Head of Finance and Commercial

Head of Finance and Commercial

  • Location

    Farnham, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance, Senior Appointments

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Miles Gallagher

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Head of Finance and Commercial £70,000 - £80,000 plus bonus. Farnham, Surrey.

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting for a Head of Finance for a rapidly growing procurement and supply chain specialist company based near Farnborough. Our client has gone through rapid growth over the last few years and are now expanding internationally. Due to the continued growth they require a Head of Finance & Commercial to assist the MD with the business growth and strategy.

You will lead all financial and commercial aspects of the business and drive the company's strategy to maximise commercial opportunities and to deliver exceptional performance.

Contribute to the strategic direction of the business by developing and maintaining strategies that drive accelerated growth. Participate in forward planning and the effective daily organisation of the business including business planning, policy setting, financial forecasting and strategic decision making. Partner with key stakeholders to proactively seek out new income streams, evaluate new opportunities, and build lasting client relationships to achieve business drivers and targets.

Develop and implement the overall financial strategy and have effective overall ownership and control of all capital and revenue budgets to ensure financial resilience. Lead on the financial and commercial aspects of any strategic projects ensuring business risks are evaluated and mitigation strategies agreed. As the primary interface with corporate finance team ensure all finance imperatives are understood and managed within the business.

Maintain an overview of client accounts and budgets for all areas, closely monitoring, reporting, and acting where required, to ensure appropriate financial and operational controls are in place to support cost and income control. Collaborate across the business to ensure bids are commercially focused and strategically aligned. Participating in client prospect meetings and providing technical expertise where needed.

The successful head of Finance will be a qualified accountant with at least 5 years pqe. You will have proven experience as Head of finance / commercial or similar role preferably in an international Corporate and SME environments. With sound knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices. Experience of leading bid, tender and commercial contracts teams and with the ability to inspire and motivate people. Strong experience of strategy development with well-developed commercial acumen.

Head of Finance and Commercial £70,000 - £80,000 plus bonus. Farnham, Surrey.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.