary
Up to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted
12 Nov 2018
Closes
26 Nov 2018
Ref
MF 10269
Position/Level
CFO, Department Head, Director
Responsibilities
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Our client is a successful professional services firm, generating revenue of circa £30million.

Reporting to the CEO, key challenges include:

  • Responsibility for all aspects of the finance function
  • Assisting senior executives in creating strategic plans for the future, supporting international expansion, particularly in the US
  • Challenging assumptions and decision making, and providing analysis on plans, targets and business drivers
  • Providing strategic recommendations to enhance financial performance and new business opportunities
  • Ensuring all financial practices are in line with statutory regulations
  • Overseeing, reviewing and adhering to budgets
  • Managing / assisting in contractual negotiations
  • Interpreting complex financial information
  • Monitoring cash flow, accounts and other financial transactions
  • Leading the finance team
  • Overseeing the delivery of reporting

The successful candidate will have the following profile:

  • Qualified accountant with proven experience as Finance Director / CFO
  • Experience as a Finance Director within Professional Services (Agency, Legal Services, Accounting, Consultancy, Outsourcing, Advertising, Marketing, PR, Recruitment) is essential
  • End to end finance experience including managing a team, legal, tax, compliance etc.
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • A hands on leader.
  • Willing to travel

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