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Finance Director Jobs in London

A Finance Director role will involve extensive business partnering and working with stakeholders to drive the growth of the business. 

Key Responsibilities of a Finance Director (FD):

  • Leading and developing a finance team

  • Setting company budgets and offering detailed forecasts

  • Providing in depth benchmarking and competitor analysis

  • Business partnering with local site accountants to analyse the performance of individual sites and draw regional comparisons

  • Oversight of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting compiled by the finance team

  • Leading on internal audit and tax compliance

Desired Skills and Experience of a Finance Director (FD):

  • Must be fully ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified

  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills

  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff

  • Excellent Excel skills

London is one of the largest capital cities in the world with nearly 9 million people now living there. London has expanded exponentially over the last two years as people have moved to find a better way of life and to find better work. 

London has many tourist attractions which pull millions of people to the capital every year, ranging from the royals at buckingham palace to the food markets on brick lane and East London.

London has some of the most reputable educational establishments with the highest amount found in the smallest area in the world. With Universities like UCL, Kings College, London School of Economics and many more.

London has one of the biggest financial districts in the world with large banks headquartering here including HSBC, Barclays, Citi Bank to name a few, many global companies come to raise money and find investors with London being the focal point.

Over the last ten years with the rise of the internet, more start ups have decided to locate themselves here as some of the brightest minds in the world decide to move and live here. With the Financial Services industry booming, small companies have a great platform to raise money whilst also having an excellent location to market their products from.