Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Reference: 3739530_1578592426
Contact Name: Jan McQuaker
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2020 17:53

Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to be shape the finance team.

Your new company

Greener Ealing Ltd (GEL) is Ealing Council's wholly owned Trading Company. GEL has been established as a vehicle from which to deliver a range of environmental services for the Council under a service contract. The services include refuse collection, re-cycling, street cleansing, grounds maintenance and other miscellaneous services. It is expected that GEL will take on the new contract and start trading with effect from the 6th July 2020. The combined workforce will number approximately 350 with a turnover of c£20m.

Your new role

Reporting to the Managing Director, this is a critical post within the senior management team. You will be responsible for establishing robust financial management systems for the organisation, meeting regulatory obligations and providing first class financial decision- making support to the business. The role will focus on budget preparation and control and you will interface with the operational management team as well as the board on a regular basis. You will also be responsible for reviewing potential business opportunities, identifying opportunities to control costs and for creating efficiencies. The post also offers the opportunity to manage areas such as IT, procurement, risk management and general office management.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a fully qualified accountant and have an excellent understanding of financial management and accounting and a commitment to continuous improvement. The role will require you to engage with and challenge operational managers effectively and to provide trusted decision-making support. You will have strong leadership skills and be able to set clear objectives for your team at the same time you will be happy to get involved in the detail yourself when required. The successful candidate will have excellent IT ability including very good excel skills.This is a unique opportunity to be shape the finance team and to be a pivotal individual in the newly created organisation.

What you'll get in return

Flexible working options available.

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