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Financial Director: Aerfin

Manor Royal Business District
Crawley, West Sussex
£100,000- £120,000 doe
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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Permanent – Full time – Salary: £100,000- £120,000 doe -Location: South Wales or Crawley |Hybrid

About AerFin

Join AerFin, a premier global aviation company specialising in aircraft and engine aftermarket support services. We help customers world-wide to keep fleet flying. Backed by private equity, we're rapidly expanding, with our headquarters located in Caerphilly. As we grow, our global footprint expands, with additional sites in London, Dublin, Singapore, and Miami.

About the role

We're currently searching for a Finance Director to join our Finance team, comprised of 12 dedicated individuals. This role holds immense significance for our business, as you'll be the go-to person for our CFO, overseeing all financial operations for accuracy and compliance, leading strategic financial planning and analysis, driving process improvements for efficiency, collaborating with the CFO on strategic initiatives, and fostering a culture of accountability and collaboration within the finance department through hands-on leadership. 


  • Oversee all financial operations, including financial forecasting, budgets and reporting, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Lead strategic financial planning, analysis and decision support to the Executive Team.
  • Manage the finance department providing leadership, direction, guidance, support. Fosters a culture of accountability and collaboration, and continuous improvement within the finance department.
  • Partner with the CFO to navigate the organization through upcoming strategic changes and growth initiatives.
  • Drive improvements in processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness of financial systems and operations.
  • Exemplify hands on leadership through active involvement in daily operations, setting a precedent through personal conduct and business partnering to attain shared company objectives.
  • Partner with the CFO on any fund raising, ensuring lender reporting is timely and accurate.

ou will ideally need the following:

  • Fully qualified (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience.
  • Proven experience in a senior finance role, with a track record of successfully leading teams and driving results.
  • Thorough understanding of UK GAAP accounting principles, standards, and regulations.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide strategic insights.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and levels of the organisation.

In return we offer:

  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Flexible working, ability to work between home and the office
  • 25 days of annual leave with an option to buy or sell an additional 5 days per year
  • Volunteering Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Electric Vehicle Leasing Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Social events and much more

We're actively reviewing applications and conducting interviews regularly. To ensure your consideration, please submit your application early. Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate is found, so don't delay in sending your CV today for immediate consideration.

AerFin is an equal opportunities employer, which cultivates opinion, listens to all views with respect, recognises people based on their merits without bias and embraces diversity.

(NB. we will not consider any CVs from agencies at this point, and will reach out to our PSL if required)


Manor Royal Business District is the biggest business park of the Gatwick Diamond area and one of the south east's premier mixed activity employment hubs.

Enviable location and connections

Situated at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond on the Sussex and Surrey county borders, just two miles from London Gatwick Airport, a major motorway junction (M23 Junctoion 10) and two mainline railway stations (Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges), Manor Royal is a popular choice for a diverse range of occupiers including a host of blue chip global brands.

Manor Royal in numbers

  • One of the biggest business parks in the South East.
  • Covers an area of 539 acres – that’s over 300 football pitches.
  • 700 properties
  • 500 businesses
  • 30,000 people

Manor Royal more than a number

Since the formation of the Manor Royal Business Group (MRBG), an association of Manor Royal based business and firms, being on Manor Royal means being part of something. You’re never just a number.

Manor Royal makes sense

Scale, diversity, location and great connectivity with a property offer to match means Manor Royal based firms are never far away from their suppliers, customers and a talented workforce.

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Company info
Manor Royal Business District
7 Magellan Terrace (Ground Floor)
Gatwick Road
West Sussex
RH10 9PJ

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