Finance Director

Astute Recruitment Ltd
80000.00 - 90000.00 GBP Annual
12 Mar 2019
26 Mar 2019
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Full time

Finance Director

GBP80,000 – GBP90,000, Car, Bonus plus Benefits



Astute Executive Services are working on this first class opportunity for a commercially focused, senior level finance leader to make a significant contribution to the development of this highly acquisitive business. Looking to strengthen the management team with the appointment of a first class finance professional, you will be instrumental in taking the finance function to the next level whist the business continues its exciting growth plans.

An acquisitive PE backed multi site / service business continuing to buck market trends, growing year on year through an established brand and market share.


  • Leadership of the regional / divisional finance team, delivering outstanding commercial financial control, planning and reporting
  • Work collaboratively with the CFO, MD and Senior Management Team on business strategy
  • Provide relevant, insightful financial and operational information and analysis to the Board
  • Review current practices, implementing a change and modernisation program, which improves financial systems, controls and current processes
  • Represent the business with investors, shareholders, auditors and external regulatory authorities
  • Lead annual business planning and budgeting cycle with strong commercial vision


Degree educated and a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or ACMA ), you will possess significant commercial experience, ideally gained within a PE backed environment. Also whilst sector experience is always an advantage, my client is not focusing on this as attitude, aptitude and personality are more important.


Either way, your core expertise will be in the operational leadership of a modern finance department, where robust financial systems and controls deliver enhanced commercial value.
Your style will be "hands on", positive and engaging with the ability to build great relationships across the group. Most importantly, you will combine the presence and personality to influence positive commercial outcomes with the drive and enthusiasm to achieve great results.

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