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Position title
Finance Director Guildford

FD Capital are recruiting an FD for an exciting and high-profile board-level finance position.

We are delighted to be managing an exclusive and retained search to find a new Finance Director for an entrepreneurial and fast-growing business based near Guildford.

This is the number one role in finance and will take full ownership for all accounting, finance, controls, risk and commercial decision-making.

Our client is a privately owned and sub £50m turnover business with a very exciting future. I would describe them as a scale-up business with a start-up mindset.

They have a highly entrepreneurial, fast-paced and creative board.

We are looking for an experienced Finance Director / CFO who has a track record in driving commercial growth.

The scope and potential of this role is very exciting. This company has a great platform to really grow organically or through investment & M&A.

Ideally, we are looking for someone who can immediately come in and execute what best-in-class looks like.

We need a hands-on finance leader who can tick the following boxes.

  • Qualified Accountant with a strong academic background.
  • Have had a stable and progressive career.
  • Experienced technically in building and leading a finance function.
  • Have a commercial and strategic mindset.

Your Profile

We are looking for a talented finance leader (Finance Director / CFO), who has a track record in growing and scaling businesses. You might have been a divisional finance director looking to step up, or someone at this level looking for an exciting move.

If you tick the following boxes then great!



The Role

The successful Finance Director will take responsibility for the following:

  • Act as a true business partner to the other members of the senior leadership team.
  • Build, develop and manage a best-in-class finance function with a team of 4-5 people.
  • Manage all key external relationships – audit, legal, banks and investors.
  • Act as a visible business partner to key customers and suppliers.
  • Take full responsibility for all statutory and legal accounting requirements.
  • Drive a best-in-class FP&A and MI function.
  • Oversee all processes, controls, and governance.
  • Implement controls and frameworks to manage and mitigate company risk.
  • Be a strong people leader with an effective communication style.
  • Oversee all budget requirements, planning and forecasts.
  • Manage all Tax and Treasury strategies.
  • Prepare and present all board packs and monthly management accounts.
  • Create a robust cashflow forecasting model.
  • Manage investor relationships, M&A and funding.
  • Be a visible leader across the company, uploading values and culture
  • Qualified Accountant with a strong academic background.
  • Experience of technically running a finance function.
  • Have a commercial and strategic mindset.
  • Have had a progressive and stable career to date.
Job Benefits

Salary & Benefits

£130,000 - £150,000 + Strong Bonus & Exceptional Benefits


FD Capital are a leading recruiter of Finance Directors, we serve London and the South East with a focus on technology and PE backed businesses.

Part-Time FD Kent
Interim FD London
Employment Type
Beginning of employment
1st May 2022
Duration of employment
Business 2 Business
Job Location
Working Hours
Base Salary
£130,000-£150,000 Per year
Date posted
March 9, 2022
Valid through
April 30, 2022
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