New opportunities are always arriving in at FD Capital Recruitment and as a result we regularly get offered roles that our internal team can’t take on because we are either too busy or the role concerned is outside of our preferred work area. We are therefore always on the lookout for new talent to add to our database of candidates. If you are looking for your next FD or CFO opportunity then please reach out to us.
We now have our own Jobs board which we update regularly with opportunities as they come in, please check our FD and CFO opportunities job board here.
About FD Capital Recruitment
FD Capital are a niche senior finance recruitment network of Finance Directors and CFO’s working together with professional recruiters, we have been active in the senior financial professional recruitment niche since 2018 and are based in Great Portland Street, London. Our work is split between Part-Time, Interim and Permanent roles, around 50% of our portfolio is currently part-time, though interim and perm roles are growing faster currently.
We also offer a range of specialist FD and CFO where the opportunities arise, our current specialisms include:-
- Experience with Private Equity / Venture Capital backed businesses.
- Turnaround / Business recovery situations
- E-Commerce knowledge of SEO/Search Marketing is an increasingly valuable skill
- Bi-Lingual skills
- Non-executive roles.
If your have any if these skills make sure to highlight them on your CV and covering letter.
Finances have always been the backbone of any business, but it has taken on new importance in recent years. Your CFO or FD works in partnership with the CEO to drive the business forward. Gathering the data and information is only half the battle, as the FD is the person who will analyse the information and provide the commentary to help it make sense to the rest of the company. This data feeds into the strategic goals of the organization and brings them to f ruition.More of the finance side of every business is becoming automated. You no longer need a full financial department for your business. Thins like your payroll and expenses can be automated with the help of an FD who oversees the process and ensure the data capture is correct.
What can an FD or CFO do for me?
You might be wondering what a CFO or FD 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 FD 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 FD 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 FD on board can help you implement the strategies you need to achieve them.
Is every FD a Chartered Accountant?
Most FDs are ACA/FCA qualified, while some are CIMA qualified. Our team will work to match the skill set of our FDs to match your needs. We will always put forward the best CFO or FD for your company.Hiring a part-time FD means that you can take advantage of the same expert knowledge and the individual’s experience within the industry without the extra financial cost of hiring someone full-time. Choosing a part-time or full-time FD will depend on the needs of your business.
What areas are FD Capital looking for FD’s in?
As we add new areas to our coverage we need candidates in those areas, see the footer of this page for our update to location list.
Currently we are looking for experienced Finance Directors who are interested in or already worked as Part Time FD’s in the following areas:-
Oxford, Cardiff, Brighton and Bournemouth, plus of course London (all areas) Please use the form on our contact us page to reach out to us.
WHY RECRUIT AN FD OR CFO?
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.
Some of the key benefits provided by a CFO or FD include:Insights into company performance to improve profits.Introduces better controls and systems.Improves cash forecasting and management.Utilizes forecasting, modelling, and planning.Increases the company’s credibility with external parties, including banks and PE houses.Brings experience and expertise in a niche field.Allows your company to plan for the future and formalize business strategy.Recruit skilled employees to up-scale your business.
Are you a business looking for an FD or CFO?
If you are reading this page and are a business looking to recruit an FD, either part-time, full-time or on an interim basis, then we would love to hear from you. We have offices in London and the West Midlands and are always open to site visits elsewhere in the UK. Please reach out to us using the contact us form or call our main number on 020 3287 9501