Head of Finance

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
City Of London, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A Head of Finance job in London, financial lead for a division of this FTSE 250 business.

Your new company
This International FTSE 250 business has a wide service offering across a number of sectors and employ thousands of employees to help drive group revenues into their billions. Your new division has seen change and growth which has led to the creation of this vacancy.

Your new role
You will be brought on board as Head of Finance to take of full financial responsibility for the division including taking a lead from a finance perspective during business development activities. Alongside financial planning duties to support the Senior Management Team, putting together KPIs and budgets to support the strategy make up key parts of your role. Business partnering non finance senior staff and reducing operational costs make up the more commercial elements of your role, but fundamentally you'll also need to improve controls and processes, ensure accurate financial reporting and be the key point of contact for the audit.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a sound technical understanding from completing your ACA, ACCA or CIMA accounting qualification, and experience of working in a medium sized business to comprehend the full reporting process. You'll also have experience at Financial Controller/Head of Finance level, and the interpersonal skills to communicate with management and negotiate contracts with third parties on a regular basis. You'll be able to demonstrate efficiencies and cost savings made in previous roles and ideally a knowledge of service led industries.

What you'll get in return
You'll get the opportunity to work in a FTSE 250 business and head up a division which has seen rapid growth. You'll get the responsibility of leading the business financially and grow with the business as it expands. Based in their Central London offices, it's easily accessible from around the city.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click "apply" and forward me an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now for more details.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you're a qualified accountant looking for a new job in finance, contact Nicholas House at Hays Senior Finance team in Central London.

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