Head of Financial Control and Governance

Full Time – UK

About the role


SALARY: Up to £55k + car allowance

HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm (flexibility required)

LOCATION: Baltic Place, Gateshead

HOLIDAYS: 23 days annual leave + bank holidays + December off (fully paid)

CONTRACT: Full-time, permanent

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Northern Gas and Power (NGP) is part of Global Procurement Group, an international energy specialist spanning three continents and operating in five markets. Global Procurement Group currently has operations in Gateshead, Newcastle, and Leeds (UK), Paris and Malta (Europe), Texas (US) and Chennai (India).

NGP works with businesses of all sizes to reduce their energy usage and costs. From global blue-chip organizations to small businesses, we make significant energy cost savings for our clients while reducing their environmental impact.

We are entering into a period of accelerated growth and are on track to employ over 1,000 colleagues by the end of the year.

NGP are now looking to expand the Finance Department due to substantial global growth.  We are looking for an experienced finance leader with real passion for the application of accounting standards and enhancing governance and control in a period of rapid growth.  This is an exciting opportunity to lead an experienced team who deliver payroll, purchase ledger, commissions, external audits, and HRMC returns.

Personal Attributes

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing ensuring consistent governance and control frameworks are applied.
  • Drive the continuous improvement of end-to-end accounting practices.
  • Managing an end-to-end audit process of current systems.
  • Responsible for leading external audits and acting as the first point of contact throughout the process.
  • Lead on the Department’s financial controls, ensuring they are well designed and operate effectively.
  • Line Management Responsibility of payroll, procurement, purchase ledger, financial governance, and commissions.
  • Ensure team performance is achieved.

Experience, Skills, Qualifications:

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Proven experience in a Senior Financial Manager position or equivalent
  • Proficient user of finance software
  • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles
  • Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA)
  • Budget preparation in multi-million industry
  • Experience running annual audit
  • You must have produced or contributed to the production of the annual statement of accounts
  • Sound knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Sound knowledge of company taxation principles
  • Understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns would be desired but not essential

Head of Financial Control and Governance

Full Time – UK

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If you’re ready to move on up to the big time and want to REALLY unleash your potential, come join the biggest and best energy broker in the UK and share in our incredible journey.

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Please Note
Due to the high number of applicants if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. If your skills and competencies develop we would be happy to see a further application from you at that time.