Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, PMI, Pension, 25 day holiday
Reference: JN -022021-2006316_1612894668
Contact Name: Lewis Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 09, 2021 18:18

Job Description

Head of Finance role leading a team of qualified accountants. This will be an end to end leadership position looking after all core finance responsibilities for this primary business unit in Reading.

Client Details

This well known household brand name based in Reading are well-known in the Energy sector for providing great customer service across the UK on all of its products. They are great investors in their staff, providing great training, development and progression opportunities. They have a hard-working and rewarding culture and encourage their employees to drive new ways of thinking and process improvement.


Reporting to the Director, and supporting the wider business, this key role will be accountable for taking ownership of the finance function, and associated accounting responsibilities.

Primary accountability's will include:

  • Manage the monthly closing and reporting process, including quarterly and annual audits
  • Manage the reporting package, including variance to budget/forecasts
  • Management of the month end process
  • Prepare annual Budget and quarterly forecasts
  • Adhere to accounting policies and procedures under IFRS and local compliance
  • Lead the financial reports and other financial metric reporting
  • Lead and develop a small team
  • Special projects and other tasks as required


Applicants for this Head of Finance role should be qualified accountants (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with demonstrable leadership experience from a financial control environment, such as an audit background would be advantageous and candidates straight from a practice environment at a senior level will be suitable.

Candidates will also be capable of working as part of a senior management team, in a matrix environment.

Job Offer

Package on offer £70,000-£75,000 Basic salary, Car allowance, Bonus, Pension, PMI, Parking, 25 days holiday.

If interested please submit your CV and call Lewis Rowe on 07769925112.