Group Finance Director

Asset Management

Ref: SK51979

Type
Permanent
Location
London
Salary/rate
Competitive, six figure salary + excellent bonus potential

We're acting on behalf of an established, global asset management firm to appoint a Group Finance Director. It is a highly successful organisation with an outstanding investment record that has scaled significantly in recent years. We're seeking an experienced finance professional, from either investment management or Financial Services who will be able to lead and develop a high-performance Group Finance team. It is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious accountant to further their career.

Description

The role will be highly visible within the organisation, providing key support to the Group COO/CFO.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead a high-performing Group Finance function and provide excellent leadership and direction to the team, setting achievable but challenging objectives and monitoring progress.
  • Own a first-class governance and control environment capable of responding to the requirements of a growing business.
  • Implement and continually develop and improve a suite of robust, auditable processes and controls relevant to key business risks.
  • Deliver timely, reliable and commercially focused management information to inform and shape the strategic direction of the business.
  • Continually monitor business progress against budget, understanding rationale for any variance, and using this to maintain tight cost control.
  • Understand and support the group capital structure and have oversight of debt compliance.
  • Consider existing processes and functional challenges and make recommendations for solutions and improvements.
  • Deputising for the CFO when required, including at Board level.

Skills

The appointee will be a qualified accountant working as a Finance Director or Financial Controller within Investment Management in London. We would also consider candidates coming from the wider Financial Services sector with directly relevant Group Finance experience. 

Apply

To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Sean Keyes: skeyes@walkerhamill.com, quoting reference SK51979.

Please note that due to the expected volume of applications we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been the leading recruiter of Finance Directors, Financial Controllers and Fund Accountants to UK and European private equity firms for over 30 years. We work with a highly diversified client group, including buyout funds of all sizes, growth & venture capital investors, real estate funds, co-investment vehicles, secondaries funds and fund of funds. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see: www.walkerhamill.com.

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