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Head of Finance

Hays Senior Finance
England, Gloucestershire, Gloucester
Market rate
Closing date
18 Dec 2023

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Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000, £70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details


Our Client

Hays Senior Finance is delighted to be working exclusively with an industry-leading wholesale business with an impressive offering and appetite for growth.

Job Description

  • Working closely with the UK senior leadership team in the delivery of the business unit annual plan and 3-year strategy.
  • Business partnering with to the Senior Management Team on all matters relating to financial performance.
  • Oversee the preparation of all financial reporting and accounting as per regulatory and legal requirements, and IFRS ensuring all policies and control processes are fully documented, adhered to and compliant with Group Accounting policies for both the UK and Europe
  • Budgeting and forecasting and forecasting process
  • Monitoring performance against budgets on a monthly basis, communicating and taking corrective action where necessary, including the ability to support management in developing timely, practical, commercially focused solutions to situations
  • Lead and motivate the Finance team to ensure day to day operations are in-line with requirements and appropriate skill-sets are in place.
  • Ensure the implementation of robust financial systems to ensure efficient and accurate date in-line with internal and external controls.

The Successful Applicant

  • A strong background in commercial and strategic finance
  • Experience operating at a senior level within a Manufacturing/ Retail or Wholesale business
  • Proactive innovative and strategic thinker
  • A strong leader, able to challenge senior and finance teams
  • Ability to work under pressure and operate in a highly dynamic environment
  • Experienced business partner
  • Team player, collaborator, confident communicator

What you need to do now

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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

You can rely on us to deliver today and help you plan for tomorrow


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