Consultant/Director - Finance at BIE Executive

£45,000 - £70,000

Annual Basic Salary
London, UK
21-50
Retained Search

Overview of the role

Exciting opportunities have arisen within our Finance team at BIE Executive due to career progression and business expansion. BIE is recruiting for Consultants/Directors to be responsible for supporting all aspects of a search from identifying potential clients and candidates, to attending client meetings, talking to candidates on the long list and interviewing the shortlist. As a fast learner, you will be expected to identify commercial opportunities (leads) whilst speaking to candidates. You will be expected to generate and deliver on assignments using your current network plus roles introduced to you via the BIE client network. Typical finance assignments include: • Chief Financial Officer • Finance Director • Financial Controller • Head of Financial Planning & Analysis • Head of Financial Reporting

Responsibilities

• Attending key client meetings. • Ensuring you have a complete understanding of all search assignments. • Identifying high calibre professionals through head hunting, networking, referral seeking, using online business tools such as Linkedln and our CRM. • Screening and assessment of candidates for shortlisting. • Face to Face meeting of candidates, where appropriate. • Unearthing business leads and market information pertaining to clients we work with or are keen to work with. • Preparing formal weekly update reports for consultant and client review on all live assignments. • Staying in regular contact with key senior candidates. This is an opportunity to build your profile and generate leads for BIE. Senior candidates are also potential clients. • Writing job profiles for online job boards – monitoring response and determining appropriate action.

Commission structure

Estimated earnings for a fee earner on our uncapped commission structure: Annual billing Total gross earnings £240,000 £72k incl. base (approx.) £360,000 £108k incl. base (approx.) £480,000 £152k incl. base (approx.) £600,000 £210k incl. base (approx.) £1,000,000 £410k incl. base (approx.)

BIE benefits

• 28 days holiday plus bank holidays • Flexibility to work from home each week • Generous uncapped commission scheme • Subsidised membership at Nuffield Health • Matched pension scheme • Death in service benefit • Private health insurance • Season ticket loan

The serious bit - part 1

Transformation can be strategic or tactical, evolutionary or radical. The only real certainty is that businesses today must be prepared to evolve to survive, whilst delivering business-as-usual before, during and after any period of change. BIE is constantly evolving, although remaining committed to building meaningful long-term relationships, lasting legacies and adding value. BIE was formed in 1996 and built a strong reputation in interim management. After a merger in 2010 and an initial management buy-out in 2013, the business was restructured to form an integrated executive search and interim management practice. In 2014, the addition of a consultancy practice prompted the development of the current proposition and brand to include a total transformation solution.

The serious bit - part 2

Following our second management buyout in 2017, we are now wholly owned by our Partner Team. This gives us the ability to react quickly to opportunities as we see them and be flexible when responding to client and candidate needs. This has enabled BIE to build on its current position and continue to evolve its market leading proposition. BIE’s strength in all three services is a unique differentiator. It allows us to understand the challenges that all business leaders face as they seek to seize opportunities, fend off threats and strengthen their market position.

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