Finance Director, Bristol, OTE £80K, part remote

Reporting to the CEO, we are hiring for a Finance Director to join the team here at Baltimore Consulting as a board member.

Your role as the Finance Director will have overall responsibility for our company’s financial health through managing all accounting, financial control functions, establishing a strong financial strategy for the profitable long-term growth of the business.

Baltimore Consulting are a multi award-winning public-sector recruitment company and we’re also a 5* recognised business on Glassdoor (check out our reviews!). Our staff love working for us!

 Despite the ups and downs that COVID19 has brought, we have had a positive past 12 months. Not a single member of staff was furloughed, in fact we grew by an additional five new hires during the last lockdown. 


Purpose of the Finance Director:

  • Oversee, review, and adhere to budgets.
  • Budgetary planning
  • Ensure financial practices are inline with legislation and regulations.
  • Provide financial support and advice to aid key business decisions.
  • Review, identify and implement robust business processes, efficiencies, and cost saving measures.
  • Drive extensive, sustainable growth with the goal of EBIT/operating profits being met.
  • Support the CEO and Associated board advisors with strategy around confidential projects.
  • Be responsible for ensuring all managers and leaders are trained accordingly to support growth.
  • Direct and control internal finance employees to ensure they are motivated and able to carry out their duties to the required standard.
  • Establish a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Keep abreast of legislation to ensure a strong market position.
  • Attend board meetings and report on operational/financial activities.


Your experience as a Finance Director

  • CCAB qualified and experience of leading a finance department.
  • Degree in accounting, business finance or related field
  • High level of Excel and financial systems competency
  • Excellent stakeholder and change management skills
  • If you currently or have previous worked in the recruitment industry sector this would be advantageous but not essential
  • Monthly/quarterly/annual reporting
  • Have experience of GP reconciliation.
  • TAX/VAT submissions
  • Cash allocations
  • Financial Audit
  • Spend analysis.
  • Budget setting, business legislation and governance


In return you can expect

  • Healthcare/Private Medical
  • 3 days office based, 2 days work from home
  • We are passionate about creating and inclusive culture that celebrates differences.
  • Tailored roadmap for you and your career aspirations
  • Duvet Day Pause and reset when you need it (1 day)
  • 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • 3 days off over Christmas
  • 1 hour a week Gym time
  • 2 hours per month self-development time per month
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Incentives galore (trips to Ibiza, Marbella, Royal Ascot)
  • Monthly Lunch clubs (current vouchers in replacement due to lockdown!)
  • Paid for volunteering days of your choice.
  • A company that supports and makes a difference to the community through charitable work.
  • Full support from a superb leadership team.


Reviewing CVs immediately, Face to Face interviews WC 21st June, Start Date ASAP

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Managing this role

Louise Foster

Head of Talent & Development