Group Finance Director

Job Title: Group Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnham, Surrey
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum
Reference: 0320221_1615387620
Contact Name: Lisa Collins
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2021 14:47

Job Description

Key Leadership role for a business experiencing continued growth.

Group role looking after multiple sites.

Client Details

My client is a newly formed hospitality and retail group that is has been heavily investing in its portfolio to create the new group as it stands currently. Due to this increase in size they need to recruit a Finance Director to sit across the overall group. The environment is a start-up essentially, so very fast-paced, lots of change and they require someone happy to help the business grow further.

They are highly acquisitive and are looking to bring people in to streamline processes and continue their growth.


The role requires a proven Group Finance Director within an SME/Start up environment that is keen to deliver continued growth and set new records with the business. The role will be made up of the following:

- Manage the audit, liaise with the auditors

- Contact for tax queries - VAT, PAYE, planning and structures

- Management of all Treasury matters - banking, loans and covenants

- Lead contact for insurance, compliance and risk

- Consolidation of group entities, including acquisitions

- Cash-flow, business plans and fundrasing responsibilities

- Overall responsibility for financial accounting, payroll and company secretarial

- Create financial models and board reports

- Implementation needed of a system to monitor various budget milestones, business plan, acquisitions and investment decisions

- Strong systems and excel experience very beneficial


The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA-ACCA-CIMA) and a proven Group Finance Director.

Must have exposure to working in an SME/Start-up environment and ideally within the Retail or Hospitality sector with experience of a multi-site environment.

Job Offer

The role is paying a very competitive salary of over £100,000, with a max of around £130,000 + benefits.

It is a permanent role, based in Surrey, reporting to the Business leaders and having responsibility for a multi-site, high growth business.