Group Finance Director - Part Time

Financial Services

Ref: SK52408

Permanent, Temporary & Contract
£100,00 - £140,000 base + bonus + package

We've been appointed to find a Group Finance Director on behalf of an investment management firm. It's an established firm that has undergone significant growth in the past five years. We are looking for an experienced Finance Director to help lead and manage the finance team deliverables as an able lieutenant to a long-serving CFO. The role will have able support from above and below and therefore the core deliverable - co-ordinating and management of the group finance team - should be executable on a three-day per week basis.


The appointee will oversee a large team, with two direct reports, who will line manage small teams each. As Group Finance Director, the CFO will need you to coordinate, plan, manage and lead the team. Moreover, the CFO would like the Group Finance Director to introduce more rigour to the current, processes and reporting. The finance function is in a productive, serviceable state but there is an opportunity to create efficiencies, ensure errors or inconsistencies are spotted earlier and, in short, to create more time for the CFO and Group Finance Director to focus on the value-add, as opposed to review.

  • Leadership and development of the group finance team
  • Lead the budgeting, forecasting and planning process across the group
  • Understand the performance drivers and challenge the risks & opportunities
  • Assist in the development of longer-term growth strategies
  • Reviewing audited fund financial statements
  • Support (and in the future potentially lead) the portfolio reporting and valuation process
  • Oversight for the structuring of new funds


The appointee must be an experienced Financial Controller or Finance Director who's spent their career in the investment management sector. 


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Sean Keyes:, quoting reference SK52296.

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:

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