Join SouthWestfd and become a part time Finance Director

Due to rapid growth and an ever increasing client base we are always interested in hearing from potential new Finance Directors or Financial Controllers who can help us support businesses in the South West.

The Part Time Finance Director Role

  • The Finance Director or Financial Controller role – providing value and making a real difference
  • A range of clients, offering consultancy/advisory roles, with diversity and variety, and many different challenges
  • Get involved with young, growing businesses
  • Variety – could include private equity/VC, change management, turnaround, special projects e.g. M&A, forecasts/budgets, implementing systems
  • This gives you ever wider experience and therefore increasingly more to offer
  • Each new assignment is a fresh challenge, with different personalities
  • Every day is different
  • Spreads employment risk (inherent job security)
  • Only work on clients and projects that interest you
  • Your time is your own – no boss!

Why work with SouthWestfd?

  • Continue to work within a professional type of environment
  • Independence but within a team and collaborative framework
  • You get client referrals
  • Immediate credibility – you are from SouthWestfd
  • Networking with the team
  • You don’t need to constantly sell
  • Collateral – business cards, brochures etc
  • Website
  • Central support
  • PII (exclusivity)
  • CPD

What are we looking for?

  • Good track record as a Finance Director or Financial Controller
  • Must be fully qualified
  • Around 10 years’ experience
  • Able to quickly add value
  • Width of experience
  • Commercially minded
  • Prepared to roll up the sleeves
  • Self-reliant
  • Understands SMEs and able to form a trusting relationship with an entrepreneur
  • Assertiveness
  • Must take the plunge and commit – not filling in whilst waiting for a f/t job
  • Decide whether you want interim or part time role
  • Flexibility

The SouthWestfd ‘hub’ – what it does

  • Communication and collaboration
  • Coordination and development of the network
  • Website and other marketing functions
  • Central administration including client invoicing
  • Liaison with ancillary service partners
  • Information dissemination


  • We are professionals committed to making a difference
  • It’s a fantastic opportunity
  • Totally South West focused
  • Clients can get excellent finance people but at a cost to suit their business
  • Work as your own boss but within an infrastructure of like-minded professionals

If you are interested in joining please email Jerry Davison with your latest CV and explain how you would make a difference to a South West business.