Finance Director

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
£100,000 - £120,000 + Package
17 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022
Accounting, Finance, Operations
Contract Type

About the Company:

Communicate have been mandated by a large, recognisable business in the Publishing and Technology space. Operating Internationally, this company has an annual turnover of c. £1 Billion and is an essential asset to many educational facilities around the world. My client is now looking to hire a regional Finance Director, who will be leading a team of 20.


About the Role:

- Assist the board of directors and the executive team in planning for key business events (IPO, M&A etc) 

- Optimise treasury and cash management; Manage operating budgets to ensure that all financial targets are fullfilled - Provide finance assistance to the company's managers and workers to allow them to accomplish their objectives

- Ensure that financial and management reporting is correct and provided on time

- Establish and maintain contacts with banks, auditors, insurers, tax consultants, and other specialists.

- Manage, coach and develop financial personnel to ensure that they are suitably motivated to do their duties to the needed standard.


Key Requirements:

- Qualified Accountant (CA,ACCA,ACA,CIMA or equivalent) 

- In depth knowledge of multi-site and International operations

- Excellent understanding of financial reporting and control

- Advanced Excel skills and an ability to understand complex IT systems

- Extensive senior level accountancy experience, ideally at Director level