Accounting & Finance

Director of Finance

£110k - £110k per annum

City of London, London

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About the role:

Goodman Masson are thrilled to be partnered with Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) to find their new Director of Finance position!

PRI is backed by the UN and is the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment. It works to understand the investment implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and to support its international network of investor signatories in incorporating these factors into their investment and ownership decisions.

They are looking for a strong leader to take responsibility for overseeing all financial aspects of PRI’s entities and driving the company’s financial strategy and planning together with the Chief Operating Officer.

This role will cover the responsibility for assessing the financial performance of PRI as well as possible risks and investments by retaining constant awareness of the company’s financial position and inform Executive Team when to act to prevent problems.

Managing the Head of Financial Administration (who has two direct reports) and three Financial Planning and Analysis Analysts, the main responsibilities include:

  • Leading on the Finance Business Partnering approach by providing financial support and planning, including budgeting, forecasting and business analysis to the Executive Team.
  • Overseeing support provided to budget holders by the FP&A analysts with the annual budgeting process and monthly forecasts.
  • Leading the consolidated forecasting process to ensure accurate and timely forecasts for the business.
  • Identifying and developing financial key performance indicators to improve Executive Team insight.
  • Playing a key role in the annual planning and budgeting process in collaboration with the Director of Strategy & Transformation.
  • Overseeing the preparation of timely and detailed reports on financial performance on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis for Executive Team and Board.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong leadership skills and well-developed people management skills.
  • An ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualification
  • A proven understanding of Business Partnering within Finance, how to embed this approach and the benefits this brings
  • The ability to budget and forecast at an organisational level including understanding and mitigating risks
  • Outstanding analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent networking, stakeholder management, relationship management and interpersonal skills. Ability to forge long-term relationships and drive decision-making in diverse, multi-stakeholder groups.
  • A collaborative and consultative approach to working with others & commitment to fostering an inclusive environment locally and across colleagues globally
  • Language skills other than English.

Please reach out to if you are keen to discuss this position further.

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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