Finance Director

Sector:Financial Services
Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£125,000 per annum
Town/City:Central London
County:Greater London
Job ref:607-8
Post Date:17. 01. 2024
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About the Role

Harper May is presently working in collaboration with a leading Financial Services Group. With an excellent reputation for trustworthiness and customer-centricity, it has emerged as the preferred option for individuals and businesses in search of high-quality financial solutions. Currently, our client is in need of a Finance Director to oversee their team.

The ideal candidate should be fully qualified, with a preference for individuals with prior experience in the Financial Services sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the financial operations reporting to group CFO

  • Manage the finance team to meet month end reporting requirements

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.

  • Assist in accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.

  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.

  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.

  • Monitors and analyses department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions as needed.

  • Development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.

  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.

  • Support Director with special projects and workflow process improvements as required.

  • Manage the accounting team.

Qualifications/Skills

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified or equivalent

  • Proven experience in finance management.

  • Financial Services sector experience preferred

  • Good communication skills.

  • Strong leadership qualities.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals.

  • Auditing experience.

  • Compliance oriented.

  • Proficiency in accounting software.

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