Head of Finance

Robert Half
£55000 - £60000 per annum
23 Oct 2019
23 Nov 2019
Desmond Hartigan
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

The Role and Responsibilities

  • As Head of Finance, you will work closely with your Senior Management team and the supporting finance function, which current consists of a part qualified accountant and a highly experienced accounts assistant
  • The Head of Finance will oversee the full financial control, including cashflow, banking and borrowing requirements and manage group policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity and risk as appropriate
  • You will contribute to the continuous development of business strategy and overall financial planning across all areas of the business
  • You will want to challenge decision-making as appropriate whilst providing useful MI/financial information and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers
  • Work in close conjunction with senior leadership within the UK and overseas
  • Ensure that other back office systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth


  • You must be a fully qualified accountant with significant P/Q experience. Strong preference of qualification is ICAS/ACA but ACCA/CIMA will also be considered
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment is highly desirable
  • You will be commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic with strong operational skills
  • Experience of international accounting is desirable
  • You must be an experienced manager with strong attention to detail and evidence of developing a finance function
  • Ability to handle pressure and critical decision-making

This is a retained assigned with Robert Half. To apply please click on the link. All third-party applications will be forwarded onto Robert Half.

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