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Head of Finance

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Financial Controller / Manager
  • Date posted: 05/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89826

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This leading organisation in the nuclear engineering sector are looking to hire a Head of Finance to take the reins of the financial operations for the business unit based in Bristol.

Looking after the nuclear decommissioning area of the business, you will be responsible for all aspects of the financial reporting and analysis, ensuring the application of robust financial governance in accordance with Group policies and procedures.

This role forms part of the leadership team and will see you partnering with senior stakeholders across the business.

What's on offer?

  • Competitive annual salary, car allowance and bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits including pension scheme, cycle to work and 25 days holiday
  • Permanent position with a true industry leader
  • Genuine career progression opportunities available within the wider group

About your new role

Key duties will include:

  • A key member of the business management team, ensuring that business goals and financial performance is achieved and reported on effectively
  • Provide leadership, direction and develop the business' finance team to delivery robust financial support throughout the business.
  • Manage the preparation of monthly management accounts & reports for the business to ensure operational management understand and manage the financial performance of their respective areas.
  • Ensure that financial control is applied to all projects, tasks and overheads (including revenue recognition and balance sheet reconciliations).
  • Lead the business in formulating budget / forecasts (including mid-month flash) and presenting to the UK Operations Board.
  • Monitor, understand, and manage financial performance and variances against budget/ forecasts to ensure appropriate financial governance is in place.
  • Manage the provision of financial support and challenge the CAPEX and bids ensuring appropriate level of financial scrutiny.
  • Manage working capital to ensure that cash generation is maximised.

About you

  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified accountant
  • Significant experience in operational financial management roles
  • Experience with long term project accounting is preferred
  • Desirable industry backgrounds include engineering, defence, manufacturing or similar

If you believe this is the next career move for you, please do not hesitate to apply now or contact Alex Benton on 0117 9309 748 for further information.

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