Interim Director of Finance

Public Policy

Starfish Search are working with a business growth and destination agency based in London, to recruit an Interim Director of Finance. In this role you will lead the financial management of the organisation, providing relevant and timely financial information to the Board, Managing Directors and external funders.


You Will:

  • Work collaboratively with other Directors and Managing Directors to participate in and support decision making through the provision of Financial Information, reporting and advice
  • Develop, implement and monitor finance policies, processes and controls to ensure the robust financial management of the company
  • Lead the Finance, Grant Compliance and IT departments
  • Ensure that all financial reporting requirements are met in a timely and effective manner
  • Lead the Finance aspects of a business systems refresh which will include the implementation of new Finance, HR and Payroll systems.


You Will Have:

  • Knowledge of statutory financial reporting in the UK and preferably at least one of the USA, China or India
  • Proven experience of designing, implementing and managing all elements of corporate finance necessary for the efficient running of the organisation
  • The ability to develop innovative ideas and solutions to plans, challenges and objectives through creative and strategic thinking
  • The ability to build and manage a high performing team through building trust co-operation and constructive dialogue


You must be a qualified accountant, able to start by mid-August and to regularly attend their London office. This role is offered on either a salary of £100,000, or a day-rate inside IR35.

Due to the high volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to every individual. This role requires confidentiality and a full job spec will only be revealed to applicants at longlist stage.