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Head of Finance

Job details

  • Reference
  • GW30823
  • Location
  • Surrey
  • Salary
  • £95000 - £110000 per annum
  • Job Type
  • Permanent
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CMA Executive are delighted to be working with this Surrey based FTSE250 Financial Services and multi award winning company, which included a 2020 award for Best Places to work in the UK. Established over 25 years ago, the business retains its entrepreneurial drive and ambition, growing to £500m and still pushing forward.

Reporting to the CFO and working closely with the business and Group, this newly created post as Head of Finance, will play a significant role in realising short and long term opportunities to drive profitability and growth.

What will the role involve:

  • Working with the business to optimise the Balance Sheet
  • Targeting short term tactical measures to improve efficiencies and cost savings
  • Identifying longer term opportunities
  • Management of IFRS9 provisioning and impairment
  • Developing and managing funding initiatives and working closely with Group Treasury to support this.
  • Project management of systems enhancement initiatives
  • Leading and developing a team of MI analysts
  • Deputising for the CFO as required

Suitable Candidate:

  • As this position is the No2 to CFO and provides succession planning into that post, our client is seeking high a calibre individual, with excellent leadership, communication and influencing skills.
  • Therefore, you will be qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), with experienced gained in a Financial Services institution, Bank, Insurance, Lending.
  • Will have a breadth of experience, combining technical, strategic, commercial and analytical.

Additional benefits and information:

  • Our client actively promotes working from home and you can expect this to vary from 2-4 days.
  • Some travel to Group in London will be required.

Please note that although CMA are actively reviewing applications for this role, given the current situation the client recruitment process may take longer than usual.

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George Weston

George Weston

Associate Director

Southampton office

023 8063 8046