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Finance Director

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: 189082PRP
  • Recruiter: Pres Pillai
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An international natural resources business are seeking a Head of Finance to help establish and build a new team at their new London headquarters.

Reporting into the Group CFO, you will be responsible or their European region which generates over £3bn and employs over 10,000 staff, this role will lead all commercial finance and reporting functions.

This Head of Finance role requires a driven individual who can play a key role in the newly formed finance function, overseeing the financial control function covering Business & Financial Controlling, Commercial Controlling and Performance Management for the European region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the business' budgeting and forecasting across the region
  • Oversee the monthly closing of actual results
  • Decision support for senior management across the region, alerting the business of risk & opportunities
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements / Group Accounting Policies
  • Partner and help oversee in country local finance teams
  • Ensure consistency of approach in reporting across clusters within the division
  • Support the Group CFO and management throughout finance management cycles
  • Review operational KPIs - challenge target setting and variance analysis through the Commercial Controlling Officer, to supporting the commercial operations from a financial control perspective
  • Tracking of productivity, management initiatives and their achievements

Essential Qualifications, Skills, Experience, Attributes and Key Relationships:

  • 10 years + in business control and /or accounting, preferably in capital intensive environments
  • ACA/ACCA/ACMA qualification or equivalent
  • Experience in designing and / or supporting implementation of systems which facilitate financial planning and analysis
  • Strong organisational skills and high attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. Any other language is an advantage
  • Team spirit, entrepreneurial instincts and creative mind-set
  • Highly organised with the ability to multitask and prioritise workloads

A fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to excel in a fast paced growing business, offering a competitive package and flexible working. If you would like to hear more, please get in touch on 020 7747 9720 or

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