Job Type: Part-Time 3 days per week intially then 2 days longer term.
Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Part-Time Financial Director (FD) to join their dynamic
Financial Services business based in London. As the FD, you will play a critical role in managing the financial aspects of our company and ensuring its long-term financial stability and growth.
This position offers flexibility and the opportunity to contribute your expertise on a part-time basis.
- Financial Strategy and Planning: Develop and implement financial strategies and plans in line with the company's objectives and long-term goals.
- Financial Reporting and Analysis: Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports, statements, and forecasts. Provide insightful analysis and recommendations to senior management based on financial data.
- Budgeting and Cost Control: Lead the budgeting process, ensuring effective cost management, and identify areas for potential cost savings and efficiency improvements.
- Cash Flow Management: Monitor and manage cash flow to ensure adequate liquidity for daily operations and support growth initiatives.
- Risk Management: Identify and assess financial risks, develop risk mitigation strategies, and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and policies.
- Financial Compliance: Ensure compliance with accounting standards, tax regulations, and other legal requirements. Liaise with auditors, tax advisors, and regulatory bodies as necessary.
- Financial Operations: Oversee financial operations, including billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger. Implement and maintain robust financial controls.
- Financial Decision Support: Provide financial analysis and guidance for business decisions, investments, and strategic initiatives.
- Stakeholder Management: Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including senior management and department heads, to provide financial insights and support decision-making.
- Team Leadership: Manage and mentor the finance team, providing guidance, training, and professional development opportunities.
- Proven experience as a Financial Director, Finance Manager, or similar role in the Financial Services sector.
- In-depth knowledge of financial principles, accounting practices, and financial regulations.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and make strategic recommendations.
- Excellent understanding of budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning.
- Proficiency in financial management software and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet applications.
- Familiarity with UK accounting standards (e.g., IFRS) and tax regulations.
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
- Strong leadership abilities, with experience in managing and developing finance teams.
- Professional qualifications such as ACA, ACCA, or CIMA are highly desirable.
- Flexibility and availability to work part-time hours as agreed.
Join their team and contribute to the success of our Financial Services business by leveraging your financial expertise in a part-time capacity. Apply today with your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role.
FD Capital are a leading recruiter of FD's and CFO's for the London Financial Services sector, visit our website at www.fdcapital.co.uk to find out more.