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Head of Finance - Arm's Length Government Agency

Michael Page
England, London
GBP70000 - GBP90000 per annum
Closing date
28 Feb 2023

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Client Details

I'm currently working with an instantly recognisable Arm's Length Government body who are looking to appoint a high calibre Head of Finance on a 15 month Maternity Cover Contract


Reporting to an impressive Corporate Director you will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of all month end, quarter end and year end financial reporting
  • Preparing budgetary information (annual budget and performing re-forecasting)
  • Supporting the leadership team in managing successful governance
  • Being the key contact with Internal Audit


The Successful Candidate:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA over Overseas Equivalent)
  • Experience managing a small team of 2/3 people
  • Previous hands on experience with technical accounting
  • Immediately available or available at a short notice period (2 weeks or less)

Job Offer

  • Initial 15 month contract with the opportunity to go permanent
  • Salary between £70,000 and £90,000
  • Immediate start


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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