Financial Management

There’s not just strength in numbers, there’s success too – watch your finance department flourish with the help of Green Park.

Green Park has a proven track record delivering roles at the highest levels of finance, from Finance Managers up to CFO roles, spanning both the Private and Public Sectors - which you can see in full below.

If your organisation requires a senior finance executive - on either an interim or permanent basis - please call Steve Baggi (search) or James Hunt (interim) on 020 7399 4300.

As with our other senior practices, you can trust our strategic focus, attention to detail and commitment to building a deep understanding of your business challenges before we agree to undertake your resourcing initiative.

What's the secret behind our success? We are specialists in helping our clients to identify and attract senior finance professionals with the business critical skills sets to make a significant difference, coupled with the cultural fit and behavioural aspects that match the particular organisation.

Combined with the most robust resourcing methodologies in the industry, you’ll have access to the best networks of finance talent relevant to your organisation, as well as market leading candidate assessment innovations.

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Finance roles which we are regularly undertaken to deliver include both interim and permanent placings of the following:

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Finance Director
  • Financial Controller
  • Head of Finance 
  • Finance Manager
  • Treasurer
  • Accountant

Track Record

Group CFO
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
KM6835
Location:
London
Salary:
£150,000 - £200,000 + benefits

The Client

My client is a group of companies who is looking for a Group CFO to drive the business forward

The Assignment

You will be responsible for  Finance , Risk, Compliance,  IT, IR  and Procurement

  • Managing the capital and its implication to the Boards and CEO’s .
  • Overseeing Corporate Finance deals and the structuring of the se opportunities
  • Managing the external relationships  with the regulator, banks, HMRC, Auditors.
  • Driving growth and profit through the organisations.
  • The role will have day to day responsibilities for managing a team

The Manager

The suitable candidate will have

  • Worked for small or medium size financial services organisations
  • At least five years managing broad business relationships
  • Driven growth through an organisations
Interim Deputy Director of Finance
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6713
Location:
Midlands
Salary:
£450 - 500
Duration:
3 Months

Our client, a leading charity, is looking to hire an Interim Deputy Director of Finance for a period of 3 months.


The organisation has a stable team of long standing individuals with a strong infrastructure so the crux of the role will be to build capacity, resilience and a fresh approach to a well-established team.

The role will also involve looking at external opportunities for the organisation, new projects involving local authority fee negotiations, management information and detail for analytical review, supporting the business development team in bidding for contracts and preparing business plans and improving cashflow by monitoring and recovering the long-standing debtors.

Finally the interim will be tasked with delivering the finance models for capital and building projects.


Applicants will have experience of negotiating with local authorities and will have experience of operating in a mid-sized charity.

Interim Finance Business Partner Resourcing
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6310
Location:
London
Salary:
£480 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our central government client is looking for x2 Finance Business for 6 months + to provide strategic financial leadership to Deputy Directors and Head of Group, working together to improve the business.
Responsibilities

The interim will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:-

Strategy & Planning

  • Accountable for the financial input into the development of the business plans for the units and groups supported over the short, medium and long term
  • Responsible for assisting in the development of the Finance Business Partnering Group business plans
  • Responsible for contributing to the development of the F&A Directorate business plans
  • Accountable for the clear presentation of strategic options analysis and financial position to support decision making.


Stakeholder Engagement

  • Responsible for ensuring regular contact is maintained with external stakeholders, Deputy Directors, Heads of Group and other senior stakeholders across the groups and business units supported, building, maintaining and influencing effective key stakeholder relationships with and on behalf of the SFBP (Senior Finance Business Partner), HFBP ( Head of Finance Business Partner) and F&A Directorate
  • Working closely with stakeholders within the F&A Directorate to ensure an understanding of group in year forecasts and variances and their alignment with central planning assumptions;

Expert Financial Advice

  • Accountable to the Senior SFBP for financial oversight of group and business unit budgets, ensuring overall financial control by engaging and influencing the Deputy Directors, accountable budget holders and relevant stakeholders. In turn, the FBP must effectively manage the business partner teams to be responsible for ensuring effective financial control from their respective accountable budget holders;

Decision Making

  • Accountable for understanding and providing insight into the business unit and group financial position against business performance to challenge and support informed decision making
  • Responsible for ensuring FBPs within the team instigate and maintain regular and effective contact with stakeholders, providing expert analysis and challenging and influencing strategic decision making;

The Interim Manager
The interim:

  • Must have IFAC qualification
  • May be required to hold or undertake additional qualifications or accreditations specific to the role e.g. IACCM certification
  • Will report to the Senior Finance Business Partner
Interim Management Accountant
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PW6608
Location:
London
Salary:
£450-£550 per day
Duration:
3 Months+

Our client is looking for an interim Management Accountant to assist with the following deliverables:

Management Restructure Budget Alignment:
To work with the design lead for Corporate Core to ensure interim management structures are able to be funded from within the present budget provisions and work with Finance to align budgets accordingly

Cost modelling of support services for new arm's length entities:
To model and agree the appropriate cost provisions of support services provided by the council to new arm's length organisations

Coordination of zero based budgeting for the new corporate core (i.e. support services):
Detailed modelling of the financial options and costs of running a new 'leaner' organisation based on the organisation being smaller in size as a result of programmes and the segregation of arm's length organisation from the council

Information Technology Cost Modelling:
Leading the technology team in the development of an approach to appropriately cost IT transfer to new arm's length organisations. Including costs of licenses, desktop kit, infrastructure etc.

