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Non-Executive Director (NED) - Finance - Maritime Sector

Our client is a leading player in the maritime industry, specialising in shipping and logistics. Headquartered in the North of England, our company has a strong international presence and is renowned for its commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainable business practices.

We are seeking an accomplished and strategic financial leader to join their Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director (NED) with a specific focus on financial oversight. The NED-CFO will bring a wealth of experience to contribute valuable insights, guide financial strategy, and ensure robust governance practices within the company.

The requirement of time will be around 16-20 days per year to include 2 days quarterly for board meetings in person. Some travel will therefore be required.

  • Financial Oversight:
    • Provide independent and objective financial oversight, ensuring the financial health and stability of the company.
    • Review and advise on financial strategies, budgets, and key financial decisions.
  • Strategic Guidance:
    • Offer strategic input and financial expertise to the Board and executive team, contributing to the development and execution of the company's long-term goals.
    • Assess potential risks and opportunities related to financial matters.
  • Governance and Compliance:
    • Monitor and ensure compliance with financial regulations, industry standards, and corporate governance best practices.
    • Act as a key liaison with regulatory authorities, auditors, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Risk Management:
    • Contribute to the identification, assessment, and management of financial risks.
    • Provide guidance on risk mitigation strategies to safeguard the company's financial interests.
  • Audit and Assurance:
    • Oversee the company's audit process, ensuring the integrity of financial statements and reporting.
    • Collaborate with the audit committee and external auditors to address financial-related matters.
  • Stakeholder Relations:
    • Engage with shareholders, investors, and other stakeholders on financial matters.
    • Enhance transparency and communication regarding the company's financial performance.
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a senior finance role, preferably within the maritime sector.
  • Proven experience in financial leadership, strategic planning, and risk management.
  • Strong knowledge of international financial reporting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Track record of successfully leading and developing finance teams.
  • Familiarity with the complexities of the maritime industry is highly desirable.
Job Benefits

£120,000 - Pro-rata


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Management Accountant - Falklands
Part-Time Finance Director - Oxford
Employment Type
Beginning of employment
1st January 2024
Duration of employment
Job Location
North of England
Working Hours
Base Salary
£120,000-£120,000 Per year
Date posted
November 29, 2023
Valid through
December 31, 2023
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