Head of Finance

Recruiter
Adecco Group
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Adecco Recruitment - the largest Recruitment Agency in the world - is currently recruiting for a permanent Head of Finance for our reputable client working in the Health Industry.

This role is an opportunity to take ownership of the entire Finance Department, implement change and improve the business as a whole. It's a fantastic call to those who take initiative, who see opportunities and lead from the front.

THE ROLE:
*To deliver insightful analysis to support decision making and improve performance. To support and develop the financial, operational and commercial decision making of staff and teams
*To ensure that the processes and structures of the business are appropriate for the delivery of robust data collection and delivery of accurate and meaningful monthly performance management information
*Benchmarking departmental performance on an on-going basis, against KPIs, budget, prior year and other competitors with the resultant challenge and action to achieve desired outcomes
*To develop close working relationships with the Senior Management Team, Heads of Department and staff and provide financial and commercial leadership
*Pro-active monthly support and challenge of HODs with department accounts and drive for cost improvements where required
*Promote commercial and financial awareness across the business enabling the understanding of the operational cost drivers to support decision making and improvements in the utilisation of resources in order to drive improved profitability
*Financial reporting
*Liaise with the Finance, Commercial and Operational Compliance functions in order to promote improvements to process and internal controls
*In conjunction with management team prioritise capital expenditure & prepare financial justifications to support business cases
*Contribute to the shared learning and development of the wider Finance Team through sharing of best practice, attendance at the wider Finance team meetings and maintaining regular communication

THE PERSON:
*Dynamic personality
*Have excellent and developed interpersonal skills - an effective communicator (both written and orally)
*Inspires confidence, can influence others, offers challenge constructively and able to build appropriate working relationships
*Lead change through people and securing high performance by effective collaborative working and empowering others
*'Can Do' attitude to get things done
*Focus on delivery - identifying, planning and delivering agreed objectives
*A commercially astute qualified accountant with significant experience gained in a financial role where you have been responsible for identifying and driving operational efficiency and profitability improvement initiatives
*A commercially focussed finance professional with a demonstrable track record of achievement and delivery of service change and efficiency
*ACCA/ FCCA Qualified

THE BENEFITS:
*Mon-Fri, working hours
*Salary negotiable
*Laptop & Phone
*Medical Insurance
*Onsite parking
*Pension scheme
*25 + 8 hols

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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