Head of Finance - SC Cleared

  • Job Reference: 0503GlasHF
  • Date Posted: 5 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Midlands
  • Location: West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
  • Salary: £56.00 to £70.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Finance & Accounting
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Job Title: Head of Finance (SC Cleared)

A FTSE 100 defence company based in Clyde is aiming to secure a Head of Finance on an initial six month contract. The role is to lead and manage the Finance Department to meet safety, quality, cost, delivery, people and improvement targets for Group, Business Unit, Function and Department. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven individual who is looking to work within a large and very prestigious organisation.

In the role you will be expected to:

  • Agree Business, Function and Department objectives with Business Services Director and once set, manage these through to successful completion

  • Deliver process, technical and business improvement using continuous improvement techniques to accelerate delivery in key business areas

  • Ensure that adequate resources (SQEP people, facilities, equipment) are available to deliver governance, assurance and improvement activities

  • Control expenditure of the Finance Department within forecasted budget

  • Evolve and lead the finance strategy for the Clyde business unit, evaluating and responding to the business needs of the customer

  • Responsible for ensuring that financial and commercial controls operate effectively and are monitored on

  • Responsible for organising quarterly forecast cycle, consolidating all business unit budgets to allow overall company budget to be completed in time for reporting to group

The successful candidate will have:

  • SC Clearance (candidates without valid and up to date SC Clearance will not be considered)

  • Experience of managing a team

  • Have worked in a role with similar scope


  • Please only apply for this vacancy if you think you have suitable and relevant experience to make you capable of doing this job

  • This role will be considered inside IR35

To discuss this role in more detail please apply with your most up to date CV or alternatively if you have any questions about the position please contact us using the details below. 


0121 616 0660


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