Finance Director | World-Leading Professional Services Company


Finance Director | World-Leading Professional Services Company

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    Finance Director | World-Leading Professional Services Company | Up to £185k + Bonus | London

    Harmonic Finance are proud to be working on an exclusive retained basis for an international professional services business on their hire of a Finance Director. As Finance Director you would be the number 1 in finance and would report into an intelligent yet incredibly personable CEO. The role is a balance of hands-on technical accounting and oversight and also acting as 'trusted advisor' to the senior leadership team to provide them with vital financial insight.

    The company culture is modern and values-based and has a global headcount of 800. This position is based out of their London office in a scenic area surrounded by restaurants and bars, with occasional (c. once a month) travel to one of the organisations international offices.

    The role:

    * Supporting the CEO and senior leadership team with financial planning and longer-term growth strategy, providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities
    * Financial accounting relating to projects and international entities
    * Management of the annual budget and Three Year Plan
    * Improve and maintain the management reporting process to ensure completion in a timely and efficient manner
    * Ensure monthly management accounts and balance sheet reconciliations are completed and accurate
    * Attend regular board meetings and maintain key stakeholder relationships
    * Management of FP&A, MI, Financial Systems, cash management and Financial Reporting
    * Play an important role in company decision making and work on a range of projects with finance
    * Management of the treasury function and cash flow forecasting
    * Hands on management of the finance team

    Essential Skills & Experience

    * ACA or ACCA qualified
    * Excellent understanding of technical accounting
    * Strong knowledge of project-based accounting within a professional services environment
    * Experience working in a business with a turnover of £40million+
    * Excellent communicator
    * High degree of business acumen
    * Strong academic background

    Bonus Skills & Experience

    * Experience working for an engineering consultancy
    * Experience working for a PE backed/ AIM Listed or FTSE 250 business
    * Experience leading a data visualisation project (power BI/ tableau etc.)

    Package: £165,000- 185,000 + car allowance + bonus + medical insurance + extra benefits

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