With an established reputation for excellence, we partner with clients to identify and attract Director and C-suite level finance professionals, finding the best leaders for now, and for the next generation.

Whether we are recruiting a generalist or subject specialist, we assess and appoint extraordinary leaders who have the analytical ability, interpersonal skills and technical expertise needed to meet both todays and tomorrow’s challenges.

Roles we recruit:

Chief Financial Officer
Finance Director (Commercial/Operational/Divisional/SME)
Group Financial Controller
Corporate Finance & Investor Relations
Financial SSC Director
Director and Head of FP&A and Reporting
Senior leaders in Tax, Treasury, Audit, Assurance and Risk
M&A, Corporate Finance (Disposals / Carve out / Pre&Post IPO)

Tailored Approach

We provide a highly tailored and personal service. We invest time to assess our clients’ leadership needs, focusing on their strategic goals, culture, and the commercial landscape within which they operate.

Specialist Knowledge

BIE’s business is underpinned by a matrix structure of experienced consultants with specialist functional expertise. We take a fast, flexible approach and ensure we source the best skills fit for your project.

Diversity and Inclusion

We support organisations to build diverse leadership and to foster the inclusive cultures that will enable their people to succeed.

“BIE has demonstrated an ability to deliver people who are both relevant to our particular business challenges and the right personality to fit within our organisation."

Hugh Jones CEO, Steer Group
CEO, Steer Group

“BIE was highly professional throughout the end to end process. They move quickly to satisfy their clients and also their interims.”

Thelma Matuk, former Interim FD, Vesuvius
Former FD, Vesuvius

"BIE understood our requirements and rapidly produced a number of relevant candidates. The successful candidate delivered results which far exceeded our expectations."

Bonhill Group
CEO, Bonhill Group PLC

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Financial Crime

BIE partners with Themis, a risk management firm specialising in financial crime, to provide deep insights into the financial crime marketplace, alongside a comprehensive search and selection offering. We deliver an end-to-end ecosystem to help our clients to identify and mitigate the risk and impact of all forms of financial crime.

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