Director, Operations | Corporate Finance & Restructuring

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About the Role

Finance and Operations Director is required to support the Finance lead, the Chief of Staff, and leadership team in delivering the business's growth strategy for Corporate Finance EMEA with FTI Consulting, a practice with 400 staff, 5 service lines and 5 country locations. This is a broad role with key aspects ranging across all areas of the business's financial and operational management - from strategic planning and financial control to driving improvements in operational and financial processes. The candidate will also be working on different strategic initiatives and projects and transactions related to use of data to help financial and operational decision making through business intelligence. The ideal candidate thinks creatively and is solution orientated with excellent inter-personal skills.

What You'll Do

  • Acting as efficient and trusted business partner
  • Preparing Budgets and Financial Forecasts
  • Maintaining and developing core financial models (e.g. team profitability model, compensation model) and ensuring the visual dashboards act as a powerful tool to drive company efficiency and profitability
  • Driving improvements in reporting, processes and systems to support business growth
  • Contributing to the digitalization of the operational and financial tools, with Power BI and PowerApps
  • Performing financial control activities, P&L reviews, oversight of Core Finance processes (e.g. revenue recognition and bonus accruals).
  • Reviewing monthly financial reporting and provide management update and commentary
  • Maintaining close contact with Finance Team to collect appropriate information
  • Preparing decks for the CF EMEA management meetings.
  • Leading and contributing to operational improvement projects, to optimise performance and manage risk
  • Conducting bespoke analysis around unit and individual performance to provide insight and decision suppor

Qualifications & Experience

  • Qualified accountant with strong commercial acumen, preferably in professional services or equivalent with significant post qualification experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a matrix organisation and deliver projects requiring senior stakeholder buy-in
  • Strong working knowledge of and demonstrable experience of financial reporting, budgeting and financial planning
  • Advanced Excel skills and generally systems savvy
  • The role provide access to highly confidential, sensitive private information on individuals and clients so the candidate's appreciated and respect of confidentiality, discretion and trust cannot be under emphasized
  • Experience working with Power BI and VBA programming skills ideal, but not essential
  • Superb problem-solving skills with experience executing complex strategic and operational initiatives.
  • Highly effective and proactive communicator with the ability to build relationships, providing both support and constructive challenge
  • Ambition to develop as a business leader beyond finance / reporting

Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London



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