Meet Simon

Senior Partner & Finance Director

London

Simon Elsbury

Senior Partner & Finance Director

A qualified accountant with 14 years of finance experience, 8 of which have been in the recruitment industry. Simon joined JCW Group in 2017 and works with the entire business in seven locations and across six brands. He is ultimately responsible for balancing the group vehicle and ensuring adequate resources are available to achieve the ambitious growth plans.

Simon spent most of his working life running competitively but since starting a family this has fallen by the wayside and most waking hours are now happily spent with his two sons and wife living life to the fullest.

What Simon is responsible for

  • Budgets and modelling
  • Financial analysis
  • Stakeholder relations
  • Process implementation
  • Financing and cashflow
  • Global statutory compliance
  • Finance technology

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Get to know Simon

What is the most important skill in your role?

Making informed decisions. They may not always work out but knowing that could be the case and setting the damage limit on this understanding allows us flexibility to maintain the exciting start-up mentality as our business matures.

Describe your job in 3 words

Advanced bean counter

What are the values that drive you?

You miss 100 percent of the shot you do not take

What motivates you?

The ferocity of those developing around me in the business, new top billers, freshly qualified accountants, and the senior leadership team. It is a constant, rewarding effort keeping up with the pace.

Services

Our focus on the technology industry enables our employees to deliver a consultancy service with the technical understanding and market insight to work with you as your talent partner to achieve your business growth plans.

Why work with us

We have the expertise to help you deliver projects, grow teams and accelerate business growth. Financial services recruitment specialists, we have an extensive network of skilled candidates, from graduates to C-suite, and a range of talent solutions to ensure you receive a service tailored for you. Whether you need a single employee or whole project team, we deliver people capable of making an impact from day one.

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Industry specialist

You’ll only ever work with a genuine sector specialist with a strong industry network

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Fast delivery

You’ll always receive a quick response and be presented with the most relevant CVs

Partnership

Hiring partnership

We’ll work in partnership to plan, forecast and budget your hiring requirements

Talent

Complete talent solution

We can support you with single placements, project teams, staff augmentation and more

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