Finance Director - Interim

Posted 23 August 2023
Salary £600 - £800 per day, Benefits: Outside IR35
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameLinzie Strickland

Job description

Interim Finance Director (Outside IR35) - Manchester based with regular UK wide travel (expensed)

We have an exceptional new opportunity for an Interim Finance Director to join a prestigious and dynamic organisation who have been growing through growth and acquisitions.

As the interim Finance Director, you will play a pivotal role in restructuring the finance department of one of the recently acquired business and integrating and streamlining this with the finance department in Head Office.


Strategic Financial Leadership:
  • Provide visionary financial leadership, collaborating with the executive team to develop and execute financial strategies that align with our growth objectives. Drive financial transformation and optimisation through insightful analysis and effective decision-making.
Business Restructuring:
  • Oversee and lead the strategic restructuring of our business operations. Utilise your expertise in financial processes and best practices to streamline operations and enhance financial performance across the business
  • Demonstrate your financial acumen by effectively handling complex financial data and implementing robust financial controls.
  • Implementing processes to improve working capital. 
Revenue Recognition and Reporting:
  • Ensure accurate and timely recognition of revenue in accordance with accounting standards. Implement efficient revenue reporting mechanisms and transparency measures to provide valuable insights to the leadership team.
  • Establish strong financial controls and alignment with partners' objectives for mutually beneficial outcomes.
Stakeholder Management:
  • Engage with stakeholders at all levels, including senior executives and external parties, to provide clear financial insights, recommendations, and presentations. Enhance relationships and build trust through effective communication.
Team Mentoring and Development:
  • Mentor a team of talented finance professionals, fostering a collaborative and motivated work environment.
Person Specification:
  • Qualified UK Accountant: Hold a recognised UK accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA, ACA, CIMA) to demonstrate your expertise in financial management and compliance with UK financial regulations.
  • Finance leadership experience and restructuring, a successful track record as a Finance Director or in similar senior finance roles, particularly in high-growth and acquisitive environments.
  • Change Management: Proven experience in leading financial change initiatives and restructuring projects.
This role is based in Manchester, however there will be travel to various subsidiaries and over night stay, potentially 2 days per week, maybe more initially.