Finance Director

Finance Director

Salary: £80k – £250k (depending on experience and company size)

Also known as: Financial Director, Chief Financial Officer.

As Director of Finance you would be responsible for financial planning, financial record-keeping, financial reporting, and the management of financial risks and would normally report to the Chief Executive Officer and board of directors of a company and may also sit on the board of directors yourself.

Your duties may include

  • Provide direction and leadership to the department
  • Supervisory responsibility for accounting procedures
  • Supervisory responsibility for payroll
  • Recruitment, motivation, selection, training and promotion of financial staff
  • Advise the CEO and board of directors on financial strategy and its impact on company objectives
  • Regularly receive financial reports and compare sales and income targets and projections against the reported figures
  • Assist the board in sourcing prospects for future income by analysing financial trends and any gaps in the market or potential opportunities
  • Participate in financial, human resources and strategic planning
  • Involvement in media and stock market liaison and strategy.


  • Qualified CIMA / ACCA essential
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and best practice, software for accounting, financial statements and their preparation, payroll reporting and systems
  • Managerial experience, including management of large groups and teams
  • Need to stay up to date with changes in legislation and implement any new legal requirements
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, teambuilding, and problem-solving skills
  • Skilled communicator, with well-developed verbal, written and presentation ability
  • An accomplished manager of time and stress as well as possessing the ability to delegate effectively
  • Computer proficient, especially in specialised software necessary for the fulfilment of the role.

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