Finance and Operations Director

Exact Sourcing
West London, London
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance and Operations Director

A fantastic opportunity in a London based organisation has arisen for a strategic thinking Finance & Operations Director.  If you are a self-starter that enjoys autonomy, project based climates and working in a fast paced international income driven organisation then this could be the role for you.

Working in a small Finance and Operations Department your role will be crucial in the tracking of operating activities and recording changes in business conditions and helping to predict operating indicators.  You will work alongside some of the technology industry’s most influential thought leaders to support the company’s growth.

 The Director of Finance and operations will:

- Lead the development, preparation, and communication of financial and business analytics.
- Participate in key operational business decisions and financial planning.
- Lead the annual budgeting process and quarterly forecasting process for the assigned Business Unit.
- Leverage tools and systems to access data and present meaningful, concise information to internal clients.
- Provide timely and accurate financial information to Business Unit Management, including the compilation and delivery of monthly reporting packages
- Furnish timely and accurate forecast information – Revenue, Business Unit Contribution, Cash Flow, Business Development pipeline, and capital expenditures.
- Support the preparation of cost estimates for client proposals.
- Prepare adhoc financial analyses as requested.

Required Education and Skills:

- Degree in Finance, Accounting or related study.
- 4 - 7 years of related experience in a project-based professional services firm or similar environment.
- Advanced knowledge of Excel (pivot tables, etc.), PowerPoint and MS Dynamics AX or other relevant ERP systems.  Awareness of Salesforce CRM would be an advantage
- Ability to develop trusted business relationships throughout the organization by delivering quality work product to deadline.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to work with diverse groups of internal and external clients, and provide excellent customer service.
- Exceptional communication, organization and time management skills.
- Ability to produce high quality work with little direction.
- Ability to work under tight deadlines and stressful conditions while maintaining professionalism.
- Detailed understanding of international accounting, foreign exchange and currency management.

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package, broad responsibility with clear opportunities for growth and career progression.  Their diverse international client base ranging from technology giants to start-ups will provide the opportunity to work on multiple international projects on behalf of some of the industry’s leading companies.  Some travel is required.  Their London office boasts a collaborative working environment, social events and a robust support system.
If you have the Finance and Operations Director experience and qualities our client is looking for please apply now to be considered.

We very much look forward to hearing from you and will be reviewing all applications over the next 2 to 3 weeks. If you are selected we will be in contact and if not we will be keeping your details on file for any future vacancies. Please follow us on Twitter (@ExactSourcing) or ‘like’ us on Facebook to keep updated with any future opportunities.
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