Chief Financial Officer

Cardiff County, UK
05 Jul 2019
16 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Head4Talent is delighted to be supporting the recruitment of a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd ("SRK UK"). This represents a truly exceptional opportunity for a dedicated Finance leader to work closely with both the Board and the Senior Management team to develop and deliver strategy, to drive business growth and organisational development. The Organisation SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd is a well-established international mining consultancy. Few employers in Wales offer this unique proposition of joining a well-established and successful SME business, headquartered in Cardiff, with truly global reach and a strong track record of client delivery and innovation. Furthermore, SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd is proud of its close association with the globally recognised SRK group of companies and its distinct employee ownership model. The Opportunity With a marked upturn in activity in the global mining sector, this represents an exciting time to be stepping into this key leadership role. With significant involvment across the UK business, its overseas subsidiaries and the wider global network, the new CFO will look to develop a true Finance business partner model, building the Finance team's organisational profile, whilst providing clear direction, leadership and development to the Finance team. The role will require some international travel to support the wider Finance function across Europe and Central Asia. The new CFO will assume responsibility for all financial aspects of the SRK UK group business and will engender best practice, improving and developing financial IT systems, processes and controls, as well as developing management information and reporting across the organisation. This is a truly diverse role requiring the capacity to think and operate at both strategic level displaying sound commercial acumen, and also providing hands-on practical and operational support. The Candidate The successful candidate will be a Qualified Accountant with a strong track record of career progression and success to date, with either experience at CFO/FD level. The candidate will have ideally worked with international businesses and have a strong professional background with good technical capability. It is of paramount importance that the candidate has strong leadership capability, a team player with a collaborative style and effective at building relationships across the business. We are looking for a commercial candidate who can make an immediate impact and manage a variety of interesting projects with a strong commitment to delivering accurate information in a timely manner. To Apply To request a copy of the candidate pack, please contact Sarah Gilbert at Head4talent. For an informal and confidential discussion, please do not hesitate to contact Sian Drinkwater. Any direct applications or speculative agency CVs will be forwarded to our retained consultants.