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Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 100000 - 120000
Contact Name: Lorna Dane
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Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

A key customer of mine, sole agency - I am replacing the FD I put in this role some years ago.  Only considering applications from qualified FDs who have demonstrated stability and experience in the Facilities Management Sector (soft services preferable).

Finance Director - £100-120k + bonus (up to 20%) + benefits, London

The Employer:

Fast paced, dynamic, long established, successful and expanding business.  

The Finance Director:

Looking for a self-starter,  'out of the box' thinker; a ‘hands on’, up beat, commercially astute, proven financial manager with excellent communication and people management skills.  Large employer (900+), but not 'big corporate' - no room for office politics.  Suit those with drive and ambition, sound qualifications and experience to match the brief below, along with the flexibility to ‘roll sleeves up’ and work as part of an established senior management team.

Experience of leading cultural change and come from a background that encourages strong internal and external stakeholder management and liaison.  As a member of the core senior management team, we expect you to bring commitment, enthusiasm and be sufficiently confident to challenge what we do now, providing process improvements and operational changes that will ensure the consistent delivery of a first class finance and accounting function.

Key Responsibilities

  • Board level position

  • Maintain accounting systems and policies ensuring adherence to company and statutory regulations

  • Provide guidance on financial strategy, work with the senior management team ensuring stability and future growth

  • Responsible for all matters pertaining to banking, debtor funding and cash management

  • Preparation of statutory accounts and tax submissions; compliance with HMRC legislation

  • Financial reporting

  • Responsible for financial risk and performance management

  • Assist the client account management team from the financial perspective when pitching for new business

  • Dual responsibility in regards to Payroll

  • Staff management maximization efficiency whilst ensuring a good team ethic is fostered and maintained


    Applicant Requirements

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA with post qualification experience at senior/director level

  • Used to working in the facilities management and ‘high transactional’ environment

  • Proven and clear understanding of debtor funding, cash management and P&L reporting

  • Senior experience in regards to corporate governance (overall responsibility of same) and a good background and working knowledge of contract/commercial law

  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills; strong character, team player

  • Ethical, flexible, an eye for detail

    Salary & Benefits

  • Basic pay range £100-120k per annum (dependent upon experience and qualification)

  • 20% discretionary bonus (based on company and individual performance); Pension; Life Assurance (5 x basic pay)

  • 5 weeks annual leave (plus bank and statutory holidays)

    Recruitment & selection process is managed exclusively by the Dane Partnership Ltd.