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What does a Finance Director do? – Webinar

The position of Finance Director is the pinnacle of achievement for many finance professionals, but even for the most ambitious, it may be unclear what is required of a Finance Director. Hear from, Andrew Fantham, Finance Director of Babington Group, a leading provider of AAT, CIMA and ACCA courses, on: How he became a finance […]

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Recruitment and the Referendum – What’s Next?

The only certainty is uncertainty in the short term, however, from a recruitment perspective for those organisations looking at hiring strategy or indeed those candidates looking to make their next career move at Marks Sattin we asked the question on everyone’s lips – what’s next? Marks Sattin proactively conducted a survey of 195 finance professionals […]

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Increase in demand for Finance Directors on GAAPweb

In October GAAPweb experienced a 28% increase in demand for Director level candidates. The biggest demand was seen in the Manufacturing/Engineering sector (14%) followed by Business Services (11%), Consumer/FMCG (10%) and Technology (10%). There are currently 500 Director level roles onsite across the UK and internationally. Salaries    The biggest salary increases were in the […]

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GAAPweb Finance Director Networking breakfast

Senior finance professionals from the Banking & Financial Services sector attended GAAPweb’s Finance Director networking breakfast, in association with Reed Finance. Keynote speaker Chris Brindley, former Managing Director of Retail Banking at Metro Bank, discussed his role at Metro Bank and how he introduced a “fans not customers” concept – consistently delivering exceptional customer service […]

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Finance Director Networking Breakfast – Register for your place

Finance Director networking breakfast:  How Metro Bank disrupted the banking sector Date: Wednesday 4th November Time: 8:30am to 10am Venue: Rocket Restaurant, Old Broad Street, London Join GAAPweb for their upcoming Finance Director networking breakfast, in association with Reed Finance. Keynote speaker will be Chris Brindley, former Managing Director of Retail Banking at Metro Bank. […]

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Telecoms, Property and Tech companies most at risk of non-compliance with IFRS 15

Research from a survey of over 300 UK CFOs, FDs and senior finance professionals including major corporations such as BT, BBC, VISA and AstraZeneca has found that telecoms, property and technology companies are most at risk of non-compliance with the stringent new IFRS 15 accounting standard.     By 1 January 2017 all UK companies […]

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Evolution of the Finance Function

GAAPweb and Winmark recently surveyed Finance Directors to establish the key factors for businesses that determine the size of their finance function. This report can guide on type of roles and typical team sizes depending on revenue, transactions and number of offices and subsidiaries. To read more, click here.

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Is CFO the new pre-CEO?

Lisa is an CFO/FC with over twenty five year’s experience as an accountant and analyst across a range of International blue chips. More recently she has been owned and managed small businesses and currently freelances as a finance writer and analyst.     FTSE 100 (52%) and Fortune 500 (30%) Chief Executive Officers are increasingly being seen to be former Chief Financial […]

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