Group Finance Director

Posted 08 June 2022
Salary £90000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + benefits
Contact NamePerran Cooke

Job description

Axon Moore are exclusively working with a recently private equity backed services business based in Greater Manchester in their search for a new Group Finance Director. This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader in their industry to help steer their aggressive growth strategy towards a future exit. This acquisitive SME has a strong foundation after several strong years of trading and are continuing to build on their recent success. This new hands-on Finance Director role will be involved in all areas of the business including commercial, operations and creating a new best in practice finance function.

The role will include:
  • To develop the full finance function including management reporting, system, robust controls and processes
  • Support new M&A activity including due diligence
  • Managing and building new cashflow models
  • Partner with the Executive team, operating board and executive leaders to present, interpret and drive action plans for data and analysis produced
  • Manage WIP, and lead on on-going budgeting and forecasts
  • Build relationship with banks, insurers, solicitors and other external stakeholder relations including leading investor relations for future exit
  • Lead on internal and external reporting, production of monthly accounts, year-end and management information
  • Have full ownership of the P&L, balance sheet and commercial projects
  • Supporting the COO, the PE house and other stakeholders with any financial and commercial support
  • Ad hoc commercial/operational projects including analysing new projects to make key business decisions
You will be a fully qualified accountant from either a ACA, CIMA or ACCA background and ideally have been involved private equity or high growth exposure. You will need to have a solid level of accounting background, excellent commercial experience and use to a SME environment. This would suit someone looking to get into private equity for the first time.

Salary is £90k - £100k + bonus

For further information or for immediate consideration then please contact Perran Cooke at Axon Moore