FD | Financial Directors

FD Capital is the UK’s leading specialist recruitment agency connecting financial service companies with experienced FDs and CFOs. Our talent pool has extensive experience working with financial services across multiple sectors, from traditional banking to fintech and cryptocurrency.

Many of our experts have over 20 years of experience in the recruitment industry, completing hundreds of successful placements. We have a wide talent pool of potential FD candidates to pull from, as well as conducting traditional recruitment.

We have a proven track record and unbeatable reputation for our tailored approach to recruitment, adopting each step of the process to suit the needs of every client. We’ll start the recruitment process by identifying the specific needs of your company to find the most suitable candidate

Finance Directors

Our FDs are available to work for London-based companies and throughout the UK, as well as working on a remote basis. FD Capital has a portfolio of financial directors available for an immediate start, specialising in areas from financial services to technology and property management.

Many of our financial executives are available to work on a part-time or fractional basis. You’ll get access to industry-leading experts without the financial burden of a full-time leadership position. Our part-time FDs are an ideal option for start-ups and SMEs seeking to scale or restructure.

Finance Director Services

Many of the FD Capital leadership team have over 20 years of experience in the recruitment industry, completing hundreds of successful placements. We have a wide talent pool of potential FD candidates to recommend and short list. Our financial directors have a range of specialisms, from engaging with private investors to implementing digital enterprise investment.

Specialist FDs

Whether it’s financial restructuring or overseeing private equity investment, our specialist FDs are on hand to take your company to the next level. The first step of the recruitment process is to determine what type of CFO who organisation needs. Our recruiters will work with you to identify any existing skills gap and the experience you need from an FD.

Portfolio FD

Many of our financial executives operate as portfolio FDs. They work with several clients on a part-time basis, often having experience in a variety of industries or specialising within a niche. Our portfolio FDs are available on hourly contracts, working either in-house or remotely. We’re making it more accessible for start-ups and SMEs to access industry-leading talent through our portfolio FDs.

Private Equity FD

Recruiting an FD provides your company with credibility for private investors, boosting your chances of a successful fundraising strategy. Our private equity FDs have a proven track record of working with venture capital, angel investors, and private equity houses. An FD can fill the skills gap of a CEO without previous fundraising experience.

At FD Capital, many of the FDs in our talent pool come from a private equity background or have extensive experience in the field. We’re uniquely positioned to provide access to the industry’s leading FDs and private equity experts.

We can connect your company with an FD who has a portfolio of delivering Series A and seed funding. Our roster of clients also includes FDs with experience working on successful IPOs and AIM listings.

If your company is funded by private equity or exploring the potential of private investors, you need an FD to support your C-suite and engage with stakeholders.

Interim FD

An interim FD is a cost-effective solution for short-term projects or to cover paternity, sickness, or career leave for an existing FD or financial executive. You can recruit an interim FD with a specific focus in mind, from debt refinancing to managing an exit strategy. Our interim FDs are available to work on a part-time, full-time, and remote basis.

Transformation and Change FD

Finance Director

Recruiting an FD is a way of investing in the future of your company by promoting transformation and change. These financial directors are recruited to drive growth or change the fortunes of struggling companies. Our FD recruiters will work with you to identify your company’s priorities and identify the best-suited candidate to transform and change your organisation.

Hiring a transformation and change FD can enable your CEO and leadership team to focus on the day-to-day running of the company, while the FD manages its long-term strategy.

Bilingual FD or CFO

Most of our Financial Directors are based in London and available to work both in-house and remotely, as well as hybrid, providing full flexibility. FD Capital is based in Great Portland Street in London with a wide network of financial professionals throughout the capital.

London Interim FD

An interim London FD can help to stabilise your organisation during times of economic upheaval and to oversee specific projects, including financial restructuring and private equity engagement. Recruiting a Financial Director on an interim basis provides flexibility, along with credibility for your organisation with private investors and traditional financial institutions.

Part-Time Finance Director London

You don’t need to be a multi-national organisation to recruit an FD in London. Dozens of our financial executives are available to work on a part-time or fractional basis for London companies. You’ll get access to industry-leading experts without the financial burden of a full-time leadership position when recruiting an FD through FD Capital.

London SAAS Finance Directors

CEOs need a trusted advisor to oversee the company’s financial health and fundraising efforts, particularly those within the SaaS industry. It’s why they turn to Finance Directors with experience working with SaaS companies throughout the seed and Series A funding process.

Our portfolio of candidates includes a range of FDs experienced within the tech industry and a background in private equity. These candidates are ideal for tech companies, including SaaS organisations, searching for an FD to spearhead their fundraising campaign, conduct internal auditing, or build investor confidence.

FD Capital has an extensive network of Finance Directors located across London with experience working in the local tech industry who understand the challenges SAAS companies face.

Recruiting FDs in the Southeast
Hire an FD

No two recruitment processes are the same. Our team has over 20 years of recruitment experience and has made hundreds of successful placements with a network of FD candidates who have worked with private and public companies. Our headhunting and traditional recruitment services provide access to both active and passive candidates throughout the Southeast.

