Finance Director

Gleeson Recruitment Group
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Director - to £110k + car + benefits - Central London

Our client is a market leading FTSE business in the business service sector, offering expertise to a wide-range of organisations across the UK. We are now seeking a commercially-driven Finance Director to lead a diverse division based in Central London.

The Role

This business is seeking a Finance Director to support and lead the finance team in its delivery of revenue and profit targets. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent commercial experience, with a strong technical accounting background, ideally from within a large and complex organisation. The Finance Director will be key to the positive engagement of a variety of stakeholders across the business in order to deliver financial control and performance measurement. Specifically we seek someone with the following experience:

  • Overseeing all aspects of the monthly and annual reporting process
  • Managing and enhancing the relationship between finance and the operational teams across the division
  • Partnering with external service providers to monitor and maintain value for money across agreed contracts
  • Identification of key areas of performance measurement and driving improvements
  • Management of project budgets and all forecasting activity
  • Reviewing the availability and integrity of management information and working closely with IT to improve the use of systems
  • Preparation of Board packs and presenting results to the Executive
  • Mentoring and guiding the team in order to improve technical skill levels and reporting deadlines
  • Business case evaluation
  • Streamlining processes and systems, in particular with regard to acquisitions.

The Candidate

The Finance Director will have strong academics, ideally to degree level, and a chartered or CIMA qualification with first time passes. They will have a genuine track record with successful and complex businesses, ideally from within the financial services/insurance sector, and a positive, collaborative attitude, with a proven ability to the deliver on corporate goals over the next 3-5 years.

This is a role for an individual seeking to fast-track their career in a challenging and visible environment. The successful Finance Director will be rewarded with a salary of up to £110k per annum, plus car, pension, healthcare, and attractive bonus.

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