Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus + Equity Participation
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 10826/001_1554735742
Contact Name: Stewart Robertson
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 08, 2019 16:02

Job Description

A leading small to medium sized private equity backed business based in central London is looking to appoint a Finance Director to their main board. The primary objective of the role is to work closely with the CEO to drive shareholder value and prepare the business for a transaction in 2-3 years time.

Our client is an award winning, FCA regulated provider of software and services to the investment and weath management industry.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting strategic initiatives for the Group, including maximising EBITDA, growth opportunities and risk management
  • Improving the quality of financial and board reporting
  • Managing the financial models that underpin business decisions
  • Acting as primary point of contact with external advisors, including the appointment of new auditors and PE backers
  • Monitoring and identifying key business KPI's
  • Producing budgets and quarterly reforecasts
  • Oversee FCA reporting requirements and take on CF10a role (alongside existing CF10)
  • Supervise accounting team of two
  • Ensuring house is in order in preparation for a future transaction
  • Deputising on behalf of the CEO

Applicants must have a strong academic background, including a university degree and be either ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified (or overseas equivalent) with post qualified experience of having worked in a FCA regulated environment. The successful applicant will be comfortable operating in a small business environment, have emotional intelligence and excellent presentation skills. This role would suit someone looking to step into a PE backed environment, and oversee a successful transaction.