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UK Finance Director

Ref: MR49979

Type
Permanent
Location
Berkshire
Salary/rate
Six Figure Basic + Bonus + Benefits

Our client is a publicly listed communications company, viewed as one of the leading suppliers of business communications and cloud services technology to the UK business market. The company has an enviable track record of achieving consistent organic growth, based on its outstanding customer service, excellent network availability and resilience, innovative services and consistent market strategy.

Description

The company is currently predominantly focused on providing services to the UK business market, however, it recently made its first international acquisition as part of a broader strategy to build a stronger continental European presence.

We are currently seeking a high quality, commercial Finance Director to take full financial responsibility for the main UK business, allowing the Group CFO to focus more fully on the PLC and further developing the international acquisitions programme. This is a highly operational, business partnering role working with MDs and offering genuine client contact.

Skills

The successful candidate must be comfortable interacting with key stakeholders, must be adaptable and able to switch from broader commercial/strategic issues to more ‘hands-on” and operational role. They will have had previous management experience of leading a significant sized finance team and travel is expected between the Berkshire and London offices. You should be ACA qualified and have a strong academic background with experience working in a fast moving, high volume sales environment. Whilst a PLC, and a substantial business, the corporate culture remains fast paced and entrepreneurial.

This role will report to the Group CFO and will have regular interaction with the Divisional MD’s as well as members of the broader senior management team. This may be seen as a development role into general management as well as finance. 

This is a high profile opportunity to work for a highly profitable, growing, innovative and entrepreneurial company that is looking to embark on the next stage in its growth story.  

If this sounds of interest, please email either Mark Richards or Rory Miles at mrichards@walkerhamill.com or rmiles@walkerhamill.com quoting job reference number MR49979.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. For further information, please see http://www.walkerhamill.com/

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