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- UK Finance Director - Our client is a specialist services group with an international...
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- Finance Director - Our client is a private equity backed services business that has...
- Finance Director - Our client is a fast growing PE backed distribution business that is...
- UK Finance Director - Our client is a multi-national business services group who are now...
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Equity FD Appointments
We are a specialist consultancy only sourcing finance directors into entrepreneurial businesses. We are different from all other recruiters at this level as rather than focus on a sector or geography (national or international), we concentrate on the type of individual first and foremost.
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.
Finance Director ref: RDCD
Our client is a rapidly growing on-line consumer branded retail business with fantastic opportunities ahead. The business is now looking to recruit a Finance Director who will act as the key support to the CEO and will share responsibility for the effective execution of the strategic plan.
Salary: £100,000 plus benefits
This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who is looking to work in a broad FD role partnering a highly driven, entrepreneurial CEO. Main duties will include:
· Management of the company accounts department
· Management of the company’s relationship with bank and card service providers
· Ensuring cash is managed effectively and efficiently
· Maintenance of an appropriate controls environment to support growth and to ensure robust underlying accounting records
· Successful development and management of commercial agreements with customers
It is likely you will have a strong ‘hands-on’ work ethic, able and willing to roll up sleeves and get into the detail as and when required. Ideally you will have a track record of successful management and building of an effective finance function in an fast paced, entrepreneurial business.
Interim Financial Controller (6 months) ref: RNBOS
Our client is a private equity backed business services company that are growing rapidly. The CFO requires a ‘hands on’ financial controller to manage and motivate a small established team.
Location: Central London
· Preparation of financial statements
· Monthly management accounts, variance analysis and management reports.
· Budgeting and forecasting, 3 year business plan preparation.
· Financial modelling and KPI monitoring and development
· Ad-hoc projects for the CFO
You will be a UK qualified accountant with experience of working within a commercial business as financial controller. You will be comfortable presenting financial information to senior executives and have a passion for working with entrepreneurial businesses.
Finance Director (Part-time, Permanent) ref: RDFA
Our client is a VC backed fast growing media business and they are now looking to recruit a part-time Finance Director to work closely with a highly driven management team.
Salary: £100k pro rata (£40k for 8 days per month)
It is likely you will have had previous experience working in an SME where there is a need to be truly hands-on, ensuring the smooth running of operational finance, whilst being comfortable managing key stakeholder relationships, including banks and external investors. This role would ideally suit someone with previous experience of working in a media/ advertising business and the role is likely to require a total commitment of 8 days per month.
Finance Director ref: ROFD
Our client is a multi-site specialist retail business operating across the UK in stand-alone stores and concessions. As part of its ongoing development they now seek to appoint a new Finance Director to the Board to work as a peer alongside the CEO. This is a truly commercial role with responsibility across the business at the highest level and the FD will play a key part in the continued growth of the Group.
Salary: £100,000 plus equity incentive
The Finance Director will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the company strategy and for the flow of meaningful financial information to the CEO, Board and investors.
Ideal candidates will be qualified accountants with significant experience at a senior level. They will most likely have a background in the consumer arena with experience of managing stock. Previous experience of the retail environment, multi-site operations, private equity and operating in a leveraged environment would also be advantageous. Above all candidates should be commercially focused individuals, keen to play a part in a driving a business forward
UK Finance Director ref: ROLJ
Our client is a specialist services group with an international presence. It is UK based, private equity backed and is growing rapidly both organically and by acquisition. As part of the Group’s ongoing development plan, the business now seeks a UK Finance Director to join the team to play a key role in its future growth and exit plans
Salary: £100k + benefits + options
This is a multi faceted role providing an exciting opportunity for a senior finance professional to work closely with the Group CFO and to partner to the UK MD. The successful candidate will be an authoritative executive with proven success at either director level, or controller level. Ideally they will have had experience within both smaller and larger organisations. The role will require an outstanding, experienced individual with the ability to work at the highest level as well as to take operational responsibility for the reporting and management of the finance function in its entirety. The role will be instrumental in developing all operational aspects of financial control, planning, systems, tax and treasury operations.
The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background and experience of working within an international group of companies. This should include a mixture of blue chip, best practice coupled with hands on knowledge of group consolidations. This role is an ideal stepping stone for an individual whose ultimate goal is to become the CFO of a private equity backed or listed group of companies.
Interested candidates should send their details to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the reference ROLJ.
Finance Director ref: JACK
Our client is a private equity backed banded, supply and distribution business in a good position to grow .It is within an easy commute of Central London. The organisation has relationships with key retailers both large multiples and independent retailers.
