Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £175000 - £200000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 months
REF: SB28659286_1581335022
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an Interim Finance Director to join a well known business on a 12 month contract. Your role will take control of the day to day finance operations as well as partnering with a number of team outside of finance.

You will lead the finance department across all three main geographical reporting regions (UK/Europe, North America and Asia). They will manage a finance and tax team of approximately 30 employees and have responsibility for all areas of finance across the organisation. This is an opportunity to be involved in a growing business and have significant exposure to senior management and Private Equity backers.

Role Responsibilities

  • Group financial planning, budgeting, forecasting

  • Weekly, monthly, annual reporting, cash flow forecasting - reporting and presenting to Investors and the Board

  • Cash management and working capital responsibility

  • Ensuring effective internal controls and procedures are in place regarding regulatory standards for financial and tax reporting. Responsibility for tax matters and filings

  • Ongoing development of financial systems and reporting of management information

  • Building and mentoring the finance & accounting team as well as maintaining external relationships with key service providers.

  • Supporting all external financing activities

  • Strategically advice on all property, commercial and capex projects/decisions.

    Candidate Requirements

  • Qualified accountant (or international equivalent)

  • Experience within an international, multi-currency, multichannel retail business a significant preference

  • Broad finance experience across commercial finance and control/reporting/transactional

  • Well versed in a retail supply chain and supporting financial / IT systems

  • Ability to challenge and drive the numbers with senior management.

  • Experience of working within a private equity backed business a preference