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Finance Director | eCommerce

KE11280

£120-£140k (plus bonus & Equity & DOE)

London (2 days in office per week)

Permanent

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The Opportunity:

Are you a seasoned finance professional with a sharp commercial acumen and a knack for navigating the complexities of private equity? Do you have the strategic vision to steer a high-growth, £200m international ecommerce business towards a successful exit in the next 2-3 years? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

Finatal is partnering with a dynamic, one-of-a-kind and rapidly growing ecommerce company with a strong international presence, operating across the UK, EU, US, and other global markets. Backed by a leading private equity firm, the company is on a clear trajectory towards a significant exit. With a robust business model and an impressive track record, they are poised for even greater success.

The Role:

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Finance Director to join our leadership team. Reporting directly to the Group CFO, you will play a pivotal role in driving the financial strategy and performance of the business. Your primary responsibilities will include leading the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and reporting/technical accounting functions, as well as managing and developing a team of 4 direct reports and overseeing a wider team of 10.

· Lead and manage the FP&A and reporting/technical accounting functions to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.

· Develop and implement financial strategies to support the company’s growth and exit plans.

· Provide commercial insights and financial analysis to drive business performance and decision-making.

· Ensure compliance with financial regulations and standards.

· Collaborate with senior management to develop and execute the company’s strategic initiatives.

· Oversee budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning processes.

· Mentor and develop the finance team, fostering a culture of high performance and continuous improvement.

The Requirements:

· Professional finance qualification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CIMA).

· Proven experience in a senior finance role within a private equity-backed business.

· Strong technical accounting skills and commercial acumen.

· Demonstrable experience in leading FP&A and reporting functions.

· Exceptional leadership and team management skills.

· Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities.

· Based in London or West Sussex with the ability to work from the West Sussex office at least 2 days a week.

Additional:

· A pivotal role in a high-growth, private equity-backed business.

· Competitive salary with performance-related bonuses.

· Comprehensive benefits package.

· Opportunity to be part of a successful exit strategy.

· A dynamic and supportive work environment.

Application Process:

If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge and drive the financial success of a thriving international ecommerce business, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.

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