Salary: £120,000 - £140,000 plus equity
The business now seeks to appoint a new Finance Director . The role will be to work very closely with the CEO and the rest of the Board driving through change, growth and ultimately a successful exit. The ideal candidate will have previous private equity experience and will be comfortable working with banks and investors generally. In addition strong cash management skills and some experience of managing foreign exchange are essential to this role. The business has a small “hands on” finance function and it is essential that the successful candidate has previously held a stand alone Finance Director role. It would also be ideal if applicants have had previous experience in a consumer products environment with a good level of exposure to supply chain/distribution.
Finance Director ref: RNSHL
Our client is a private equity backed services business that has experienced a huge amount of growth over the last 18months. The business is very much client facing and customer focussed. Reporting to the CFO and working with the management team. The business requires a high calibre individual who can cope with the challenges and fun of a fast paced company.
Salary: £600 per day
Duties will include:
· Play an active part of the management board and contribute to strategic decision making
· Full responsibility for timely financial reporting and reporting and development of KPI’s
· Develop the current financial model to ensure forecasts and operational decisions can be delivered in a timely manner.
· Close management of transactional finance and close cash management.
You will be a qualified accountant with experience of working within a fast growth private equity backed company. You will be an experienced interim and be able to easily build relationships quickly across operational areas
Finance Director ref: RDHW
Our client is a fast growing PE backed distribution business that is now looking to recruit a Finance Director to further strengthen a highly driven management team.
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000
Location: South West
Candidates must be professionally qualified accountants (ACA/ACCA/ACMA) with operational experience, preferably involving distribution or wholesale. Ideally having previous experience of working in an entrepreneurial SME with VC backing this is a truly hands-on role requiring a focus on ensuring the necessary systems and controls are in place to support a rapidly evolving business. The company is ultimately working towards an exit and as such the successful candidate will need to be comfortable working in a role which has high visibility with all stakeholders/ investors. This is a fantastic opportunity for an FD looking to join a fast paced, high energy business with a strong growth trajectory.
UK Finance Director ref: JAUK
Our client is a multi-national business services group who are now looking to appoint a new UK Finance Director as a result of high business growth both organically and by acquisition and on a global basis.
Salary: £110,000 - £130,000 plus benefits
Reporting to the EMEA CFO and covering the Middle East and Nordic areas as well as the UK, this is an exciting opportunity to join a business that is currently undergoing significant change and is expected to increase its presence as a market leader in its sector. The UK activities represent a large proportion of the Group operations and as such this role will be high profile within the organisation. The ideal candidate should have a demonstrable track record of leading a finance function within a significant sized services organisation and should be comfortable reporting at Board level. Key duties of the role will include:
· Leadership of UK finance team
· Support the EMEA CFO in driving the business forward for bottom line growth
· Support the business through change related initiatives
· Ensure the UK divisions systems are robust, compliant and support business needs
· Ensure all UK management accounting and internal reporting is accurate and sent out on time
· Ensure that all statutory reporting and requirements are met
This role is a highly visible role and the ideal candidate will be confident, capable and excited by working in a fast moving and challenging environment. This role would be ideal for a Finance Director with experience of leading a finance function in a legal or accounting organisation who is looking to move into a more entrepreneurial organisation.
Finance Director ref: ROSPAIN
Our client is a dynamic, multi-site leisure business with an exciting growth plan. Its operations are based in Spain and the intention is to roll the business model out across Spain and other growth markets ahead of an exit. The management are seeking a keenly commercial and entrepreneurial FD to join them to play a key role in the future growth plans of the business.
Salary: £100,000 plus equity
The ideal candidate will have worked in a fast growth company and must be prepared to roll their sleeves up and get involved in the detailed financial issues of the business, as well as contributing to strategic issues. They must also have experience of working in a multi-site consumer facing business in Spain and/or have roll out experience gained in Spain. A background in leisure, retail, multi-site and consumer facing organisations will be most relevant. Experience of working in Spain and the ability to speak fluent Spanish are essential.
The role will be challenging but presents an outstanding opportunity to work in a well-financed, growing company with an exciting growth plan.
Interested candidates should send their CV together with salary and notice period details to email@example.com quoting the reference ROSPAIN.
Finance Director ref: ROVS
Our client is consumer facing branded business which is private equity backed. As part of its ongoing development they now seek to appoint a new CFO to the Board to work alongside the existing management team. This is a truly commercial role with responsibility across the business at the highest level and the CFO will play a key part in the continued growth of the business ahead of an exit.
Salary: Up to £200,000 plus equity
The CFO will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the company strategy and for the flow of meaningful financial information to the CEO, Board and external financial institutions and investors.
Ideal candidates will be qualified accountants with significant experience at a senior level. They will have a background in retail and/or wholesale businesses, and have international experience, M&A, foreign exchange and treasury skills. Previous experience of operating in a leveraged environment is essential. Above all they should be commercially focused individuals, keen to play a part in a driving a business forward to an exit.
