Head of Finance

Michael Page Finance
Burton upon Trent
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Here at Michael Page, we are always working with a variety of different and interesting clients. In the East Midlands, we are working proactively with a high growth and dynamic business with a unique and welcoming culture based in Burton in Derbyshire to recruit a talented Head of Finance.

Client Details

Our client, is a dynamic and forward thinking business with a focus on improving business and society. The business works with some of the UKs largest brands and supports one of the largest industries in the world. They have managed to carve and exploit a niche in the market which has proved incredibly profitable.


This Head of Finance position will sit between the Group FD and the UK finance team tasked with delivering the financial results for the operational business in the UK. Feeding information through to the Group finance function, this position will support the UK GM and will:

  • Lead a small team in finance
  • Drive the improvements in financial process
  • Be instrumental in the evolution of a cultural change
  • Support the MD, GFD and the CFO in the delivery of growth through insightful information and challenge
  • Commercially supporting the business to improve processes


This Head of Finance position is an ideal opportunity for a bright and forward thinking Accountant with a strong track record. To maximise the success, ideally you will have a strong knowledge of Commercial Finance and the ability to produce a robust set of financial reports.

The ideal candidate will ideally:

  • Have a strong academic background including a degree (ideally 2:1 or above)

  • Be a credible and professional
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Be looking to join a dynamic, fast paced and changeable business

Job Offer

£50,000 - £65,000 + Pension + Healthcare + Bonus