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Head of Finance

Hays Senior Finance
Eastleigh, Hampshire, England
GBP70000.0 - GBP75000.0 per annum + £70,000 - £75,000 pa
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Manufacturing and engineering
Salary band
£70,000 - £80,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
A premier technical production and consultancy organisation, part of a well-established group known for delivering exceptional service. We are in search of a Head of Finance to lead a dedicated team of five finance professionals.
Your new role
The Head of Finance will play a crucial role in guiding the financial strategy and operations of the company. You will lead a team of five, ensuring the delivery of high-quality financial information and support to the business. Reporting directly to the Group VP of Finance, you will be a key player in managing group stakeholder relationships.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop the finance team to achieve excellence in financial management.
  • Drive the financial planning of the company by analysing its performance and risks.
  • Retain constant awareness of the company's financial position and act to prevent problems.
  • Set up and oversee the company's finance IT system.
  • Ensure compliance with the law and company's policies.
  • Manage team workload to meet operational requirements.
  • Directly engage with senior management and group stakeholders to develop cohesive financial strategies.
  • Oversee the preparation and planning of budgets.
  • Implement robust financial controls and processes.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Proven experience in a senior financial managerial position.
  • Strong leadership and organisational skills.
  • Outstanding analytical and decision-making abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in SAP and other financial planning software.
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent).

What you'll get in return

  • A competitive salary package.
  • Leadership role within an innovative company.
  • Opportunities for career advancement.
  • A chance to work with a group of passionate professionals dedicated to excellence.

If you are a visionary leader with a strategic financial mindset, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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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.

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  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
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