Head of Finance

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£90,000 per annum
County:Greater London
Job ref:39404
Post Date:13. 05. 2024

About the Role

Harper May is collaborating with a leading construction company known for its high-quality workmanship, attention to detail, and commitment to customer satisfaction. They are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Head of Finance to join their team.

The Head of Finance will oversee all financial aspects of the company, including planning and analysis, reporting, budgeting, and forecasting. The ideal candidate will have a strong finance background, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and controls to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices.
  • Manage the financial planning and analysis process, including budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis.
  • Prepare and present financial reports to senior management, including monthly financial statements, quarterly forecasts, and annual budgets.
  • Provide financial guidance and support to other departments within the company, including project managers and business development teams.
  • Manage the company's cash flow and working capital to ensure liquidity and financial stability.
  • Oversee the company's accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.
  • Coordinate and manage the annual audit process, including liaising with external auditors and preparing audit schedules.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to streamline financial processes and improve efficiency.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in finance and accounting.


  • Qualification in finance (ACA,ACCA or CIMA) preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in finance and accounting, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and financial management software.


  • Best of both worlds with hybrid work model: 3 days a week in the office
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity for advancement and professional development.
  • Dynamic and supportive work environment.

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