Finance Director

Walker Hamill
London, England, United Kingdom
£100,000 - £130,000 base plus bonus
30 Oct 2018
19 Dec 2018
Contract type
Full time

This role covers all aspects of running a complex finance function which looks after a number of different entities. It is a leadership role, working closely with the head of the division to develop a function that is more closely integrated with the wider business including the investment team. The appointee will oversee all the usual, more classic finance responsibilties - such as the financial reporting for the management company, fund finance, quarterly reporting and the annual audit process. The remit will therefore also have a particular focus on:

  • Enhancing the interpretation and presentation of financial results;
  • Enhancing the budget process and financial performance monitoring, including identification of efficiencies and cost savings;
  • Enhancing the control and performance risk framework;
  • Optimising corporate structures, including a tax optimisation of activities; driving improvements in the use of technology to improve automation and efficiency; and
  • Providing high level review/challenge on complex transactions.

The appointee will be a fully qualfiied accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with signficant experience running a finance function in private equity or another fund environment. You should have a good grasp of either management company financial control, fund finance, or ideally both. Moreover the appointee should have team management experience, demonstrable leadership skills and a commercial mindset. You should be a good communicator, attentive to detail and possess the capacity do deal credibly with senior colleagues.

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