Head of Finance

Job description

Our client in the homecare healthcare business have a vacancy for a Head of Finance

This is an initial 12-month contract with a view to permanency.

The Job: Overall financial management of the integration of three finance functions and for the newly merged company.

The role is a key role within the management team and the incumbent will be the Finance Leader on all financial matters.

Some Key Responsibilities: Setting up the finance function for the new organisation including IT review and software implementation Lead and develop the finance function and facilities management ensuring all financial targets are achieved.

Ownership of preparation and finalisation of all periodic management accounts and financial reports.

Responsible for Procurement, including Public Tenders & Inventory Management to Support Operational Requirements Cost Management & Ownership of all financial projects related to the business.

Establish and maintain a high standard for internal controls and the management of financial risk .

Standardise an Effective Facilities Management process.

The skills we're looking for: Qualified Accountant with strong post qualification experience.

Previous experience of setting up the finance function.

Track record of accountability for achievement of objectives .

Proven track record of people leadership and team development.

Strong Commercial Acumen & Planning Experience.

Understanding of the Home Care Sector would be a benefit.

Experience in influencing and delivering key business messages at senior levels .

Track record of operating in a dynamic & demanding environment Proven leadership and team working skills.

Highly self-motivated and self-directed with an attention to detail and strong customer service focus.

Excellent Analytical Skills with strong planning and organising skills Strong PC Skills, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Payroll Software and SAGE 50 The successful candidate will play a lead role in developing the Finance Function and providing key decision-making support to the Management Team.

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