Head of Finance

Bowen Eldridge Recruitment
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus, pension, annual pay review
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to growth based on historic and continued success, an award-winning company are recruiting for a Head of Finance to oversee one particularly successful division within the business.

The company have several income streams and hugely well respected in their field. The finance team is well defined and this role reports into the Finance Director.

The primary function of the Head of Finance role is to be a key senior management role, partnering the business to make the best commercial decisions to maximise value for the business, whilst maintaining the core functionality of ensuring integrity of results.

Head of Finance role description:

  • Supports the preparation of budgets and financial reports
  • Contributes to the achievement of the company objectives by providing advice and guidance on financial strategy
  • Oversees and continuously improves all accounting procedures and systems used by the company
  • Review reports and analyse projections against actual figures and suggests methods of improving the planning process
  • Assess the long term financial trends and review prospects for future growth and new product areas
  • Ensure the Company meets its financial and legal responsibilities
  • Work with counterparts to develop and coach to Finance team and lead the team to ensure the successful achievement of the agreed targets
  • Establish a robust on ongoing learning and development environment including regular communications, induction, learning and process improvement
  • Continuously improve the systems and policies in the team to ensure waste is minimised and value to the business is optimised

Head of Finance person specification:

  • Outstanding communication skills with a ‘can do’ attitude, and a ‘hands on’ approach with strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Relationship builder, both internally and externally
  • Flexible and open to new ideas
  • Strategic thinker
  • Good investigative skills to enable effective troubleshooting when needed
  • Personal gravitas and credibility

Applicants to the Head of Finance roles with be professionally qualified with experience in fast paced, multimillion pound turnover business in a similar role.

As well as the salary there is a competitive pension scheme, discretionary bonus, annual salary review and a host of intangible benefits.

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