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Head of Finance

Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: permanent
Location: North London
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
REF: CG1403HOF_1678816695
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a leader in its specialist field with a global footprint and stellar reputation, is looking to source a credible Head of Finance to lead its talented team. Leading a team of 9, you'll be responsible for ensuring best practice financial management, as well supporting strategy and commercial decision making.

Main duties include:
* Accountable for Opex spend for cost centre, including monitoring and improving cost control procedures
* Investment appraisals for capex requirements and R&S business cases, supporting the development of product roadmaps
* Decision support for bids and proposals, working closely with contract and compliance team
* Improving accounting and control processes for forward looking KPIs
* Developing and mentoring direct reports and playing an active role in wider teams' performance
* Overseeing the production of budgets and forecasts
* Business partnering Operations and Engineering teams
* Working with MD on future growth strategies
* Preparing ad hoc reports

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Proven track record in business partnering
* Exposure to IFRS15 - long term contract revenue recognition
* Experience of working in a manufacturing or technology lead environment
* Collaborates widely, influences others.
* Has real impact with key stakeholders.
* Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing.
* Ability to manage own time and prioritise.
* Commercial astute and can think strategically
* Examples to date of leading and developing a team

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