Please only apply if you have recent experience working with a Local Authority.

Interim Finance Director
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JN6351
Location:
London
Salary:
£950 Per Day
Duration:
6 Months

Client description
Green Park are partnering an internationally renowned Private Equity house in the consideration of divesting assets within their portfolio.

As part of this strategic project we will require an Interim Finance Director to join the leadership team for a period of up to 6 months.

Assignment description
The Private Equity house has ear marked two potentially assets to divest, both surround a high street retail propositions, turnovers circa £200 million each which have operations covering +20 countries across direct retail, franchise and wholesale.

We require a proven Interim Finance Director to become a critical part of the leadership team for a period of 6 months. The role will encompasses a cradle to grave financial review and ultimately recommend an outcome.

Candidate description
You will need to be an established Finance Director with substantial experience within Private Equity to be considered for this opportunity, this experience will ideally be based around retail propositions within branded environments, however we will consider consumer businesses that sit within Private Equity backed portfolios.

For more information please contact James Nash

Interim Contract Lead
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6311
Location:
London
Salary:
£500 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client a leading Central Government department are looking to hire an Interim Contract Lead for a period of 6 months in what will be a new role for the organisation.

The Interim Assignment
Following a recent review of the organisations key performance measures the interim will be tasked with supporting the renegotiation of some of the organisations current contracts with the sole aim of saving money without compromising delivery. This role will also include due diligence of new contract proposals, development and delivery of business cases  to support new contracts and supporting existing programmes with the Cabinet Office approval process. Finally they will be responsible for the affordability analysis of new contract proposals.

The Interim Manager
Applicants will have demonstrable experience of the above tasks including and specifically experience of navigating the Cabinet Office approval process

x2 Interim Lead Accountant
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6313
Location:
London
Salary:
£480 per day
Duration:
6 months +

The Client

Our central government client is looking for 2x Lead Accountants for 6 months+ who will be responsible for the successful delivery of core financial accounts on a quarterly basis.

Responsibilities

The interim manager will be responsible for:

  • The preparation of the core financial accounts in accordance with the Treasury’s Finance Reporting Model and all applicable Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Maintaining a clear audit trail of trial balances, post closure journals and audit adjustments. 
  • Managing, preparing or checking all notes and disclosures to the Core accounts, ensuring all such notes and disclosures are compliant with the FReM and IFRS
  • Liaising with FM&C team to ensure the consolidation of non current assets notes and disclosures are complete, and have a clear audit trail. 
  • Candidate will be assessed under 4 competencies, Setting Direction, Delivering Results, Engaging People and Specific Skills and Behaviours:  

The Interim Manager

  • The interim will report to the Financial Accounts Team Leader and line management of 3 direct reports – 2 at M level and one at EO level
  • Travel may be required
  • IAFC Professional Accountancy qualification 
  • At least three years’ post qualification experience in a relevant area within financial accounting.

 

Interim Business Change Data Programme Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM6255
Location:
London
Salary:
£750 - £850 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client is a financial services organisation and who are now looking for an Interim Business Change Data Programme Manager to define the programme of work around the use of data within the business.


The Interim Assignment
You will be looking at the impact of data protection on the broader programme.

This will include:

  • Understanding the restrictions of data usage under the Data Protection Act
  • Understanding how data can be used efficiently within the business to create competitor advantages
  • Oversea a number of Business Data Projects simultaneously running 
  • Insuring strong governance and controls are in place
  • Managing a complex group of stakeholder

The Interim Manager
You will have run business data programmes from inception through to delivery and have an understanding of the impact of data on an organisation. Experience of dealing with complex stakeholders is a must as is Financial Services experience. You must also be available at very short notice.  

Interim Director of Finance
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6246
Location:
South West
Salary:
£600 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client an international charity are looking to hire an Interim Director of Finance for 6 months.

The Interim Assignment
The organisation is circa £16 million turnover and has recently experienced a change in a traditionally stable board including a new Chief Executive and Fundraising Director. The interim Finance Director will be tasked with providing assurance to the board and trustees, manage a small team of 4, improve stakeholder engagement with the wider business and ensuring the budgeting continues in a timely manner. Although the accounts are prepared under SORP, the complexity lies in the fact the organisation is international, has a number of owned, subsidiaries, predominantly fundraises in pounds while and many of its external transactions are in dollars

The Interim Manager
Applicants will be a CCAB qualified accountant and will have a demonstrable experience of acting as a Finance Director in a similar sized organisations. Due to the complexity of the accounts and the international presence of this organisation, applicants will need to have experience of working on accounts across pounds and dollars. A commercial attitude but empathy with a not for profit organisation will also be vital to success in the role

 

Finance Consultant – CASS ( Client Assets Sourcebook)
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
KM6241
Location:
UK
Salary:
£800 - £1200 per day

The Client
Our client is a fintech looking for a finance consultant to assist them with their Client Assets Sourcebook

The Interim Assignment
This role will involve:

  • Working with the team to meet the FCA’s requirements
  • Working with the project team who are implementing the necessary changes to comply with the Regulators requirements
  • Moving the project forward and enabling the timelines to be met
  • Helping the organisation understand how to best work with the regulator
  • Liaising with the regulator

The Interim Manager
The interim Manager must have experience in CASS and have worked with the regulator. It would be ideal if you have been a CF10a before or worked for one

This is an immediate start. You may wish to do this on a part time basis

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