Interim CFO

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Jason Atkinson

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London
+£1k per diem
Ref 9204

The Organisation:
Our client is a privately owned international development company working with multilateral donors, agencies and governments across the world. 

Roles and responsibilities: 
The Interim CFO will need to step in to fill the gap left by the departing CFO and lead on a programme of restructuring to implement efficiencies and bring stability to the organisation.  The key roles and responsibilities for the Interim CFO are to manage and maintain the financial activities of the company including team leadership.  Responsibilities include:

  • overseeing all aspects of the company’s financial strategy, budgets and annual business plans and ensure the timely flow of financial information to the Chief Executive, the Management Committee and the Board of Directors and to external parties.
  • providing a complete financial and management accounting service to enable both the Board and Management to meet statutory requirements in the UK and in its international trading and manage the audit process.
  • exercising financial control and providing advice and management of all related issues, including: tax; Treasury; budgeting and forecasting; and all financial transactions and commitments.
  • enabling the prudent management of the company’s financial resources. 
  • providing advice as a business partner on all finance related issues to the CE and senior colleagues across the business.
  • managing all reporting staff to optimise service delivery and staff development.

The Desired Candidate:

  • Chartered Accountant
  • A broad range of financial experience at a senior level in significant commercial organisations – ideally across relevant sectors including: consulting, business and professional services, supply chain & logistics, NGO/not-for-profit; and someone who has been the finance lead for major organisational restructuring programmes (interfacing with a CRO)
  • Able to develop and implement strategic development and resource plans and communicate effectively at all levels
  • Previous experience of company pension schemes
  • Maintains day-to-day financial control of service within budgets as agreed by the Board and with good commercial and business awareness.
  • Corporate governance understanding and adherence.
  • Confident in advising senior colleagues, Board and stakeholders on financial matters.

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply via the relevant fields on the webpage or email: [email protected]

 

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