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CFO Advisory

Posted 13/01/2022
£50,000 per annum
Full time

CFO Advisory - Digital and Transformation

We have entered a period that will see business transform like never before. The Finance function will have a key role in this as the demands of the CFO and his or her team increase. Digital technology will be a key enabler in this next stage of the journey as Finance positions itself as a key partner to the business.

If you would like to be part of advising and shaping the leading Finance teams of the future, why not come and join this leading Consultancy CFO Advisory team. We deliver innovative, bespoke solutions to CFOs in some of the world's leading businesses, focused around eight key offerings:

M&A finance
Digital finance and controllership
Working Capital Support
Operational and commercial finance
Finance operating model optimisation
Management Information (MI) and insight
Business Partnering optimisation
Accounting standard advice and implementation

We are a leading provider of CFO advisory services in our chosen markets, which includes:
Public sector
Consumer businesses
Technology, Media and Telecoms

We are looking for candidates with a strong finance background who can demonstrate a mix of operational finance, project management, project based transformation and/or change management experience and skills.

Main responsibilities:

Working with a wide different range of clients with different challenges and helping them find solutions.
Being responsive to and anticipating clients' needs, providing strategic and relevant insight.
Quickly establishing an understanding of our clients' business, and the challenges they face.
Lead the direction of a project and liaising with clients to achieve desired outcomes
Project planning and management to support the Finance Operations & Services Team's project based work.
Taking ownership of the delivery of high quality engagements from planning to delivery including identifying and manning risk.
Manage, support and mentor junior members of the team in order to deliver the objectives of projects and to develop the skills of team members.
Working effectively in diverse teams and help to build an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.
Building relationships across service lines and geographies to deliver market and client focused solutions.
Identifying and optimising further opportunities with clients when delivering existing work and acting as a trusted partner.
Help to grow the business by developing proposals and create opportunities for the group.
Driving continues improvement through innovation and transformation, embracing change and challenging the way we do things to develop new ways of working.
Supporting the team in producing internal management information.
Actively participate in internal industry events and training sessions.
Being part of a wider community helping to grow the department and develop our strategy as part of the leadership group.


A relevant degree, or equivalent experience.
ACA / ACCA / CIMA / CIPFA qualified or equivalent.
The ability to present client data in a clear and concise format.
A passion for delivering high quality complex projects including effective planning, project, financial and people management.
Excellent networking and influencing skills.
The ability to travel to client sites as required by this position.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
A proven track record in establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with senior clients.
Capability of assuming different roles, concerned with developing others and building and maintaining effective relationships.
Experience of working in an audit or finance advisory capacity is preferable however for the right candidate, experience of working as a finance business partner or in a line role will be considered.
Strong Finance Transformation/ or technical accounting experience and experience of working with a CFO and the senior stakeholders of the Finance function.

Proven ability to lead, manage and work effectively in teams.

Oliver James Associates

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