Marks Sattin - Executive Search

Divisional FD - PE Backed Tech Business

Location
England, South West England
Salary
£90,000 - £100,000 per annum + Equity
Posted
30 Nov 2018
Closes
14 Dec 2018
Ref
TA5521
Contact
Thomas Baxter
Position/Level
CFO, Director
Responsibilities
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, HR, Strategy
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Highly creative PE Backed technology business in the South West of England seeks a Divisional Finance Director to report to Group CFO and become a key business partner for the divisional MD. The role will be key to the business and the divisional FD is expected to provide strong collaborative leadership. This is a very hands on role with complete responsibility for managing the divisional finance function for a growing business. 

The role will include working to improve systems, processes and controls as well as leadership and direction of the finance function and team. Reporting to the Group CFO the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the finance team to provide complete and robust finance support. This will include preparation of accurate monthly management and statutory accounts, profit and cash forecasts, budgets and projections. In addition you will also have responsibility for strategic planning as well as full P&L ownership for the division. This broad role offers a significant amount of challenge and diversity for an ambitious divisional FD candidate. 

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA,ACCA,ACMA) preferably chartered, with a demonstrable track record of operating at divisional FD or FC level in a large organisation or as financial number one of a smaller organisation. Experience within telecoms, technology or a tech enabled business is beneficial as is a background in private equity backed businesses. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong leadership ability and an excellent track record of success within a high achieving business. Ideally the candidate will have excellent communication skills which will allow them to challenge & drive change internally.

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