Head of Finance - North (Flexible Location)

A leading construction business delivering large scale capital projects across the UK has an opportunity for a Qualified Accountant with at least 5 years PQE to report to the UK Finance Director and provide financial leadership for a range of projects across the North.

The Head of Finance will lead the operations finance teams and collaborate with the Commercial and Project Management teams to ensure financial control and provide insight to financial performance.

Key responsibilities include:

* Ensuring accurate reporting and forecasting of revenue, cost and cashflow for a portfolio of contracts

* Ownership of the financial control framework, maintaining accurate costing, balance sheet controls and reconciliations

* Working with the Commercial and Project Management teams to develop robust commercial financial reporting, forecasting, analysis and risk management

* Operating as a senior member of the project oversight and management teams, highlighting financial issues, risk and opportunities in order to deliver successful outcomes

* Championing efficiency and automation in financial and operational processes

* Production of monthly reporting and forecasting including analysis and commentary

* Ensuring financial reporting represents an accurate reflection of project performance

* Being the lead contact with external auditors

* Production of robust cash forecasts, highlighting any funding requirements of changes to expectations

* Ensuring financial controls operate in line with project timelines

* Completing annual appraisals for direct reports on schedule

* Deputise for the UK Finance Director as appropriate

This is a challenging and fast paced opportunity ideally suited to a high calibre, Qualified accountant with post qualification experience who has sector experience directly related to construction and the financial governance of large scale capital projects.

On offer is a competitive salary and wider package including car allowance, bonus, pension and ancillary benefits.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

West Yorkshire, England, UK