• Office Location: Dragon Court, 27-29 Macklin Street, London WC2B 5LX
  • Office Name: Reed.co.uk
  • Salary: £120000 - £150000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 506566

Finance Director

Reed.co.uk is looking for a Finance Director to join their established team in Holborn, London.

Here at Reed.co.uk, we believe the world should Love Mondays.

We’re looking for a forward thinking individual with a passion for numbers and collaboration, who has experience in a digital organisation to join us as our Finance Director!


The Finance Director will be responsible for directing and implementing world class financial management across Reed Online and Reed Learning. As a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, the successful candidate will provide full financial support to the Board in setting business strategy and leading the delivery of financial performance.

 What you’ll do

  • Manage the overall financial health of Reed Online and Reed Learning

  • Provide strategic, commercial insight to the Senior Leadership Team, working collaboratively to develop and execute strategies that drive value

  • Enable timely and accurate decision making by delivering key financial and management information

  • Lead pricing strategies to ensure we create maximum value for Reed Online and for its clients, responding to signals from external and internal sources

  • Develop and coach high performing team members that add value to the business 

  • Ensure all Corporate and Statutory requirements are met, maintaining key external relationships at the highest levels (auditors, bankers, advisers)

  • Ensure that procurement processes are operated efficiently and consistently

  • Develop commercial analytics for Reed Online that enable the business to cut through and understand the commercial impact of its products and teams, their position in our market, and expose opportunities

Your skills

  • Experience in a tech/digital industry is essential

  • Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) with at least 10 years experience in senior Finance roles

  • Experienced manager, contributing at both a strategic and operational level

  • Commercial and market focussed acumen at a senior level

  • Experience of managing change across a business

  • Creative facilitator who can encourage new ideas from others with proven team-based results

  • Strategic thinking, with an ability to focus on the detail where necessary

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

What we can offer you

  • Flexible working, including core hours and location flexibility.

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

  • Flexible holiday scheme with the option to buy, sell or carry over up to 5 days a year.

  • Moving home leave.

  • Financial benefits including pension and health cash plan subscription .

  • Enhanced family leave policies.

  • Insurance benefits including life assurance.

  • Love Mondays events.

  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers.

  • Range of wellbeing and mental health support avenues.

  • Newly refurbished office in an amazing location, with countless bars, restaurants and theatres right on the doorstep.

At Reed.co.uk, we’re a team of people who are passionate about creating an inclusive culture. We want Reed.co.uk to be a place where everyone feels they truly belong, and we want to work with people who place the same level of importance on this as we do.

As an equal opportunities employer, a Disability Confident Employer, and proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant and Care Leavers Covenant, everyone is welcome to apply to work for us. We offer guaranteed interviews for disabled, ex-services personnel and care leaver applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

If you want to speak to someone confidentially about any additional support required, to help you be the best you can be during our recruitment process, then talk to us, we will be happy to help.

Please note: All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with our vetting requirements.

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