Ref - 4115 – Finance Director

Finance Director

Benjamin Edwards have recently registered an outstanding ACA Qualified Finance Director who is seeking either interim or permanent opportunities around the East Midlands Highly Commercial, Prize Winning Chartered Accountant with over 20 years PQE.  They have held a variety of Finance Director roles with Commercial, FP&A, Reporting and Project responsibilities.  More recently they have specialised in high growth investor / PE owned businesses across a variety of sectors including Utilities, SaaS, Logistics and Financial Services.  They have worked on several M&A deals including an acquisition and two £200m+ exits.      

Recent Key Achievements:-

  • Finance Director of £45m t/o PE backed high growth Financial Services and SaaS business through to a c£200m sale – team of c20
  • UK Finance Director of Energy business – leading a team of c45 through the £200m+ sale of the business including integration and subsequent development of the business.
  • Led acquisition and integration of a c£450m t/o B2C and B2B competitor
  • Divisional Finance Director of a logistics business – team of c30 (Group turnover c£1.3bn)
  • improved profitability including £3m pa pricing, £3m pa COGS savings, £5m+ pa collections improvements and £5m Revenue Assurance.
  • Restructured and strengthened the team to substantially improve performance  and transform employee engagement
  • Step changed financial control and efficiency through a Systems optimisation project
  • Helped the business substantially exceed budget
  • Helped the JV improve reporting / forecasting and mentored their Finance team.
  • Produced the first ever Consolidated accounts for the group, going back through the financial records since inception. Set up a process to report these monthly.  Identified and implemented opportunities to improve systems automation, reporting, controls etc.
  • Delivered systems enhancements to improve efficiency and control
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