Part Time Finance Director, J58265

East of England

Exciting opportunity to join the Senior Leadership team of this ambitious East of England professional services business. Supporting their growth strategy you will be a fully qualified, technically strong Finance Director who is confident working within a complex, regulated environment and who has exceptional attention to detail. Providing essential financial reporting, compliance and Company Secretarial services, initially this will be a two-three day a week role, but it is envisaged to evolve into a full-time position within two years. The business is seeking a very collaborative, open and credible leader who will build strong relationships across the business and provide expert advice to the Board.

• Ensure systems, processes and controls are fully compliant, robust and efficient in line with regulatory requirements
• Provide insightful financial analysis on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers to support commercial decision making.
• Lead a small finance team, overseeing the accurate and timely preparation of intercompany reporting, monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements
• Investment appraisal and due diligence on potential acquisitions
• Work collaboratively with the CEO on the preparation of budgets/rolling forecasts and cash flow projections
• Ensure requisite controls, systems and infrastructure are in place to support future growth, challenging the status quo if needed.
• Build effective relationships with relevant external advisors

Essential Experience required
• Professionally qualified accountant – ACA preferred, having trained within a Top 10 firm
• Technically strong with experience of working in a regulated environment.
• Experience implementing new systems and controls for compliance and regulatory reporting
• Excellent financial modelling and analytical skills

• People, values and culture driven
• Integrity, credibility and discretion
• Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
• Encourages improvement in operational efficiencies and business processes
• Role model for professional standards

Salary c£80,000 – 90,000 pa pro rata + benefits