Interim Head of Finance

Wales, Newport
£225 - £300 per day
Feb 08, 2021
Mar 08, 2021
JN -022021-2004910
Ross Brown
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification

The role will be initially for circa 4 months whilst I am recruiting the permanent role on a retained basis.

Client Details

My client is a large complex Public Sector organisation based in South Wales.


Reporting to the Finance Director, The head of Finance is responsible for managing the day to day activities of the finance team.

The team are well established, motivated and work as a tight close nit unit.

This role will be covering a vacant HOF spot that I am recruiting on a permanent basis and will be starting late February/early March.

The key elements of the Interim role will be to continue the development of the corporate finance side of the organisation (Financial Accounting, Capital Accounting, treasury etc) as well as having oversight and responsibility for all the budgetary areas and Financial Business Partnering teams.


You will be a qualified Accountant with ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA

You will have worked in a large complex organisation, Ideally Public Sector, NHS, Education etc, however candidates from large complex commercial organisations will be considered.

You will have excellent technical accounting experience and be able to run a successful Financial Accounting team, that delivers the year end accounts, Capital Accounting, Capital Project investment and also manage the Finance business partnering teams.

You will have excellent interpersonal teams, being able to influence key stakeholders across the organisation.

you will have an inclusive management style and be able to get the best out of your teams.

Job Offer

An initial 4 month assignment, however this may get extended.

Salary c £225 - £300 per day depending on experience

You will have to go to site to conduct a handover with the departing HOF. This will be for around 1 week. After that, the role will be home based.

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