Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Reference: 767457_1543420296
Contact Name: Sophie Yeomans
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 28, 2018 15:51

Job Description

Seeking a Head of Finance to lead finance, governance, risk and control management activities for a recognised brand. Based in Central London, this is an international focused role for a leader seeking to make a difference within fast paced and acquisitive global business.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead on the division wide implementation of best practice, new standards, and continuous improvement
  • Design and implement approaches that drive improvement across finance
  • Act as chairman for the Finance Risk Governance forum
  • Provide coaching and support to the business on key strategic initiatives and change programmes
  • Build relationships with all relevant stakeholders across the business
  • Use best practice global frameworks to co-ordinate changes within business units
  • Provide support in identifying gaps and remediation when required
  • Oversee CFO Risk report - inc. regular reporting on Finance & Governance risk and controls
  • Develop dashboard reporting on key finance and governance risks and opportunities
  • Provide a key point of contact for assurance providers

Candidate Profile:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Relevant Project Management Qualification (e.g Lean Six Sigma, Agile, Prince II)
  • Adaptable to change
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills
  • Skilled in problem solving and decision making
  • Initiative and desire to do more than is expected
  • High calibre financial understanding and commercial awareness