Finance Director

Recruiter
LMA
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A multi-service stockbroking client of ours is looking for a Finance Director. Their head office is in London but they also have a couple of regional offices with some strong international links.

This is a new appointment to provide higher level financial support and a degree of mentoring to the existing team. The role will be based in London.

Key responsibilities to the role:

  • This is a Board position reporting to the CEO and leading the Board's financial and accounting strategy
  • Responsible for all financial aspects of the company, providing analysis and recommendations to the Board to support the growth of the business
  • Collecting and analysing competitor and market intelligence to be presented to the Board
  • A hands on accounting role; reviewing budgets and cash management policies
  • Responsible for risk management across the business, in particular the stockbroking business
  • Work closely with the heads of the operational businesses to formulate strategies and plans to maximise growth of the business
  • Challenging assumptions and decision-making at all levels
  • Reviewing and optimising the financial systems and controls; ensuring systems are robust and compliant
  • Managing the company requirement on levels of equity

To be consider for this role you need to be ideally a qualified chartered accountant (ACA), who is likely to have at least 8-10 years of progressively responsible financial leadership roles. Relevant sector experience would be advantageous, along with being commercially astute and an excellent technical accountant.

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