Head of Finance – UK

Head of Finance – UK Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Head of Finance – UK to join our team.


  • Review the standard costing results;
  • Work with auditors at year-end;
  • Assist in the preparation of the quarterly board reports/packs;
  • Submission of statutory and regulatory returns including PAYE, VAT, PSAs, national statistics etc;
  • Review and ensure appropriate overall performance reporting to the country manager and the global board;
  • Production of monthly management accounts including P&L, balance sheet and cash flow;
  • Adhere to deadlines, deliverables and reporting timelines in support of the group finance function;
  • Oversee rental income and debt collection process;
  • Preparation of local country budget and forecast processes (including support of the group budget/forecast process);
  • Preparation of statutory accounts, tax returns, R&D claims and liaison with local audit team (including feed into Group accounts);
  • Work with the senior management team to support the budgeting and forecasting process;
  • Control the balance sheet and ensure accurate recording of all assets and liabilities;
  • Work with local and branch finance teams to ensure compliance and consistency with policies and procedures;
  • Lead and manager a team;
  • Produce and submit month-end accounts.


  • Fully Qualified (ACA ideally with practice background);
  • Strategic in a hands-on environment;
  • Have led teams whilst being hands on and be able to work in a fast growth environment;
  • Strong commercial and operational focus;
  • Adaptability – ability to deal with uncertainty and change;
  • Work cross-departmentally;
  • Experience in vehicle asset finance and rental business desirable but not essential.