Finance Director ref: ROPF
Our client is digital media business which is private equity backed and which is going through a cultural change. As part of the ongoing development of the business, our client wishes to appoint a new CFO to the Board to work alongside the existing management team. This is a truly commercial role with responsibility across the business at the highest level and the CFO will play a key part in the continued growth of the business ahead of an exit.
Salary: Up to £150,000 plus equity
The role will be challenging, requiring some a qualified accountant equally at home in the detail as he/she is dealing with raising finance and dealing with investors/advisors. The right candidate will relish this opportunity to be the right hand man/woman to the MD and will be seeking a high profile, highly accountable opportunity.
Ideal candidates will be qualified accountants with significant experience at a senior level. They will have a background in technology, digital media and/or publishing. Previous experience of operating in a leveraged environment would be advantageous. Above all they should be commercially focused individuals, keen to play a part in a driving a business forward to an exit.
CFO/COO ref: RDLS
Our client is a fast growing, PE backed retail business with exciting expansion plans both in the UK and overseas. Based in central London the successful candidate will be looking to join a highly driven management team and entrepreneurial CEO.
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 plus benefits
This is a truly broad CFO/ COO role incorporating responsibility for operations across the entire business. The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of both finance and operations strategies as well as influencing company strategy and leading future fundraising. The company has an experienced and committed Chairman and investors.
- Finance and management reporting function, supporting the Board through preparation of budgets and financial reports and providing advice and guidance on financial strategy
- Ensuring robust systems, controls and processes are in place to support a high growth business
- Financial leadership of fundraising initiatives
- Management of outsourced service providers, including warehouse and logistics
- Lead and deliver the operations strategy
- Partnering the CEO ensuring effective delivery of company strategy
Previous experience of working in either a retail/wholesale business would be advantageous but not essential. This role would suit a change manager with excellent interpersonal skills who thrives in a fast paced environment
CFO ref: RDDO
Our client is a high growth technology business with impressive growth plans both in the UK and overseas.
Salary: £80,000 - £120,000 depending on experience
They are now looking to appoint a CFO who will partner an entrepreneurial CEO to further develop company strategy whilst also managing new reporting and compliance regimes during a period of rapid organic and M&A based growth. The company is profitable with a compelling business model, operating globally, currently through 5 subsidiaries. The CFO role will be a main board position with full responsibility for the finance function and implementation of the financial strategy across the Group, including management of a small finance team. This is a hands-on role working as part of a highly driven management team and would ideally suit somebody who is looking for a broad CFO opportunity in a fast paced company.
Finance Director ref: RDLC
Our client is a high end leisure business with exciting growth plans for the future.
They are now looking to recruit an exceptional FD to partner the MD as the business enters the next stage of growth. Ideally you will be seeking a highly visible role in a business that has an enviable reputation in the niche it operates in. Managing a small finance team you will have full responsibility for day to day finance but this is a broad role and will also encompass HR and IT duties. The successful candidate is likely to be a qualified accountant with strong attention to detail and ideally you will have held a senior finance role previously in an entrepreneurial business. Experience of working in a leisure/ hospitality business advantageous.
Director of Group Business Operations ref: JADOBO
Our client is a cutting edge SaaS technology business backed by private equity investors. The organization is international with several European locations and is undergoing significant growth with a revenue approaching £100m and over 500 staff and more than 10,000 customers.
Salary: Six figure salary plus benefits
Location: Thames Valley
This role is newly created, reports directly to the CEO and will be a key member of the senior management team. The key responsibility of this position is to implement best business processes across the whole organization. That means defining, creating and maintaining appropriate reporting metrics to enhance current reporting and provide all areas of the business with meaningful, commercially relevant information to help drive the business forwards towards the ultimate aim of a successful exit for all stakeholders. The key aim of the role is to ensure Best Practice across the entire organization whilst also contributing to commercial decision making and adding value at a strategic and highly operational level. The ideal candidate will most probably have a background in finance and should have worked within fast moving, dynamic organizations where change and growth have been endemic. This role is highly visible and as such requires that the successful candidate will be confident, polished and credible. The ideal candidate must be bright, intellectually agile and able to forge effective, productive working relationships easily and quickly. Suitable qualifications should include a decent undergraduate degree or MBA, an accounting qualification and another European language if possible.
Group Corporate Finance Director ref: RDEN
Our client is a PE backed renewables business with exciting growth plans for the future.
