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Finance Director - Part time

Harlow, Essex
£70,000 to £85,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Reed Finance are pleased to supporting a successful import/export business who are in need of a new Finance Director on a part time basis to provide commercial and financial stewardship across the operation.

The successful candidate will have a track record of delivery in a fast paced environment where leadership, business partnering and relationship building are key factors. You will ideally will be adept in achieving the balance between the need to remain focussed on the long term vision while balancing near term priorities. This is a part time position with flexibility around days, hours and working patterns but ideally something in the region of 25-30 hours per week is optimal.

Reporting into the Managing Director, a few key responsibilities include:

Drive commercial awareness across the business and assist strategic decision making with insightful financial analysis

Full responsibility for financial management across the business - management and group reporting, accounting, forecasting and planning, cash management and, ideally, funding expertise.

Lead and improve the business planning cycle in the business - budgeting, quarterly forecasting etc. Ensure financial planning is fully integrated into business processes

Manage and develop the team, providing leadership, guidance and challenge to drive improvement in both operational performance and engagement.

Manage the audit relationship, deliverables and review of statutory accounts.

Support and work closely with the MD in the strategic decisions and direction of the business as well as the overall monitoring of performance and growth

A few requirements in order to be considered:

You will be a fully qualified accountant with substantial PQE

Commercial mindset with credibility and track record of operating at this levelProven leadership skills both within and outside of finance, with the ability to be hands on where necessary

Experience within an SME business previously will be helpful

Previous experience working within group operations will be beneficial


Part time - flexibility around how this is worked

Competitive pension contributions

Hybrid working - potential for one day WFH each week

Free parking on site

This is a wonderful opportunity for any senior finance professional seeking a part time role. If the role is of interest please apply now or contact Daniel Cornes at Reed Finance to discuss further.

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  • Job Reference: 707315999-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: Harlow, Essex
  • Salary: £70,000 to £85,000
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent