How to find a part time FD

How to find a part time FD?

If you are reading this post then its likely you are a growing business and a owner who has come to the realisation that their finance department has fallen behind the growth and development of the rest of the business.  This is a positive situation to be in, you’ve reached the stage where you need to bring someone in who can help take your business along and up to the next level.

You’ll be amazed how much of a difference bringing in a senior financial professional can make.  Firstly finance directors come on-board for the long haul, a finance director role isn’t temporary or short term, its a senior management role and one which is about learning and understanding a business then helping that business grow and develop in the best way.

Often we see finance departments that are doing the basics well, but just aren’t adding the value that a finance function should,  to drive a business forward business owners need to understand their profitability by product and customer, and to understand the credit risk that each customer and supplier represents.

It you need help to raise external funds, from banks or private equity houses, then an experienced FD will be very experienced in the production of these sorts of models and familiar with the likely criteria banks use to determine loan applications.  If you need to raise private equity then having someone with a lot of connections to private equity houses will be really useful.

About FD Capital Recruitment

FD Capital was formed in 2018 and we started with a single Finance Director working for a single customer, but we’ve grown quickly and now work with multiple clients across London and the West Midlands and advertise roles for our clients when they need permanent roles or even international ones. We are based in Great Portland Street, London.

Do you need an FD for your business?

If you are looking for an FD for your company then reach out to us, we are a specialist Finance Director recruitment service.  We offer Finance Directors and Chief Financial Officers on a part-time and full-time basis.   We also offer specialists in a variety of disciplines.

We have FD’s and CFO’s that cover the London and South East areas.

Our London FD’s live in – Hampstead Village, Balham, Battersea and Wembley

The wider South East team are based in Croydon and Crawley.

Which means we can cover all areas within the M25 and the areas around Gatwick and down to Brighton.

We also have a network of experienced professionals to draw upon in other areas of the South East such as Maidstone Kent and Guildford in Surrey.

So if your business is based in London in the South East reach out to us today.

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.

West Midlands and Shropshire

Our West Midlands team cover Shropshire and the areas around Birmingham.

Currently we have FD’s in Telford, Wolverhampton and Central Birmingham giving us good coverage from South Cheshire, up to and around Knutsford across Birmingham and down to Droitwich.

If you are a candidate with expertise in any of the above disciplines or an active interest in breaking into them, please reach out for a chat with us today, we are always looking for additional skills to add to our database.

We are always interested to hear from new businesses, if you are an SME based in London or the West Midlands then we are keen to speak with you, we have a lot of experience with PE Houses. We specialise in Finance Director and CFO Recruitment.

Are your looking for an FD role?

If you are looking for part-time FD roles then call us today as we may need additional resource ourselves.  Make sure to check our FD and CFO Job Board on a regular basis.

To get an understanding of the areas we cover please review the following pages to see the disciplines currently on offer:-

  • Part Time FD’s – This is our main focus covering the London and West Midlands areas.
  • Portfolio FD’s – Part Time FD’s who work for multiple businesses.
  • Private Equity FD’s – Finance Directors with experience of working with Private Equity Houses and Venture Capitalists.
  • Interim FD’s – Finance Directors needed for short periods.
  • Turnaround FD’s – Finance Directors with particular experience of distressed situations and turnarounds.
  • E-Commerce FD – Finance Directors with expertise with E-Commerce website and Search marketing.
  • Non-Executive FD – Non Executives or NED’s with finance expertise for boards.

Hopefully you can see that we are a niche agency and specialist / boutique finance house offering recruitment but also professional solutions through executive recruitment.

Are your a business looking for a Part-Time or Full-Time FD?

FD Capital Recruitment are based in Great Portland Street, London and are a leading provider of part-time and full-time FD’s and CFO’s we cover London and South East plus Oxford from our London office and the West Midlands from our Shropshire office.

We offer specialist FD’s and CFO’s if you need a particular industry expertise or a Turnaround or E-Commerce specialist then reach out to the team today as we have really excellent candidates available some for an immediate start.

Our team is made up of Experienced Finance Directors, Chief Financial Officers and recruitment professionals, which means we are really experienced in all aspects of FD and CFO roles.

 

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