Finance Director

West End
£90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
07 Nov 2012
05 Dec 2012
Sam Thewlis
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Director to join a fast growing PE backed travel business based in central London. The role will be responsible for managing the accounting, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), M&A, tax, audit, treasury and financial operations for the Company's growing European business

The position will be a key member of the executive management of the Company and will report to the US-based CFO with a dotted line relationship with the European MD and will manage accounting and finance staffs across Europe.


Managing accounting staff across multiple countries to produce the monthly financials statements and driving a significant reduction in the time to close the monthly accounts
Preparation of the annual budgets and forecasts including detailed variance analysis reporting to senior management.
Coordination and consultation with senior US financial and business management on key financial issues, tasks and projects related to both ongoing operations and acquisition activities as they arise
Developing and implementing the monthly operations review covering variance analysis and key operating and efficiency metrics
Financial due diligence and analysis in support of acquisition activities.
Coordination and integration of new company acquisitions into Company financial systems, policies and procedures.
Developing pricing analysis and control processes
Teaming with the European MD and CFO to drive increased profits across the business including identifying expense reduction and pricing opportunities

Credentials for Position:

Qualified Accountant
Significant experience of managing accounting, financial operations and financial planning and analysis
Strong and proven technical accounting skills
Excellent organizational and communication skills including developing and making presentations to C-level executives
Proven self-starter with experience improving finance functions and driving improved profitability
Experience with implementing new accounting systems

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly acquisitive growing business at the forefront of there industry where you will be able to have a significant input into the direction and success of the business.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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