Finance Director (in practice)

Page Personnel Finance
£50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This role will be responsible for the delivery of client services including managing projects but most importantly the clients. This individual will be charged with growing and developing their own team once settled into the new position.

Client Details

My client is a market leading accountancy practice with a head office in Glasgow. They are experiencing a period of growth, having successfully made acquisitions in recent years, and have managed to grow their income and geographic coverage across the central belt.


The successful Advisory Manager/ Finance Director will have the following responsibilities;

  • Operating as a mini FD for a portfolio of clients
  • Sole advisory role with a varied portfolio of technical work and exposure to project work
  • Opportunity to expand professional networking
  • Heavy focus on commercial relationships
  • Dealing with platinum level clients and senior stakeholders within the firm and wider

Types of responsibilities this may include;

  • Set up and transfer accounting function from Sage to Xero
  • Raise finance- funding circle
  • On-going monthly meetings to implements, monitor and manage growth stategy with key management
  • Work with Directors & legal advisory to execute the buyout of shareholders
  • Financial projections
  • High level discussions with the directors around group structure, investment & funding
  • Implementation of interactive reporting software and training provided to Director & key management
  • Support VAT inspection & design an appropriate VAT reporting method to suit VAT scheme
  • Meetings and spin off tastes such as personal tax planning and advice surrounding personal wealth & cross-selling in the wealth management team
  • Meet with client regarding existing asset finance complications and offer solutions for problems and support in implementing those solutions


The successful Finance Director will likely have the following profile;

-Qualified ICAS/ ACCA accountant

-Track record of success within an accounts practice

-Proven background working with senior stakeholders & partners

-Ability to undertake project work/ follow up project work

-Ability to juggle multiple workloads

Job Offer

My client is willing to offer a salary ranging from £50,000 - £55,000 (DOE) for the successful Finance Director (in practice), in addition to a highly competitive benefits package.

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