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Head of Finance - Aberdeen

Ref: 181 Date Posted: Tuesday 13 Feb 2024

Vero has been exclusively appointed by a leading investment group to recruit an experienced Head of Finance for one of their high profile portfolio businesses. This represents a truly unique opportunity for an experienced accountant to act as a business partner to a high performing management team.


Who is our client:

Our client has a reputation of forming market-leading organisations by helping entrepreneurial businesses to flourish. Since forming, the team has been highly acquisitive and have enjoyed a significant amount of success.

The portfolio company has a rich history, being headquartered in Aberdeen but with significant operations overseas, with a key focus on the Middle East.


The opportunity:

To join a leading international service business, to help shape and develop a high performing finance function, at a critical time in their growth strategy.


The role:

The position of Head of Finance reports to the Managing Director, along with the wider Senior Group Finance Team.

This is a hands on role, overseeing day to day finance, as well as managing a small team based across the UK and Middle East. The successful individual will work alongside a team of experienced finance professionals, each with responsibility for their own entities within the Group.

This represents a first-class, unrivalled opportunity for an experienced accountant to add significant value to a role, acting as a business partner to a range of stakeholders.

Key duties:

• Responsible for overseeing day to day finance

• Management accounts preparation/review for multiple entities

• Month-end reporting into the Group finance function

• Reporting in multiple currencies

• Responsible for a small team across the UK and the Middle East

• Cashflow forecasting

• Annual budget process plus revised forecasting on quarterly basis

• Convey information to MD plus operational team as well as Group finance

• Responsible for day to day management of the audit process during the annual audit cycle

• Liaising with wider Group finance function with regards to banking and VAT


Who are we looking for:

Applicants should have prior experience of working at a senior level in a dynamic and fast paced service company. International and multi-currency experience is highly desired, in particular knowledge of the Middle East.

You must be an autonomous self-starter, with the ability to work cross-function. You will thrive at providing a business partnering service to management team, and you will be adept at communicating complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders.


What’s on offer:

In return, our client is offering an incredibly stimulating culture and role, with the real ability to shape the function.

A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer. 



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