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Harvey John Accountancy Recruitment



Finance Director – Financial Services

Brighton, East Sussex

Salary Negotiable + Excellent Benefits (including up to 60% bonus package)

Leading financial services business with a prominent industry presence is seeking a first-rate individual to join them in the newly created role of Finance Director.

This business has experienced several consecutive strong years and is presently looking at acquisition opportunities for the near future. Despite the current economic climate, they remain in a strong position and have not furloughed any staff. This role has arisen due to a restructuring within the finance team, resulting in several promotions and this promising opportunity reporting into the CFO. They're setting-up their key finance leads, including this individual, for future succession planning to Executive level. This is a genuinely exciting prospect for a dedicated, career-focused individual.

The role will include management of 3 qualified level Accountants / Team Leaders. It will sit at Board level and be a pivotal role for the company, contributing to key business decisions and aiding them on their continued growth path.

This business really prides itself on the quality of service they provide, their excellent customer reputation, and the way they treat their staff. They have an exceptionally low staff turnover rate, attractive offices, bonus scheme for every employee, private healthcare, 10-18% pension, and excellent wider benefits package.

Requirements -

  • Highly experienced in preparation of insurance financial accounts under UK GAAP, IFRS and US GAAP
  • Highly experienced in Solvency II with deep understanding of the Delegated Regulation
  • Strong understanding of UK tax legislation
  • Management experience
  • Degree, trained with a top firm, and appropriate professional qualification
  • Accounting standards and procedures in the UK and internationally as appropriate
  • Business planning
  • Investment management
  • Risk management techniques
  • Staff assessment and development methods

Please apply via website or contact Georgina at Harvey John for more information.