Head of Finance

Location:  Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Salary:  GBP80000 - GBP100000 per annum

A successful and fast-growing business are looking for a dynamic and driven Head of Finance to lead their finance function. This role requires a commercially minded and technically strong finance professional who can work closely with the CEO and the board. The company offers a very flexible working environment including full remote working.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee operations of Finance function across a number of jurisdictions to meet operation, financial and service requirements.
  • Lead and direct relationships with key business partners
  • Provide the Company with effective financial insight, analysis, and challenge.
  • Create department strategies and specific objectives.
  • Work towards company objectives that will provide towards the delivery of agreed departmental strategy and team goals by adding value to the Company overall.
  • Ensure the Finance function is within its legal and financial requirements and complies with relevant codes and regulatory requirements.
  • Keep Company updated of any changes to legislation and regulations which pertain to financial, and investments matters.
  • Analysis reporting of financial performance, reporting to Executive Team.
  • Support the Company in the preparation of annual budgets, forecasting and audits.
  • Implementation and reporting
  • Oversee the provision of financial appraisal and decision support to the Company.
  • Effective and efficient accounting, producing timely and accurate numbers.
  • Play a key role in developing and ensuring successful delivery of a sustainable growth strategy for the division.
  • Contribute to formulating and developing strategic aims and plan for the Company in conjunction with Board and promote and uphold them.
  • Inform Board of internal and external matters affecting the organisation.
  • Develop and evaluate various change management programmes.


  • Minimum five years’ experience in a management position in Finance.
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Commercial astute
  • Excellent technical knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to consult and influence at all levels.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships externally and internally.
  • Personal effectiveness, including time management and priority setting.
  • High personal drive and resilience
  • Continuous application of personal/professional development

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