Group Head of Finance

  • Full Time
  • Yorkshire (UK)
  • £70000


 Our Client

Gilbert Meher Search & Selection are working in partnership with established privately owned care home provider to find the next addition to their growing finance function team. We are looking for an enthusiastic Group Head of Finance to drive forward their ambitious transformation agenda through maximising the potential of the current estate.

The Role

The key focus of the role is to manage all aspects of the finance function on a day to day basis.

Key role objectives:

  • Manage relationships with auditors, tax advisors, landlords and other parties as directed by the CFO
  • Update key stakeholders with progress against any key milestones
  • Carry out any further tasks for which your qualifications and experience are suited as directed by the Company
  • Ensure the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts and reports for operational management
  • Responsible for all journals and final GL balances, including review of month end balance sheet reconciliations and control accounts
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the Group’s accounting records and financial systems
  • Production of statutory accounts for the Group, and its various subsidiary companies, as and when required in accordance with the relevant accounting principles and the legislation of the countries in which they operate
  • Play a full part in providing relevant and timely financial information to the Board, to enable a balanced and objective assessment of the Group’s strategy and objectives e.g. weekly KPI’s

The Candidate

We are looking for:

  • Accountancy qualification (preferably ACA qualified)
  • Ability to lead and mentor a newly re-structured finance team, including team members that are new to the business / their roles
  • Experience of multi-site centralised accounting
  • Experience of complex group structures (desirable)
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (essential)
  • Able to work in a fast paced, fun and dynamic environment
  • Passion and Positivity of working in a fast-paced environment


Gilbert Meher Search & Selection

Our approach is all about relationship building. We care about our Clients, Candidates and Employees. We are honest in our approach and we believe this is the only way to build strong lasting relationships. Gilbert Meher’s unique way of working combines a personalised tailored service with a foundation in Client and Customer Service. Our in-depth market sector knowledge and focused commitment to integrity and discretion enables us to deliver innovative placements that meet the needs of both Client and Candidate.