We only look to work with FDs who are seeking truly challenging, 'head above the parapet' roles, and who have a real desire to be involved in building their company's success.

Below are a selection of current and recent assignments.

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CFO

Salary:
Up to £200k
Location:
London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
RDNA

Our client is an international, PE backed communications agency and having enjoyed exceptional growth they are now looking to recruit a best-in-class CFO for one of their fastest growing divisions.  Having a dual reporting line into the Group CFO and Regional Business Leader, this role will include responsibility for financial control, FP&A, business partnering and operations.

Responsibilities:

Providing robust commercial information Assist with preparation of bids and client negotiations Preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts and reporting Demonstrate strong leadership and management across the business Ensure compliance with group policies and procedures Maintain tight cost control and margin targets across the business in line with forecasts Develop and ensure…

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CFO

Salary:
Circa £130k plus bens
Location:
West Yorkshire
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JAWC

Our client is a PE backed market leading manufacturing company with several UK sites and a uniquely well-established product range and customer base.  The CEO is looking to hire a strategic CFO  to support him further growing the business both organically as well as via acquisitions and ultimately deliver a successful exit for stakeholders.  The ideal candidate must have previous experience of working with private equity investors and have led one or more exits.  In addition manufacturing exposure - ideally with field engineers, would be desirable as well as any experience of implementing financial systems.

Key responsibilities:

Support the CEO with strategic insight in to the key financial,…

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CFO

Salary:
Circa £120k plus bens
Location:
London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JANS

Our client is one of the world’s most iconic media brands with a global audience of millions across a diverse range of media related activities. The organisation is an independent company backed by private investors with a demonstrable track record and is looking to identify a CFO to partner the newly appointed CEO on an exciting journey of growth and expansion.  The business has a complex revenue model and innovation and inspiration are key to both continuing success and the highly regarded reputation of this organisation. 

The role of the CFO will be that of a commercial business partner to the CEO and will…

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Head of Finance

Salary:
c. £90k + bonus and bens
Location:
London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JOFAR1

Our client has undergone exceptional growth and is a market leader in its field.  This newly created role will have responsibility for implementing and creating a first in class finance team, improving systems, business partnering and planning that support strategy. Reporting to the Group CFO and managing a large team, you will have end to end ownership of finance.  You should have strong commercial skills, coupled with the vision and experience to structure the finance function to support growth, in a fast paced and entrepreneurial organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide business partnership support to the senior leadership team Understand the performance drivers across the group and…

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CFO

Salary:
c.£100k + possible Bonus
Location:
London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
RDWALL

Our client is a well-established boutique PE fund and they are now looking to recruit a CFO who will be based in their London office.  Having full responsibility for finance and some broader operational responsibilities, the CFO will be responsible for managing internal and external relationships, including those with stakeholders and portfolio companies.   

Duties & Responsibilities

Financial control of the management company Ensuring company records and minutes are maintained by all jurisdictions Driving process and control enhancement to ensure efficiency and scalability Acting as a point of contact for all outsourced providers and accounting queries Provide outsourced weekly cashflow reports and structured data around performance against budget to date Liaising with key stakeholders including management and advisors Ensuring timely periodic reporting of outsourced accounts under IFRS Assisting in preparation of key performance data to aid commercial decision making Ensuring compliance with Limited Partnership Agreements and Group accounting policies and procedures Reviewing accounting/position papers under both local and US GAAP Liaising with other finance functions of portfolio companies to ensure that the financial         reporting requirements of the Fund Finance team are completed appropriately Reviewing distribution memorandums (including carried interest) and call notices and            associated calculations prepared byoutsourced providers Managing relationships with auditors (for Group and local fund audit s), tax advisors, administrators and banks Liaising with external valuers to support the valuation process under US GAAP and our            internal valuation policies by providing additional valuation data  Developing a robust understanding of the control environment within the operating companies and improving the controls Reviewing Investment Memo from team and ensuring steps and procedures are followed Being point of contact and responding to all investor queries Reviewing draft Limited Partnership Agreements with externa l lawyers to understand, interrogating and influencing accounting and reporting implications Reviewing quarterly investor reporting from portfolio companies and audited fund financial statements

Requirements

Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA, CPA, CIMA or equivalent) Experience of managing a Private Equity fund in multiple locations would be desirable but not a necessity US GAAP knowledge Experience with tax structuring of portfolio companies Strong  knowledge of financial accounting and controls Well-developed client facing interpersonal skills with good presence, used to dealing with all levels of seniority Ability to motivate and develop our team/advisors operating across different geographies A resilient questioning approach; ability to spot, investigate and explain irregularities

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Financial Controller

Salary:
£70,000 - £80,000
Location:
London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
RDDS21

Our client is a high growth entertainment business based in West London.  They are now looking to recruit a best-in-class Financial Controller to partner the FD as the business continues it’s exciting expansion.   Having responsibility for a small finance team, the successful candidate will also work with other key stakeholders in the business supporting with all finance related matters.

Key Duties and Responsibilities include:

Supporting the Board of Directors through the implementation of business strategies and objectives Manage and develop a strong financially and operationally focused finance function Manage the finance function to deliver accurate and timely management accounts including P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, KPIs and supporting…

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Divisional Finance Director

Salary:
£75 to 90k + bonus/benefits
Location:
London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JOWOT

Our client is part of a newly created group which has recently been aquired by a highly regarded Private Equity investor.  This design led organisation will now benefit from investment in it’s supply chain with a focus on growth and operational performance, to drive EBITDA. This is a newly created role that presents an exciting opportunity to truly create value whilst supporting revenue growth, working closely with The Group CFO and Senior Leadership team.

You will be expected to provide commercial and financial support to the the MD, Sales, Ops and Manufacturing teams/management.  You will have oversight of KPIs, margins, sales agreements and must have…

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Head of Tax

Salary:
£££ Competitive
Location:
London & Glasgow
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JOTA1

Our client is a PE backed business services Group with ambitious growth plans and a clearly defined value creation agenda.  They are now looking to recruit a best-in class Head of Tax to define and drive Group Tax policies.  This key appointment requires regular interaction and exposure to the Directors and senior finance team members. This role will provide the opportunity to develop and lead a strong Group Tax Team, ensuring tax is represented in business decisions. 

Key responsibilities:

Lead Group tax team whilst playing a key advisory and guidance role across the broader group. Timely and accurate delivery of all tax compliance and reporting…

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Financial Director

Salary:
Circa £120k plus upside
Location:
London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JASS

Our client is a leading business within the active nutrition industry and is on a mission to grow rapidly within the next few years, including overseas expansion, a growing partnership with Amazon and commercial partners. The founders are looking to hire a Finance Director who can add value at a strategic Board Level whilst also ensuring the internal systems, processes and controls are fit for purpose.  The business sources and manufactures product and has a sophisticated e-commerce offering.  The key requirements for this role are:

FMCG  experience E-Commerce experience Experience of a high growth organisation International experience Experience of implementing new finance and business systems

The ideal candidate…

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CFO

Salary:
Up to £200k
Location:
London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
RDHOM

Our client is a high growth business services company with exciting plans both in the UK and overseas.  They are now looking to recruit a CFO to act as a key strategic partner to the CEO. Having full responsibility for finance this is a main Board position and as such will act as a key interface between investors, banks and management.

Key responsibilities:

Maintenance of a fit for purpose finance function Develop, implement and ensure effective management of processes, tools, systems to effectively measure and report on operational and financial KPIs Regular review of financial processes to ensure controls are maintained and processes are standardised…

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