Group CFO

PSD Group
c£100,000 + benefits
11 Jan 2019
15 Jan 2019
MSE / 16483040
Job Title
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

psd are currently recruiting for a Group Chief Finance Officer for a major expanding company offering brands & technology services to the property industry. The role will be based in East Anglia within their finance team. The company has acquired several organisations and part of the role requires a strong leader to come in and streamline the systems and processes to bring everything/everyone in line.

This is a strategic role however must be hands on with the ability to operate and implement change at a fast pace. Must have Merger, Acquisition & Integration and Change Management experience.


  • Hands on provision of accurate budgets, financial trends and forecasts, including cash flow management across the Group
  • Advise on the impact of long term planning and regulatory action. 
  • Manage all purchasing, payroll and commission payment activity for the Group
  • Manage the banking activities of the Group
  • Manage and improve the flow of finance and management information across the Company. In particular, work with the CEOs and Senior Managers to identify opportunities for profit and margin improvement
  • Identify key risks and opportunities and manage actions as appropriate
  • Provide financial support for business development activities such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and new product launches (actual or potential)
  • Assist with Mergers and Acquisitions including sourcing targets, due diligence and financial reporting
  • Liaise externally as required to provide specialist advice and guidance e.g. tax management, share options, equity sales or purchases 
  • Liaise with shareholders and related third parties as required and as agreed with the Group CEO
  • Manage the Finance team on a day to day basis ensuring effective performance and achievement of workloads

Skills, Knowledge & Experience Required

  • Must be prepared to be hands on
  • Relevant financial qualification
  • Proven track record in a senior leadership role
  • Up to date legislative knowledge
  • Credibility and drive to lead change 
  • Progressive, ambitious and tenacious leader.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.  
  • Good organisational skills, with high attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc)




Mike Sefton, Consultant on 0161 2340323