How to Apply

Executive Director of Finance and ICT

Thank you for expressing an interest in the position of Executive Director of Finance and ICT at Accent Group. If you have would like to apply for this position, please follow the guidelines below.

Application Process

Please submit an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) and covering letter (no more than 2 pages), ensuring that you quote reference EMA339

It is important that your CV/letter highlight supporting evidence of how your previous experience and skills relate to the criteria outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification. Within your CV, please supply the following:

  • Full name and postal address;
  • Work and home telephone number, mobile number and email address (NB most written communication with you will be electronic);
  • National Insurance number;
  • Employment history (explaining any gaps);
  • Education and dates your qualifications were obtained;
  • Current memberships of relevant professional associations/institutes and dates;
  • Current or most recent salary.

We also request that you complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

The timetable for the Selection Process is included below. In your supporting letter, please write advising why you are interested in this post, and what you will bring to Accent Group, could you also advise us if you have any difficultly with the outlined dates and/or any other dates when you are unavailable for assessment. We try to offer flexibility but it can be difficult to convene the selection panel outside the advertised selection dates due to diary commitments.

Please return your application by 12 noon, Thursday 3rd May 2018 2017 (electronic submissions preferred) to our retained consultants at EMA Business and Management Consultancy Limited (EMA) to Your application will be treated with strictest confidence.

If you wish to send a hard-copy by post, the full address is as follows:

EMA Business and Management Consultancy Limited
13 Dormer Place
Leamington Spa
CV32 5AA

Assessment and Selection Process

All applications will be considered and assessed against the requirements of the Person Specification in order to select an initial shortlist of applicants for interview. If you have been successful at this stage EMA will contact you via telephone/email immediately following the initial shortlisting meeting. If you are unsuccessful at this stage you will receive a letter from us informing you of this decision.


The information outlined below has been agreed with Accent Group:



Advertised Closing Date for Applications

12 noon, Thursday 3 May 2018

Shortlisting Meeting
Candidates are not required to attend

Friday 4 May 2018

Screening Interviews

Friday 11th May 2018

Final Interviews

Monday 21st or Wednesday 23rd May

If you are invited for interview, you will be asked to bring along evidence of your professional qualifications as described on your CV.

Contact Details

If you have any queries about the position or the selection process; or if you would like an informal and confidential discussion with our consultant, please do not hesitate to contact Anne Elliott on 01926 887272.

Thank you for your interest in this position.

Anne Elliott

Anne Elliott
Managing Director