Head of Group Finance

Head of Group Finance, Newcastle, £70-£75k + Car.


The role will be leading the Group Finance and Payroll teams and developing the appropriate financial controls, systems and processes.  The client is a large national,  working on an ERP system and the finance team is up to 20 people including 5 qualified colleagues. This would suit candidates with experience of high volume, transactional finance work alongside business partnering experience.




  • Lead and develop the Group Finance and Payroll teams ensuring that appropriate financial controls, effective systems and processes are in place to deliver high quality, cost effective services.

  • Develop and maintain a framework in conjunction with wider business leadership team for the preparation of the annual budget, regular forecasts, 5 year forecasts / business plan.

  • Oversee reporting of group financial performance (including budgets, forecasts) providing insightful analysis and commentary to highlight areas of risk and opportunity.

  • Lead the preparation of group financial statements and oversee the external audit process.  Provide technical accounting leadership as and when required

  • On a day to day basis, lead the provision of tax and pension advice across working with appointed advisors where required.



The client is looking for a quick turn around on this prior to Christmas so please apply ASAP.   The role is being recruited on a retained basis by Jim Allcroft, jimallcroft@nrgplc.com