Group Finance Director

Recruiter
Finatal
Location
Bristol
Salary
£150,000 plus Bonus & Equity
Posted
12 Apr 2021
Closes
26 Apr 2021
Ref
NH5845
Position/Level
Director
Responsibilities
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

A private equity backed Fintech business based in the South West of England requires an experienced Finance Director to support the CFO in delivering ambitious growth targets by supporting on M&A activity, as well as establishing a best-in-class group finance function.

With only a small team of 7 in place and aspects of finance currently outsourced, the successful candidate will need to be comfortable initially operating in a hands on manner, but must also be able to support on a more strategic basis.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Redefining and developing the financial controls framework for the expanding group.
  • Acting as business partner to the CFO and other senior executives to support in key decision making.
  • Oversight of both the financial accounting/reporting and FP&A teams.  
  • Hiring and developing a team of business partners and coaching the wider business to adopt a more commercial outlook and approach, ultimately resulting in improved margins and organic growth opportunities.
  • Preparing reports for, and presenting to the PE investors, and other external stakeholders.
  • Provide analysis of market trends, competitors, internal capabilities, and the financial climate, to guide and support strategic planning.
  • Lead on the development of group-wide budgeting, forecasting, and planning.
  • Lead on integrations of future acquisitions with the support of the Financial Controller and controls team.
  • Ensure all statutory and regulatory reporting (FCA) requirements are met, as well as oversight of board reporting, the annual and interim audit and all year end requirements.  
  • Lead on a range of key finance and business-wide projects and initiatives.
  • Deputise for the CFO as required, as well as assist the CFO with commercial activities including future acquisitions, funding rounds, etc.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant.
  • Strong experience in both financial reporting and business partnering.
  • Natural gravitas with the ability to present to and support external and internal stakeholders.
  • Proven experience gained from within another regulated industry.
  • Fintech or Financial Services experience is highly preferrable.
  • Prior Private Equity experience desirable.
  • The proven ability to thrive and add value within a fast paced and growing environment.
  • Previous experience of M&A.

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