• Ref: HT1010

    Interim Finance Director (Technically-focused)

    PE-Backed Retail Business Interim
    PE Portfolio
    United Kingdom
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    The opportunity

    A PE-backed retail business based in Central London is looking for an Interim Finance Director to lead its finance function during a period of growth and change. This is a high-profile role within the business and requires someone who can hit the ground running and make a real impact. 

    The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with a strong technical background and a track record of driving financial performance in a retail or consumer goods business. You will have a deep understanding of financial reporting and control frameworks, and the ability to implement and maintain robust systems and processes. 

    The role

    • Provide strategic and operational financial leadership to the business 
    • Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports and analysis 
    • Ensure the development and implementation of effective financial controls and systems 
    • Drive the budgeting and forecasting process, working closely with business leaders to ensure robust plans are in place 
    • Lead the preparation of the company's financial accounts, ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations 
    • Act as a key point of contact for investors, auditors and other stakeholders, providing financial guidance and support as needed 

    The requirements

    • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) 
    • Strong technical finance background, with experience in a retail or consumer goods business 
    • Excellent knowledge of financial reporting and control frameworks 
    • Proven experience of leading and developing a finance team 
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in a fast-paced and challenging environment 
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
    • Ability to hit the ground running and make a real impact 


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    Harry Turner

    Harry joined Finatal in 2022 as a Consultant in the Interim Finance Practice. He places high-profile interim finance professionals at pace across private equity portfolio businesses.

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