Head of Finance

Full Time – UK

About the role


  • HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm (Flexibility Required)
  • LOCATION: Baltic Place, HQ (Gateshead)
  • HOLIDAYS: Annual Leave + Bank Holidays + December Off (Fully Paid)
  • CONTRACT: Full Time, Permanent

Global Procurement Group:

Global Procurement Group (GPG) is an international group of companies specialising in energy services and technologies. The group recently posted revenues detailing growth at 40% p.a. from 2017-2020.

GPG continues to expand rapidly, with operations in Gateshead, Newcastle and Leeds (UK), Paris and Malta (Europe), Texas (US) and Chennai (India). GPG will employ 1,000 heads by the end of the year. We project a Total Contract Value of £112m+ in 2021 across the group.

The UK trading arm, Northern Gas and Power, are the UK’s largest energy consultancy. Managing energy assets for over 20,000 clients globally, we currently contract over 30TWhs of energy – more than the entire annual consumption of Ireland.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

The Head of Finance will be expected to cover a number of aspects of Group accounting, providing timely and accurate financial information to the CFO and the Board, as well as reporting to various external stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management and oversight of the centralised financial and management accounting teams
  • Responsibility and oversight of the production of the monthly management accounts for all group company entities as well as the group consolidation within agreed timescales as set out within the team’s objectives including P&Ls, BS, cash flow and analysis
  • Analysis of monthly reporting of key KPIs
  • Oversight of cash management and reporting
  • Ensuring compliance with all banking covenants
  • Financial forecasting
  • All tax and regulatory compliance across the group with support from local employees and advisors
  • Managing relationships with our banks, external auditors and advisors across the group
  • Operate and improve internal controls and drive efficiencies within the finance function
  • Financial analysis and project work
  • Carry out any other duties as may reasonably be requested

Personal Attributes

Experience, Skills, Qualifications:

  • ACA qualified accountant
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Target driven and experience of meeting tight deadlines
  • Team player with strong attention to detail
  • Experience of working in an International business
  • Excellent numeracy and IT skills
  • Flexible mindset and can-do attitude
  • Resilient


  • Experience of SAP By design
  • Experience of working in a dynamic, high growth company


For more information on how to change YOUR life:

Email your CV and Cover Letter (optional) to: changeyourlife@ngpltd.co.uk

For a confidential, informal chat, contact us on 0191 478 9504

Disclaimer: Nothing in this job description/advert restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.

All employees are expected to follow and abide by the legal, financial, regulatory, safety, and other general guidelines of the Company and to conduct their activities in a manner consistent with the highest personal and professional standards.

GPG is an equal opportunity employer and applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, colon, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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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.

For more information on how to change YOUR life get in touch with our dedicated team…

t:  0191 478 9504
e:  changeyourlife@ngpltd.co.uk

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.