Head of Finance Transformation
Salary £600 - £800 per day
Location North West England
Consultant Kristian Lee
Date posted 24 November 2016
A leading Utilities business in the North is seeking a Head of Finance Transformation on an interim basis. This organisation are seeking a well practised interim manager with a qualified accounting background for involvement of driving change across both Finance and wider business units. This assignment is expected to last 6 - 9 months and paying between £600 - £800 per day.
The overall objective for this Finance Transformation Programme is to spearhead a project team and drive a programme of change across the business to create value and support further growth. As part of the Senior Management Team, the Head of Finance Transformation will report directly to the CFO and lead 5 reports to implement a programme to transform the finance function on an international scale.
- To lead and deliver the programme, working closely with business unit heads to drive continual finance process improvements and cost base reductions
- Supporting Senior Executive Team to drive change across the business, with a specific focus on major finance projects, which includes restructuring and integration
- An area of focus will be on cost planning, change control and the enhancement of the business planning model
- Being the lead on a business critical balance sheet reconciliation project to ensure the smooth transition of the integrated businesses
- Delivering a large scale business case for transformation in the Finance Function that will have a long-term positive impact on the business
The Successful Candidate’s Background:
- ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified Accountant (or overseas equivalent)
- Proven experience of reducing cost-base and improving financial performance of the business
- Experience of partnering with Senior Executive Leadership Teams
- Demonstrable experience of working at a senior level in a global blue-chip business or large private organisation
- End to end finance transformation experience within a large scale programme
- Knowledge of acquisition, disposal and integration of processes is also necessary
- Utilities industry experience is compulsory for this post
Apply below or to find out more about the Head of Finance Transformation job contact Kristian Lee on Kristian.Lee@robertwalters.com or call +44161240 7480.