Salary: £130,000 – £150,000 (pro rata)

Location: London Bridge, London, UK (Hybrid)

Hours: Contract (Fixed Term 6-9 months)


Overview of the Role:

The Finance Director is responsible for the strategic direction of the finance function and long-term financial viability of the organisation, with the operational responsibility for the provision of finance services to the organisation as well as leading, developing and motivating the Finance Team. This role has full ownership of the Finance function.

The Finance Director sits on the Board of LME, as well at the Executive Leadership Team and advises the Trustees of LMCT and the Board of LME on all financial matters for the two companies.

You will be expected to work some evenings and weekends, when necessary, at our events.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing day-to-day leadership and management of LME/LMCT finance department. .
  • Identifying and developing short-, medium- and long-term financial plans and business strategies in order to achieve agreed Company Vision, Mission and Objectives
  • Providing sound financial advice to trustees, directors, Executive Leadership Team and other senior management, acting as the leading interface between executive and the Finance and Audit Committee.
  • Contributing to the strategic direction of the organisation.
  • Ensuring that the appropriate vision and processes are in place to ensure the long-term financial viability of the organisation, advising senior management, programme leads and directors on the financial consequences of proposed actions.
  • Leading the organisation’s strategy, planning, and budgeting processes, including cash flow projections across the organisations ensuring strong processes are in place for resource allocation and performance monitoring at all levels of the organisation.
  • To establish and maintain best practice in financial matters to ensure that these are conducted in compliance with the relevant statutory requirements
  • To produce the relevant statutory accounts for the Trust and its trading subsidiaries
  • Providing an external interface with banks, auditors, pension funds, investment managers, consultants, and organisation finance specialists.
  • Bringing a financial and commercial strength to the organisation.
  • Ensuring appropriate risk management techniques and financial controls are embedded throughout the organisation at strategic and operational levels.
  • Providing and / or coordinating all accounting and taxation services and advice to the organisation.
  • Providing and / or coordinating all tax, compliance, and financial advice to the organisation.
  • Providing management, support and development to all teams, and team members, within their area of responsibility.
  • Ensuring that the reputation of the organisation is actively managed and monitored with all stakeholder groups.
  • Proactively, through strong external sensitivity, bringing a questioning mind and best practice to the organisation.
  • Advise on cash management, investment, and currency issues.
  • Monitor and review currency movements, investments, and forex exposure.
  • As and when required, undertaking other duties as required by the Event Director.
  • To prepare the Charity Commission Return and such other returns as may be required

Success Measures/KPI’s:

  • Timely delivery of accounts (both statutory and to internal timescales)
  • Accuracy of financial reporting
  • Compliance with governance requirements
  • Cost savings via the improvement of procurement processes

Required Skills:


  • Fully qualified accountant (CA, ACCA or CIMA) and member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification
  • Commercially astute, articulate, insightful, and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
  • Good IT skills, with an ability to translate this into delivering solutions which utilise new technologies

Leadership Competencies

  • Decision Quality: Ability to make quality independent strategic and business critical decisions.
  • Communicates Effectively: Ability to communicate at all levels of the business
  • Collaborates: partners across the business, giving commercial and financially sound context to support delivery of company objectives.
  • Customer Focus: Recognises the value of good customer service for both internal and external stakeholders, and our end users (participants)
  • Ensures Accountability: High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.
  • Instils Trust: Builds and leads a team of empowered individuals aligned to our Company vision, strategies, aims and objectives.
  • Values Differences: Engaging and fair leader with proven ability to develop teams

Essential Required Experience:

  • Proven success in previous Finance Director board level position of companies with a turnover of at least £40 million +
  • Proven change management within a growing company and finance team
  • Successful record at driving forward successful businesses by strategic thinking and an analytically mind.


Please apply via the button below. To discuss further, you can reach out directly to Dom Szczecinski in the Inclusive Recruiting team. Call 0203 397 8333 or email


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