Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: bonus and benefits
Reference: 3665077_1574267505
Contact Name: Nicholas House
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 20, 2019 16:31

Job Description

Finance Director job in London, define and execute the strategic planning at this private equity backed business.

Your new company
This newly acquired FMCG business operates in the healthcare space and are eager to restructure and subsequently grow their presence internationally ahead of a sale with their new private equity owners.

Your new role
Working with the CEO, you'll define the 5-year business plan to drive financial and operational excellence ahead of an exit in the years to come. Leading a small team of 3, initially covering their UK operations whilst the group also operates across Europe, the US and APAC. Harnessing the strategic vision of the company this will include maintaining a stable financial reporting framework and producing useful management information to support the business as it continues to scale. Given the collaborative nature of the business you will be consistently business partnering with the technology, clinical, sales and marketing teams to ensure you understand the intricacies of operations.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a sound technical understanding from completing your ACA, ACCA or CIMA accounting qualification, and experience of working in a small to medium sized business to comprehend the full reporting process. You will also be able to demonstrate a background of working in a private equity environment, with turnaround, restructuring and ideally M&A experience. If you've got experience of working in a pharma, B2C, ecommerce or subscriptions-based business model that would be great but not essential.

What you'll get in return
You'll get the opportunity to work with a highly regarded private equity house, in addition to a strong internal leadership team. An exciting opportunity to support a newly acquired business set their 5-year business plan and execute it for an exit presents a genuine business opportunity. Based in their London offices, it's easily accessible from around the city.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click "apply" and forward me an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call now for more details.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you're a qualified accountant looking for a new job in finance, contact Nicholas House at Hays Senior Finance team in Central London.

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