We’ll work with you to identify your company’s needs, spot your skills gap, and determine what you need from an FD to support your long-term strategy.

Oxford FD Recruitment

FD Capital is Oxford’s leading recruitment agency for senior financial executives. Most of our Oxford Finance Directors are ACA/FCA (ICAEW) qualified accountants. Many of them are available to work in-house or remotely with immediate starts. Our Oxford FDs are available to work on a part-time, interim, or full-time basis.

Part-Time Finance Director Oxford

The changing role of Financial Directors makes them a vital part of any company’s leadership team. Oxford is one of the UK’s main business hubs in the UK with a diverse range of industries spread across the region.

A part-time Finance Director is more financially viable for start-ups and SMEs in the Oxford area. It provides the flexibility to develop the position as your company grows. Start-ups and SMEs typically don’t have a large enough workload for a full-time position, making a part-time FD the best of both worlds.

E-Commerce FD

Almost every industry is making the move to digital. An e-commerce FD has experience working across departments to deliver a cohesive financial strategy that accounts for consumer behaviour and technological trends. A financial director will implement forecasting, use MS Power BI, real-time data analysing, and KPIs that enable your company to track its development and prevent unnecessary spending.

Non-Executive FD

A non-executive Finance Director has experience across a variety of departments, including commercial, general management, and operations skills. These financial executives have soft skills that make them ideal for acting as leaders within SMEs, allowing them to implement and analyse their financial strategy

Part-Time Finance Directors

Your company doesn’t have to be public to afford a Finance Director. Investing in a Finance Director adds value to your company, whether it’s on a full-time or part-time basis.

FD Capital is committed to making Finance Directors more accessible for start-ups and SMEs by promoting part-time positions with portfolio and specialist FDs. A part-time CFO is an affordable option to grow your business without a long-term contractual obligation or the financial burden of a full-time leadership position.

Part-Time Finance Director Birmingham

Birmingham is quickly becoming a leading business hub in the West Midlands with links to financial capitals across the world. It’s quickly becoming competition for London with companies like Cadburys, Gymshark, and Lloyds Bank establishing offices in the area.

We have a portfolio of finance directors available to work locally within the Birmingham and West Midlands region on a part-time basis, either in-house or remotely.

Part-Time Finance Director Manchester

Manchester’s growing position on the international stage makes it one of the fast-growing business hubs in the UK.

Whether it’s with companies focused on research and development, e-commerce, or aviation, Manchester is full of exciting opportunities for start-ups and SMEs, nurturing industries as diverse as aviation, e-commerce, and R&D.  We’ve built a reputation for our curated and client-driven approach to recruitment in Manchester. Our goal is to connect talented financial executives with start-ups and scaling companies in Manchester looking to take the next step in their business journey.

Part-Time Finance Director Leeds

Leeds is expanding its reach as one of the leading business hubs outside of London. The city is home to companies like First Direct, Centrica, Direct Line Group, and Yorkshire Bank. Its growing transport links are allowing businesses based in Leeds to grow internationally.

Start the process of recruiting a part-time FD in Leeds by contacting our team at recruitment@fdcapital.co.uk today.

Part-Time Finance Director Bristol

Bristol was the first city in the UK to be named a ‘European Green Capital’ and is at the forefront of the emerging green industry. The city is famous for being home to some of the most innovative industries, including aerospace, electronics, and technology.

Our team of Bristol FDs are supported by our wider talent pool of financial executives based in Birmingham, Cambridge, and Manchester. A part-time Finance Director gives your Bristol-based company the ability to invest in its long-term future without the final burden of a full-time leadership role.

FAQs About FD Recruitment

Why You Should Choose an Outsourced FD

Outsourcing your FD is the most cost and time-efficient option. FD Capital prides itself on streamlining the recruitment process, working with our clients to establish a timeline that works for your short and long-term goals. Our recruitment team will oversee each step of the process with our headhunting services being ideal for companies with a short turn-around time.

Outsourcing your FD and CFO recruitment reduces risks and is a more time and cost-effective alternative to internal recruitment. Your leadership team can continue to focus on their day-to-day tasks while staying up to date throughout the recruitment process. FD Capital is the leading financial recruitment agency for full-time and part-time FD positions.

Finance Director Salary

A Finance Director’s salary will depend on the area where they’re working and the terms of their contract. A full-time Finance Director in London will make the top end of the salary range.

However, our portfolio and part-time FDs are a more affordable option for start-ups and SMEs on a tighter budget. We’re making industry-leading experts and FDs more accessible than ever by recruiting for part-time and interim FDs across London and beyond.

Interim FD Recruitment

We connect start-ups, SMEs, and scaling businesses with industry-leading financial professionals. An interim FD is the ideal solution to cover a career break or sickness leave for an existing employee or to oversee a short-term project.

Schedule a free, confidential discovery call with us today to learn more about our recruitment and headhunting services. Members of our recruitment team have over 20 years of experience with a network of candidates throughout the UK and beyond.

Begin the recruitment process by contacting our specialist FD recruitment team at recruitment@fdcapital.co.uk or by calling us at 020 3287 9501 for a no-obligation consultation.

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