Finance Director Recruitment
Are you recruiting a Finance Director or FD for your business? Do you need a talented FD to help your business reach its full potential? Then you are in the right place? Talk to FD Capital Recruitment today and we’ll find the perfect FD or CFO for you and your business.
We understand that the chemistry has to be right amongst the senior management team, and a new FD needs the skills and experience to perfectly match to your business requirements. Finding that perfect match is what we do.
Hiring an FD or CFO means that you can have a dedicated person on your team to deal with the financial side of your business. Not everyone who starts a business comes f rom within the industry or has the knowledge to do things like forecasting or troubleshooting. With an FD, you get to take advantage of their skills and experience to get your business back on track or smash your growth goals.The role of FD or CFO is as much about strategy and planning as it is about monitoring the company’s cash flow.
For any company to implement a new strategy, you need to have someone on your team with the specialist skills and knowledge to access your current systems and implement alternatives.Bringing a Finance Director on board is a major decision that you want to get right. Our guide is designed to help you make the right decision for you and your business.
Why Use FD Capital Recruitment for your executive recruitment?
As we are experienced Finance Directors ourselves we are ideally placed to understand the needs of clients looking for senior finance professionals. We help a business define the real requirements of the role, by understanding the importance of a cultural fit and then advising on the correct selection and if the best solution is for a Finance Director full time, part-time, permanent or temporary.
The position of CFO or FD is one of the most versatile in any company. Their role is to help you meet your financial goals and scale up your business, whether it’s through fundraising or company expansion.You might decide it’s time to recruit a CFO or FD if you want help with fundraising through government programs or private investors. If you have a merger or acquisition on the horizon, a CFO can ensure the transition is streamlined and runs smoothly. One reason companies choose to recruit an FD is that they are planning to enter a new niche or want to expand their market share in an existing one.
Our network of FD’s are experienced in all of these areas.
Do You Need a Finance Director or Chief Financial Officer?
The professionals we’ve placed have made real impacts on the companies they were placed in. They have lead MBO’s, delivered fund raises, undertaken successful refinancing, conducted due diligence and M&A activity, led successful exits and strategic planning whilst also being a key business partner to the CEO and the rest of the board.
Finance Directors should be qualified accountants ideally ACA (ICAEW qualified) and should also have extensive experience in dealing with commercial decisions, external stakeholders and other board members.
It’s important to have experience in a financial management role and with effective cost control and cash management. Evidence of strong leadership is important, especially concerning the development of staff, as are excellent communication skills.
Sometimes a more heavy weight candidate is required and the role is better described as a CFO rather than an FD. Some organisations prefer the use of the CFO title as it fits better with an organisation that uses C Suite titles.
What can an FD do for my business?
You might be wondering what a CFO or Finance Director could do for you as a business owner or MD. Adding an FD to your team can be a gamechanger for your company and how you operate day-to-day.Having an FD on board can free up your time, as they’ll oversee all the financial aspects of your business that might otherwise distract you f rom other important elements. When an FD can analyse your performance, they can implement systems that will boost your company’s performance and potentially save you money long-term.Most SMEs choose to bring an Finance Director on board as they don’t have a finance department. In this scenario, having a CFO or FD can streamline the processes within your business. Whether it’s making the accounting process easier or implementing systems, your Finance Director can help you save time or money daily.The manner of their job means that CFO or FDs can have difficult conversations on your behalf, whether it’s a contractor failing to pay on time or a difficult customer. One of their primary responsibilities is to help you manage your cash flow.When you have a CFO or FD, they should be one of the most senior employees within your company. As they oversee your finances, you can involve them in the everyday decision-making process to help you manage your funds while hitting your goals. If you have ambitious goals for your company’s future, having an Finance Director on board can help you implement the strategies you need to achieve them
Recruiting an FD?
Recruitment of FD’s and CFO’s is what we do best! Talks to use today and let us find you the perfect candidate. Often one of our in-house team is available for an immediate start call us on 020 3287 9501 for an initial chat.
If you need a specialist FD then we are the people to talk to. Our team have a wide range of experience:-
- E-Commerce Expertise
- Turnaround specialists
- PE House / Venture Capital specialists
- Rapid Growth situations
- Debt refinancing
- Distressed situations
- Mergers and Aquisitions
We are confident whatever your business requirements are, we can find the perfect match for your business and situation.
FD Recruit / CFO Recruit
We know there are many competitors in the market, but given the opportunity we are confident you will find us the best people to work with. Being FD’s and CFO’s ourselves we know the roles, and having been active in the Recruitment niche since 2018 we know how FD / CFO Recruitment works, let us Recruit the perfect FD or CFO for you.