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Group Finance Director

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Exclusivley recruiting for a Finance Director to join a leading Investment Management firm in London. The firm is a group of investment and operating companies with interests across the UK, Channel Islands, Europe and the North America in the wealth management, real estate, private equity and financial services sectors. The candidate will fully integrate themselves across all businesses and lead group-wide Financial Reporting and Management.

The Role:

You will be taking ownership of the finance function and have two financial controllers reporting directly to you, as well as being the primary accounting interface with several portfolio companies across the technology and real estate sectors. Your role will lead/supervise on the budgeting, forecasting and information management needs for all Oakglen businesses and you will provide critical information to inform strategic decision making across the group.

You will report directly to the Co-CEOs and form part of the group senior management team.


  • Preparation of consolidated group accounts.
  • Leading group and various subsidiary audits including regulated entities.
  • Leading on tax matters across the group.
  • Preparation of monthly consolidated group management accounts for the board.
  • Development of dynamic management reporting tools.
  • Implementation of robust procedures and controls for all finance team workstreams.
  • Liaison with external advisers for:
    • Audit process for group and various subsidiaries
    • Preparation and submission of tax returns for UK, Jersey and US companies
    • Local corporate, income and sales tax returns where required
  • Oversight of the preparation and submission of VAT returns.
  • Managing and mentoring two financial controllers.
  • Oversight of the monitoring and management of subsidiary regulatory capital requirements and reporting.
  • Assist with M&A and financing activities of the group including management of external advisors.


  • Fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA Accountant
  • Experience in senior stakeholder engagement, ideally within an FCA regulated business such as wealth management.
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • A deep understanding of accounting complicated P&Ls across a range of varied businesses is essential.

You will need full working rights in the United Kingdom. Sponsorship is not available.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Banking & Financial Services

Focus: Finance & Accounting

Industry: Banking

Salary: £150,000 - £180,000 per annum

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Director

Location: London

Job Reference: UZP1K6-B7A2202F

Date posted: 18 June 2024

Consultant: Kaitlin Ryan

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