Group Head of Finance - Leeds

Posted 20 June 2022
Salary£100000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits: Car + Bonus
LocationLeeds
DisciplineExecutive
ReferenceRC/50636175/YOR/GHOF
Contact NameRichard Chamberlain

Job description

Axon Moore are engaged in a search for a Group Head of Finance for a large-scale, complex, multinational business based in Leeds. The business is highly acquisitive, asset rich, and is poised to make further significant investments in the near future.

Reporting in to the CFO, this role has ultimate responsibility for the Group and Central finance function, which covers all aspects of reporting, accounting, FP&A, tax and treasury.

This role represents an excellent opportunity to be part of a business that is evolving rapidly into new markets.

This is a key leadership role in the business with a very broad range of responsibilities. Some of the main duties of the role will include:

- Leading a large, multi-tiered finance function consisting of direct and indirect reports
- Oversight of all Group reporting activities, which includes group consolidation of a significant number of entities
- Maintain robust financial controls and governance across all central finance functions
- Ensure compliance with all relevant IFRS reporting standards
- Leading tax strategy and tax planning
- Playing a leading role in developing the 5 Year Business Plan and budgeting and forecasting procedures
- Providing insightful business analytics and information to drive business performance and aid decision making

To be considered for this role you should possess the following skills and experience:

- Qualified Finance Leader, ideally ACA Qualified and Big 4 Trained
- Significant experience in senior financial reporting roles within large-scale, complex businesses
- Experience managing large finance functions
- An ability to work at pace, managing a number of projects running concurrently and meeting deadlines
- Driven, ambitious and motivated by adding value and achieving the best possible results