Interim Head of Finance

Michael Page Finance
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A senior level, varied position to lead and direct the delivery of financial support and services. A substantial part of the role will be to ensure strong relationships are forged with internal and external stakeholders up to board level, as well as being a leader and mentor to a team of reports.

Client Details

Our client are a large Telecoms organisation and leader within their field.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering financial support and services to the organisation
  • Establishing and maintaining robust financial controls to cover the processes adopted within the Finance function and/or business unit
  • Supporting the implementation of strategy for defined business area (central or business unit)
  • Effective management of financial transaction processes
  • Management and production of appropriate financial reporting
  • Management of and robust input into elements of the Group financial planning processes
  • Supporting, challenging and partnering with business leaders to ensure effective financial decision making
  • Managing a team of 6 - 8 reports on a day to day basis
  • Collaborating with the business to ensure that financial processes and systems are fit for purpose and improved continually
  • Developing, delivering and managing financial initiatives and continuous improvement across the division/business unit
  • Managing relationships with external stakeholders


The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with 10+ years' post qualified experience
  • Be educated to degree level
  • Have prior experience operating at a senior level within the Telecoms, Media, Technology (or comparable) sector
  • Possess strong commercial acumen and highly developed analytical skills
  • Demonstrate outstanding success and leadership qualities in managing both major project finances and also in managing and mentoring a team
  • Possess excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Be available to start immediately or within a maximum of 4 weeks

Job Offer

Our client are offering the opportunity to join their market leading organisation with a prompt start date at a competitive daily rate. The role is expected to last for approximately 6 months.

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