Group Finance Director

100000.00 - 120000.00 GBP Annual
12 Mar 2019
26 Mar 2019
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Full time

Group Finance Director.

Full Time CFO – GBP100,000 – GBP120,000

Group Finance Director – Merton

The Finance People are delighted to be managing an exclusive and retained search to secure a new Group Finance Director for an exciting and well–established group based in Merton.

Our client is looking to hire a new Group Finance Director to add true knowledge and expertise to their existing board.

This business is a very diverse and successful Group of companies. They have recently acquired a number of business to strengthen the groups offering.

The Role

The successful Finance Director must be a qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent) and have a strong academic background and technical accounting / group background.

Our client is looking for someone who has a passion for growing business. Key traits include an entrepreneurial spirit, commercial mindset and high levels of energy.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage all statutory accounting and group tax planning.
  • Manage all external stakeholder relationships with internal and external auditors, investors and banks.
  • Act as a true commercial business partner to the wider business and leadership team.
  • Lead commercial projects around driving commercial opportunities and reducing risk across the group.
  • Assume some corporate responsibilities of the company secretary, including leases, insurance policies, logistics, shares, pensions and annual financial reporting.
  • Lead and analyse all growth and investment opportunities including all mergers and acquisitions.
  • Have a natural ability for financial systems, process improvement and robotics.
  • it on the board to advise and facilitate the on–going growth of the wider organisation.
  • Liaise as a true business partner to the Managing Director, CEO and Divisional Business Unit Leaders.
  • Lead and manage all financial control, risk and group reporting.
  • Liaise with FD's of varied group operating companies with regard to all areas of financial planning and reporting.
  • Lead and co–ordinate annual financial planning cycle, including the development of clear guidelines and assumptions.
  • Consolidate financial plans and provide highlights report for Group executives.
  • Review and analyse monthly management accounts from the wider group.
  • Monitor cash position across the group and flag unexpected movements
  • In conjunction with portfolio FDs/accountants, develop/streamline reporting, including appropriate KPI's
  • Consolidate quarterly management accounts for Group board

Your profile

The successful Group Finance Director is likely to be a qualified accountant (ACA) with a strong academic background. A strong proven track gained within a group plc function is key.

This is first and foremost a technical finance and holding company role with the visibility and influence to drive commercial change.


GBP100,000 – GBP120,000 per annum

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