Finance Director
London - Excellent, plus attractive benefits

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Posted: 02 March 2017

The ACT is a high profile, not for profit, chartered professional body working for their members worldwide to raise standards and champion development in treasury, risk management and corporate finance.

As the world’s leading examining body for treasury, providing benchmark qualifications and continuing professional development, the ACT defines and promotes best practice in treasury and makes representations to Government, regulators and standard setters.

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for an outstanding finance professional with a proven track record of developing and delivering effective strategic financial planning and producing budgets, reports, forecasting and analysis to meet business aims. Reporting into the newly appointed Chief Executive, the Finance Director will play a key role within the Executive team, whilst heading up finance and other support services, including Information Systems (IS) in the first instance. 

Initially managing a team of 5-6 staff, your key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Acting as a strategic business partner, you will deliver accurate, timely and relevant information to the Chief Executive, council and other stakeholders
  • Collaborating with the wider Executive team to ensure overall strategic development of the ACT is progressed
  • Supporting the key objectives of the Head of IS

The successful candidate must be a credible, professionally qualified accountant with exemplary leadership skills, high standards and strong attention to detail. You must be a naturally strategic thinker, and a robust, clear communicator to enable you to build effective relationships and influence individuals at all levels, in and out of finance. Your significant experience will have been gained from either a public or commercial sector organisation. You will be comfortable at managing operational finance and ensuring a best practice mentality throughout the finance and IS functions. 

For further information on the opportunity please contact Adrian Watts from Allen Lane on 0207 101 8807 or 0781 629 0865 at any time.  Please send through your CV, supporting statement and current remuneration to act@allenlane.co.uk by Sunday 26th March 2017.

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