Finance Director

Job title : Finance Director
Location : London
Contact : Ben Smith
Call : Ben
Email : email Ben
Reference : 1369807

Altus Partners is delighted to be retained by a leading European Private Equity fund to appoint a Finance Director for one of their high growth fin-tech assets. The company has shown strong organic commercial growth and is now looking to execute an international buy & build strategy in its bid to become a category defining organisation. To that end, they are seeking a high-calibre Finance Director to build best-in-class finance processes and frameworks, optimize corporate governance and partner the CEO to lead strategic initiatives as they continue to scale at pace. This role will suit an experienced Fin-tech/SaaS Finance Director with Private Capital cycle exposure, or a leading Group Financial Controller from a high-performance environment who is looking to step up.


  • Day-to-day oversight and management of the finance team as it continues to scale

  • Ensuring robust financial controls and frameworks are in place that can stand up to growth

  • Presenting insightful MI, analysis, and financial information to the CFO and investors

  • Full cycle M&A oversight and integration

  • Preparation of multi-currency consolidation of the group P&L and Balance sheet

  • Implementation and continuous improvement of the management accounts pack to support the business growth and complexity.

  • Strong balance sheet control ensuring all accounts are reconciled and reviewed monthly.

  • Preparation and submission of UK year-end statutory accounts

  • Working with our accountants for submission of year-end corporation tax returns 

  • Reviewing and ensuring the financial accounting for the group ensuring the correct treatment of items regarding revenue, intercompany, and share options. 


  • Fin-tech or SaaS experience

  • A fully qualified accountant

  • Ideally from an audit/practice background

  • Exposure to a private equity cycle is beneficial 

  • International entity exposure is a bonus