Head of Finance

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucas Mehlhopt

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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  • Client:

    Michael Page

This is a head of finance position within a circa £40 million turnover business based in the West London/Middlesex region.

This role will have oversight of the operational finance function & will involve partnering with senior stakeholders within the business.

Client Details

A stable organisation backed by a larger group, my client operates in the services industry.


  • Overall responsibility for / management of the finance team.
  • Lead/ motivate / train team to maximise performance.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely completion of month end processes, including reporting to parent company.
  • Ensure compliance with group policies with regards to all taxation matters (including PAYE, VAT and Corporation Tax).
  • Provide commercial support to non-finance managers.
  • Lead and drive improvements to finance systems and processes.
  • Take the lead in annual budgeting process.


  • Qualified accountant (or significant experience of working as an accountant).
  • Ability to lead, influence and manage a team (and experience of doing so).
  • Ability to work both at an overview level and in the detail.
  • Act as the technical accounting lead within the team.
  • Ability to relate to and explain numbers to non-finance managers.
  • Ability to understand the commercial implications of decisions.
  • Work with the Senior Management Team on tactical initiatives.
  • Ideally having worked as a FC / Head of Finance within SME's previously.

Job Offer

A permanent head of finance role within the trade and services industry paying in the realm of £65,000 - £75,000 + benefits. This role is based in the West London / Middlesex region.