• 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 are 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.

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

  • 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.

Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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Our values, your values; our future, your future

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel and reservists.

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