Head of Finance

Venn Group
75000.00 - 85000.00 GBP Annual
15 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time

Venn Group
The specialists in professional interim recruitment

Position: Head of Finance
Location: Warrington
Salary: GBP75000 – GBP85000 per annum
Industry: Construction

As a leading recruitment consultancy, Venn Group has been approached by one of its Construction clients in Warrington to recruit a Head of Finance on a permanent basis.

Key Duties:

  • Ensure that regional finance and accounting requirements are accurately and efficiently carried out in accordance with recognised accounting standards, Group requirements and within set deadlines
  • Ensure the key assumptions, risks and opportunities under–pinning business financial performance/project performance are robustly challenged, clearly understood and managed
  • Ensure budgets, forecasts and long–term strategic plans reflect the ambition and aims of the business are challenging but achievable, regularly reviewed and updated
  • Key focus on cash management including management of working capital
  • Ensure routine processes are embedded across the business to ensure risk is highlighted and managed – eg limits of authority, contract review process
  • Ensure transaction process is efficient, processes streamlined and waste minimal
  • Sounding board for the MD and wider team and attendance at board meetings
  • Support the Divisional Finance Director in the day to day company finance function ensuring statutory, tax and corporate compliance
  • Management of the area finance team

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills across a wide range of disciplines/stakeholders
  • Team Player
  • Good problem solving and analysis skills
  • Excellent analytical and planning skills
  • The ability to appropriately plan and manage time as well as prioritise workload
  • Ability to develop ideas and present concisely
  • Ability to demonstrate a drive to develop personally along with the business as a whole
  • Previous financial management and commercial experience in a construction business would be preferred but not essential
  • CIMA, ACCA, ACMA is not essential
  • Regular UK travel

If you are interested in this position, please do not hesitate to contact Tom Wilkinson on or alternatively email your CV over to

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