Interim Finance Director - Bristol

£120,000-£140,000 - Finance Director
Ref: 545 Date Posted: Friday 01 Jul 2022
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Company

Leading retail and commercial financial services business based in the South West now has an opening for an Interim Finance Director to work with the senior executive team to lead the future business strategy of Group, providing both management and the Board with financial information and insights to underpin key business decisions.  With a presence in nearly every community, the organisation continues to strengthen its position in the marketplace and as such this role represents a compelling opportunity for a senior finance leader to join its SLT.

 

Role

Coaching and leading a multi-disciplinary finance team, you will build outstanding relationships across the organisation and be comfortable working with executive level stakeholders.  With a hand-on approach, responsibilities will include oversight of planning and preparation of key activities of the reporting cycles, consolidation of the Group financial data and generation of plc Report and Accounts, including business performance analysis, financial statements and corresponding notes and regulatory and narrative reporting.  You will also take a lead role in implementing change and business improvement across the team and wide function, championing and driving continuous re-engineering activities.

 

About You

Suitably qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA you will bring strong financial/regulatory reporting and accounting skills, preferably within a financial services, banking, insurance or investments setting.  You will have a good understanding of the general insurance market and knowledge of capital management and investments and proven experience of leading a team with the ability and willingness to challenge the status quo, seeking process improvement and greater insight.  This role is initially offered on an 18 month contract basis.  Benefits include strong basic salary, car allowance, contributory pension and bonus.