Head of Finance
Greater Location - Fully Office Based
£90,000-£100,000 + Bonus & Benefits
I am currently recruiting for a established multinational business looking to recruit a Head of Finance into their company to help run the next phase of growth they are going through. You will be someone with strong industry experience with people leadership experience who can help push the strategic growth of the company forward. The ideal candidate will have both strong reporting and commercial experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver monthly management accounts for all companies, and consolidated accounts where appropriate according to set timelines, including all lender compliance.
  • Deliver budgets for the same as above and rolling forecast.
  • Working closely with Treasury and Business Accounting team to deliver funding plans and effective cashflow management.
  • Monitor and analyse department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Lead, supervise, manage the team to ensure all team members excel and the department has succession planning.
  • Oversee the preparation of statutory accounts for all Group companies and Group consolidation in accordance with financial reporting standards and best practice.
  • In conjunction with GFD, set and manage the annual statutory audit process to hard deadlines.
  • Lead the integration of new acquisitions into existing infrastructure, ensuring that tight reporting needs are delivered on time.
  • Directly manage shared service centre, assessing team members who will be able to transition into the central finance team, and effectively facilitate this with senior colleagues.
  • Drive financial control and reporting to provide greater insight into the business thereby highlighting opportunities to increase profitability and increase margins across the Group.
  • Ensure quality control environment across the organisation, in particular reconciliation of all accounts, hotels, property, construction, group and other.
  • Enhance deliverables in relation to the month-end close and financial statement preparation process.

Skills & Experience

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, ICAEW or ICAS) and with a top 10 practice background ideally
  • Accounting background with medium to large group of companies/complex consolidations
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills & Demonstrable Initiative
  • Strong analytical skills & attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver responsibilities with minimum supervision
  • Real Estate/Construction experience is desired

* Please note this role does not offer sponsorship