Interim Financial Professionals London South East

Relationship Manager, Interim Management


Candidate Manager, Finance 

Salary: Base, bonus & commission, OTE £45,000 - £90,000
Status: Full-time


Looking for a new direction to take your finance and accounting career? If you’re a qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA but are tired of crunching the numbers and instead want to use your vast commercial and industry experience in a far more thought provoking, solution-oriented way, we have the role for you!

We are an organically growing, agile business in its embryonic stage, offering tremendous growth and reward for talented and commercial professionals looking to combine their finance talents and abilities with a relationship-building, problem-solving outlook as a candidate manager, working with senior interim finance professionals. 

Perhaps you haven’t thought of yourself as a relationship or candidate manager, but if you enjoy interfacing with C-level finance professionals, problem solving and finding talent resourcing solutions to help manage critical finance and operational challenges whilst contributing to an organisation’s growth strategy, then this is your opportunity to join Oakwood Resources. You’ll contribute to developing our proprietary Blended Model Solution and joining an internationally successful and growth driven leadership team.

An Oakwood Resources Candidate Manager will be responsible for building a best-in-class bench of interim management professionals which in turn will be able to support new ideas and solutions for the markets we serve. You’ll provide a superior level of customer service and work ethic, working alongside Business Development/Client Managers to provide solutions to the leading UK and international businesses we serve.

Leveraging your deep financial expertise and commercial acumen, you’ll enjoy both the financial and non-financial benefits as well as the personal-professional growth that a career with Oakwood Resources affords.



Your contributions as a Candidate Manager

  • Develop the bench of interim managers via all forms of communication, with full emphasis on meeting all criteria-qualifying people in person
  • Provide excellent customer experience as you support and work all angles of the relationship journey with the interim management professionals
  • Match appropriate skillsets to the client requirements in a timely and effective manner
  • Network effectively to develop a deep understanding of the industry and opportunities that exist for future solution provision
  • Leverage all technology tools, including leading CRM, digital customer acquisition and resourcing platforms
  • Bring your own ideas, interests and insights, leveraging your deep financial and commercial expertise – or possibly a hobby or pastime – to bring innovation to Oakwood Resources. We invite you to create your own role, sharing your passions to develop our business offering while developing your personal interests
  • The rest of the job description therefore will be created by you!




What you bring to the role:

  • Five or more years in a finance or accounting role, gained either in public practice, financial services or commerce & industry
  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA accounting qualification, or equivalent business experience
  • Career and financial motivation as well as a drive to grow and progress
  • Well-rounded business acumen and the ability to understand, articulate and deliver solutions via a range of different ideas and delivery options
  • A self-starting, can-do attitude and drive to develop business relationships, whether via phone, in-person or digital communication (email, social media, digital platforms etc.)
  • A desire to contribute to a high-growth and ambitious business, at scale-up stage, with an appetite to grow and develop in line with the business




How you’ll be rewarded:

  • Highly competitive base salary, bonus & commission (anticipated £45,000 - £90,000 OTE in the first year)
  • Milestone achievement bonuses based on annual performance and goal/tier-based deliverables
  • Comprehensive benefits package including pension, Vitality Health, life insurance, childcare vouchers
  • High personal/professional growth and the opportunity to advance quickly with the firm
  • An opportunity to create your own role, combining your professional and personal passions in contributing to our business growth and vision. If you’re selected for interview, you will be asked what ideas and interests you have and how you’d leverage them to develop the Oakwood Resources brand and service offering

Ready to take the next step in your finance, recruiting or interim consulting career? 
Regardless your background, an Oakwood career will provide a rewarding and exhilarating future.

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