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The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is looking to appoint a Chief Financial Officer, you will be based in the London office. They operate a hybrid working policy.
The Barnet Group is looking for a Finance Director to lead their finance team based in their London office.
Finance Director opportunity with established health care provider in Warwickshire. Broad, strategic role and exciting time to join the business, with clear future growth potential.
With supportive PE backers and a credible, well defined growth plan, Camira is looking to deliver a successful corporate event in the medium term that will provide a strong return for investors and shareholders alike. The CFO will clearly be fundamental in helping execute this transaction and so prior experience in a PE backed business/sale process/M & A is highly desired, as is strong experience working in a complex manufacturing business.
Michael Page have been retained on a fantastic opportunity with a corporate manufacturing company based in Slough. Due to a new strategic direction, the company are recruiting for a newly created Finance Director / Finance Partner role to support the product development division.
Finance Director position with Wolverhampton based service provider. Organisation has grown significantly, therefore there's an increased need for commercial support and best in class systems and processes.
As the Finance Director for My client's Company, you'll be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of our operation, including budget management and strategic financial planning. There are elements of growth and M&A projects that you will play a pivotal part in.
Long term interim CFO role based in Surrey with excellent transport links and a hybrid model. The role is suited to a senior Finance leader with experience managing and leading a business through a period of change and transformation.
With an enviable client list and strong track record of delivery, ADM has capacity to grow far beyond where it is today.As Finance Director you will be expected to influence, challenge and help direct decision making through building excellent working relationships across the company and using these to improve anything that can have a positive impact on business performance and profitability.
Finance Director for high performing division of a prestigious Plc construction business. Autonomous, challenging position based in Southampton.
We are looking for a Qualified Finance Director who has led a business through a refinancing phase and can strategically steer the Board through a period of growth.
The Finance Director will be a key member of the UK&I Leadership team and will partner with the business to make the right decisions to create value and drive sustainable growth.
Chief Financial Officer (12 month FTC) overseeing all aspects of financial governance for the organisation.
Interim CFO (part-time) role based remotely with occasional travel for a not for profit organisation seeking relevant background experience.
This is newly created role as Head of Resources - Section 151 Officer reporting directly into the CEO. An exciting position which will be instrumental in shaping and driving the authority forwards in their quest to support the pressing national and international needs around the environment.
This is newly created role as Head of Resources reporting directly into the CEO. An exciting position which will be instrumental in shaping and driving the authority forwards in their quest to support the pressing national and international needs around the environment.
Financial Oversight: Manage UK accounting, audits, financial statements, and compliance while providing financial insights.
Reporting and Compliance: Support external reporting, collaborate on senior leadership reporting, and ensure compliance with financial regulations, along with other essential duties.
I am delighted to be supporting a highly respected Charity organisation based in Coventry with their recruitment for a Director of Finance. The successful post holders main responsibility is to supervise the delivery of top-notch financial services and assistance to the Board of Finance.
The Head of Operations & Finance will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the charity, with oversight and responsibility for the areas of finance, HR and administration, and operations. This position will work closely with the Senior Leadership Team to provide the operational scaffolding required to meet the needs of our rapidly growing charity.
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Michael Page have been retained on a fantastic opportunity with a corporate manufacturing company based in Slough. Due to a new strategic direction, the company are recruiting for a newly created Senior Commercial Finance Business Partner.
Exciting Innovative Chairty based in East Hertfordshire Director of Finance & Resources with a strong commercial focus and broad experience in the operational delivery of Finance, Estates & Facilities, Digital and Information Technology.
In this role you will have a key strategic role, working closely with senior management team, providing value to RoS through the provision of appropriate financial information to support strategic decision making and to monitor and evaluate outcomes against plans. This is a great opportunity to play a professionally and personally rewarding leadership role in what is a hugely dynamic and experienced team.
As the Head of Finance, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the financial health andstrategic direction of the company. Reporting directly to the C-suite, you will lead a finance teamand be responsible for financial planning, analysis, budgeting, and process improvementinitiatives. Your expertise will contribute to maintaining a strong financial structure andsupporting the company's growth.
Michael Page are partnering exclusively with a large corporate company on an exciting Head of Accounting (Shared Service Centre). This role will manage 10 direct reports and 50 indirect reports and will be a heavy managerial position.
This role will build and lead a commercial finance team made up of qualified business partners and analysts.
We are currently seeking an experienced Interim Head of Finance to join a not-for-profit organisation for a temporary period.As an Interim Head of Finance, you will be responsible for leading the finance team and ensuring the financial stability and sustainability
We are seeking a highly experienced and capable Interim Finance Manager/ Head of Finance (Charity) to join our client on a contract basis.This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in a small charity
O2C lead remote interim role in a multinational business executing transformation across O2C, R2R or P2P, working with the wider ERP leadership and business to form future mandates and processes.
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The role of a finance director
A finance director is responsible for ensuring the health of a business’ finances, and growing those finances. Finance director jobs are senior positions within the hierarchy of any company, such is the importance of this role.
The finance director job description typically includes the development and implementation of a business’ financial plans and policies. In this role, professionals must also oversee the company’s financial reporting, which includes forecasting, budgeting, regular financial reporting, statutory financial reporting and planning.
Duties typically include monitoring business performance and cash flow, overseeing and tracking budgets, preparing accounts, developing financial models, competitor analysis, and future-proofing the business. In larger organisation they may also be tasked with managing the wider accounts team.
Professionals in finance director roles must also assess financial markets, and problem solve around any financial challenges, from cash flow issues to budgeting difficulties. They will need to have the capability to make important decisions about the company’s future investments or budgets.
Finance directors work with other members of the senior leadership teams to make strategic business decisions, and report directly to the business’ chief executive office, managing director, or chief operations officer. Indeed, they will work closely with the CEO in order to ensure they are managing the business in a financially-effective way.
In bigger organisations, finance director roles are typically more strategic, while at smaller companies, they may need to be more involved in day-to-day account matters too.
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What qualifications do I need to become a finance director?
Due to the technical skills required of finance directors, and the importance of the role to the success of any business, professionals in this role typically have a strong academic background. Useful degrees for aspiring finance directors include finance and accounting, mathematics, management, economics, human resources, and business law. Professional accountancy qualifications such as AAT, ACCA, ACA, and CIMA may also be required.
What skills does a finance director need to have?
In addition to any required qualifications, professionals in finance director roles must have proven experience in a similar position within a similar company. A strong technical accounting background will likely be another requirement. Hiring managers may also demand experience with full-year accounts, data analysis, sale of business, acquisitions, due diligence and regulation, depending on the company’s requirements. When it comes to softer skills, excellent communication skills, relationship building, business acumen, adaptability, organisation, and problem solving are all desirable.
What is the role of a finance director?
Finance directors sit at a senior level in a business and oversee all its financial activities. They are tasked with setting and hitting financial goals, and ensuring the organisation’s financial activities are within regulatory standards. Ultimately, a finance director must use their strategic and financial expertise to ensure the health of a company’s financies and help it to grow.
Is finance director a good job?
For professionals who enjoy working with numbers, and thrive on the pressure of sitting at a senior level, finance director is an excellent job. Furthermore, it is a lucrative job to secure, with the average finance director salary in the UK sitting at £103,467, according to a 2023 Glassdoor survey.
How can I get a job as a finance director?
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