Salary: Up to £150,000
As a result of the growth they are now looking to recruit the newly created role of Group Corporate Finance Director, a role that will involve extensive exposure to the Board, from both an operational and finance perspective. The role will be responsible for all financing aspects of the Groups business and the successful candidate will have extensive experience of raising both corporate and project finance, equity and debt and will have a track record of engaging with external financiers and closing transactions. This is a crucial appointment for the group and will suit candidates who relish the challenge of working as an integral part of a senior multi-disciplinary team. You will have strong leadership and management qualities, a balance of technical, intellectual and commercial skills. The business is on an exit trajectory and thus candidates should share the value creation mind-set of the rest of the Board and the investors.
Business Development Director ref: RDNTU
Our client is a rapidly growing software and services company with an impressive international client base. The business is looking to further strengthen one of its fastest growing sectors with the appointment of a new Business Development Manager.
Location: UK Wide
Responsible forgenerating new business opportunities, the successful candidate willnecessarily need a financial background as the company specialises in providingfinancial model build and training to a broad range of companies. Having proven project and team managementskills, this is a senior business development and management role, not a seniormodeller role. It would ideally suitsomebody with first rate networking skills who is happy to work from homewhilst also being an integral part of a geographically distributed team. Ideally you will have had experience ofworking as a modeller at some point in your career and will now be looking tocapitalise on that experience working in a fast paced, business developmentrole. Some travel required and a secondlanguage would be advantageous. Excellentprospects.
Finance Director ref: RDAFTV
Our client is a high growth technology/ media business with exciting growth plans for the future.
Salary: £80-£100k + bens
They are now looking to recruit a Finance Director to join a highly driven management team. Reporting to the CEO and managing a small team across three territories, main responsibilities include:
• Preparation of monthly management accounts, statutory account and annual audit.
• Management of local and overseas finance staff .
o Daily cash management and credit control
o Compliance including VAT returns and tax
• Advise the CEO on financial planning and forecasting, assist with fundraising and shareholder transactions.
• Production and timely delivery of accurate, relevant and clear management information via Board Pack.
• Ability to present financials to Board Members.
• Ability to explore financial and tax implications, and risks and benefits of commercial and strategic partnerships.
• Submission & management of annual R&D tax refund claims.
Ideally you will have held a Sole Charge/ Head of Finance role previously and will ideally have experience of working at Group level. Having a good knowledge of Corporate Tax, including Transfer Pricing and Capital Gains you will also need excellent Excel skills together with multi-currency consolidations. Experience of working with the US is essential as is an ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the business, including the board and shareholders.
Finance Director ref: RDMC
Our client is a cash generative and long established leisure business in central London, with an annual turnover of c.£8m.
Working alongside the MD, you will not only be an exceptional accountant and hands-on with company finances, but will also be commercially aware, advising on the best path of growth for the business. Having overall control and responsibility for all financial aspects of the company strategy you will be expected to analyse figures and implement recommendations based on these findings, with the most profitable outcomes. You will be adept at managing and leading a team, through busy periods including month end, year-end, audit and annual budgeting and will have excellent communication skills. The role will involve overseeing all financial aspects of the company strategy and you will be responsible for the full flow of financial information to the MD and the Board.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To form a close working relationship with the Managing Director, other Senior Executives and Non Executives
Provide leadership to the company’s Finance and Accounting strategy, to optimise the company’s financial performance and strategic position
Take overall responsibility of the company’s accounting function
Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers
Ensure that company financial systems and controls are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
Lead and develop finance teams
Work with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans
Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed
Take ultimate responsibility for the company cash management policies
Present monthly operating performance to the Board
Present annual accounts to the Board
Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met
Corporate finance; manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt and taxation, as appropriate
Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including suppliers and advisors
Qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification (ACA, CIMA or ACCA)
Meet the requirement for a commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels
Exceptional communication skills at all levels
Strong IT skills, particularly Excel, and ability to develop financial models
Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and a passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success.
Finance Director ref: JALW
Our client is a private equity backed, cutting edge consumer products business.
Salary: Circa 100k + Equity/Upside
Location: North West England
The organization has a fast moving dynamic culture and is seeking to hire a new Finance Director to assist with both growth and ultimately a successful exit. The organization focuses on the UK retail market but has international suppliers
This role will involve overseeing all aspects of the Finance Function and being the right hand person to the Managing Director. The ideal candidate will have been a stand alone Finance Director previously, ideally in a privately owned business. The successful candidate will be expected to be able to add strategic value at Board Level as well as be able to roll up their sleeves and get stuck into the detail of the business. The HR function will also report to this individual.
The Finance Director will be expected to manage all banking and investor relationships and should be instrumental in any transactions. This business has a unique culture and successful applicants will be positive, high energy and will relish working in a rapidly moving consumer products organization.
Interested candidates should send their CV plus salary and notice details to firstname.lastname@example.org