Finance Director

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
England, London
Closing date
8 Dec 2022

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We are looking for someone with a desire to contribute to the wider running of the business, to drive efficiencies and value. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join a fast-growing business with real potential for value creation. You will be responsible for a global finance team, maintain a robust financial control framework and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

Client Details

Fast growth Software business with Global reach


Responsible for managing the global finance team and taking overall responsibility for the Board finance pack and presenting to the board.

To work closely with the Board to formulate financial strategy to include responsibility for budgets and forecasts.

To challenge performance and identify internal and external development opportunities.

To take responsibility for financial corporate governance and monitoring financial controls and KPI's.

To work with the Board and Leadership Team on organic growth, improving profitability, bids and tender opportunities.

Accountable for the finance function and processes, including management reporting, credit control, cash, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable processes.

Leadership role in the process to raise investment capital as needed.

To play a lead role as a director to challenge performance and identify development opportunities.

Own the financial processes, procedures and controls to ensure safeguarding of company assets and accuracy of financial systems.

Implementing corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls.

Implement appropriate systems and controls, creating a performance improvement culture.

Prepare and file statutory accounts, acting as main point of contact for auditors.

Drive financial knowledge and discipline into the Group organisation

Develop and provide business performance reports that enable business improvement

Manage key financial relationships - bank, auditors, government

Manage Group tax and regulatory compliance


Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), who can demonstrate progression through to a similar level of leadership, at either FC or FD level working with Boards and senior leaders

Experience at FD/FC level in a fast-paced growth organisation that has scaled, preferably in the SaaS/ tech/ business outsourcing sector

Experience of leading and coaching a remote team to success

Global experience in a senior finance role, to include strong experience in the US in addition to the UK

Experience leading business transformation/change programmes, including systems integration

Experience of investor funding initiatives

Demonstrable experience of defining KPIs and goals and driving improvement through action

Commercially astute, technically strong, and insightful with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels

Entrepreneurial, able to balance operational and strategic thinking and activity effectively

Job Offer

Six Figure Salary


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of engineering and manufacturing professionals. We have a proven track record of completing assignments with organisations ranging from SMEs to blue-chip multinationals, through our consultative approach. We’ve earned the trust of businesses, nationally, within the industrial and FMCG sectors through building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships.

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