Chief Financial Officer

United Kingdom
£110000.00 - £140000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
05 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Your New Company

A global travel agency involved in consumer travel, are looking to hire a new Chief Financial Officer to replace the current CFO who is moving onto a new challenge. The Head Office for this company is in Marble Arch, London - providing excellent opportunities outside of work.

Your New Role

The main responsibility of this CFO role is to provide strategic oversight and drive change within the business, both within the finance function, and wider.

You will be supporting the CEO and investors in short and mid-term financial planning and the longer-term growth strategy. Further, you will be responsible for the company budgets within the UK and global offices. You will also be managing company procurement activities: negotiating/re-negotiating contracts with key suppliers to obtain the best deal and performance.

You will line manage the Finance Controller, coaching and developing them to reach their potential.

What You Need to Be Successful

You will be a fully qualified accountant with at least 10 years PQE, and significant time working for the leisure industry, specifically within travel. During this time, you will have gained experience of leading a company with a Private Equity backing - as this is similar to the clients structure.

Preference will be given if you have demonstrable experience liaising with internal and external auditors. Alongside this, an up to date knowledge and understanding of legislation and best practices is required.

You will need to be an excellent leader, with the ability to implement change from the top, whilst ensuring that the team continue to be successful without a micro-managing approach.

What You Need to Do Now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply' and forward me an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now for more details.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you're a qualified accountant looking for a new job in finance, contact Robert Warwick at Hays Senior Finance team in Central London.

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