Veredus have been retained by our global technology client to identify their next CFO based in London. Their principal activities are the sales and distribution of technology products in several industrial sectors and most notably telecoms, electronics, automotive and medical. This is an expanding international business of a global parent group where the CFO role has a wide remit and significant strategic input.
The finance and administration functions are presently headed by an incumbent Director & CFO who is intending to retire in 2021. Whilst leading the finance team the position also has oversight of all general administrative functions including HR and IT as well as responsibility for facilities. Additionally, the position is expected to contribute significantly to the commercial development, strategy and management of the organisation. Their London office manages European commercial activities as well as the UK.
Education: Graduate level – Account/Finance/Business
Qualification: UK or equivalent professional accounting qualification
Precursor: Demonstrated permanent right to reside and work in the UK
Experience and skills:
o Strong record in all aspects of financial management
o Ability to demonstrate a track record of success in leading or operating in a multi-faceted role
o Strong strategic business/commercial vision coupled with tenacity to maintain accuracy and timelines in reporting.
o Possess the drive and determination to implement policy decisions of the company or group
o A proven record in contributing to the commercial development of the organisation
o Possess an interest in working within a technical product sphere
o Articulate and concise. Using appropriate language for different situations
o International experience working with different compliance regulations (GAAP,SOX,J-SOX)
o Strong negotiation skills
o Team player who works well with others and can accommodate other cultures and skill sets whilst not losing sight of the key objectives
o Embracing team’s objectives, willing to assist different role(s) as required and appropriate, co-operating and contributing constructively, whilst supporting others, providing results on time and within deadline
If this role sounds of interest and you have the experience and skills, we are looking for we would welcome a more detailed discussion. In first instance please email or call.
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