Head of Finance - FTSE Listed


Head of Finance - FTSE Listed

  • Type:
  • Where:
  • Starts:
    ASAP (3 months)
  • Salary
    £85000 — £95000
    Per annum + Bonus + Pension
  • Industry:
  • Doing what:

    Head of Finance | FTSE Listed Bank

    Harmonic are working on behalf of a fast-growing FTSE Listed Bank who are investing heavily in restructuring their Finance function. The business has a fantastic reputation for being 'different' to other major banks. They are well known for their non-corporate, down to earth culture which supports people both from a career and personal perspective.

    This is an opportunity to join the company in a business-critical role working Partnering with a range of Senior stakeholders across the business. My client is well regarded for supporting career progression and internal promotion so in the mid-term this offers the opportunity to progress into 'Head of' and 'Director' level roles.

    The role

    The Head of Finance is responsible for the Financial Management of major Bank wide Change, Technology and IT projects which are of critical Strategic performance to the Bank. The position offers a unique opportunity to build a lot of the Project Accounting and Reporting processes almost from scratch (Accounting and MI) as well as extensive exposure to C-Level stakeholders driving the Projects and Investment across the Group.

    * Build and Improve the quality of MI and high-level analysis on Projects
    * Manage the Production of Project focussed financial reporting building relationships with Group External Reporting teams
    * Ensure robust controls and consistency of accounting a regarding CAPEX and OPEX
    * Drive process improvements
    * Manage Accounting Policy and treatment of Projects
    * Provide detailed analysis of Project spend
    * Work closely with FP&A, Change and Project teams to ensure Budgets and Forecasts are accurate and up-to-date
    * Build relationships with Bank wide stakeholders in various UK locations
    * Support with strategic Project planning and looking at longer terms strategy
    * Manage and develop the team

    What you need (essential)

    * ACA, ACCA or CIMA
    * Strong Accounting and Financial Reporting experience (ability to deliver tight financial controls)
    * Ability to collaborate and build relationships
    * Excellent Communication & C-Level stakeholder engagement skills
    * Highly Commercial
    * Very intelligent and able to work in a changing environment
    * Ambitious

    Additional Skills (bonus)

    * SAP experience
    * Financial Services Experience (is a plus)
    * Prior Projects experience
    * Exposure to Technology, Change, Project, IT teams

    Salary: £80,000 to £95,000 + 15-30% Bonus + Pension

    Start date: ASAP (able to wait 3 months)

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

    Email: Phone: 0203 7733530

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