Interim Head of Finance

Job Ref: CL520

Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
SECTOR: Retail, FMCG & Hospitality
DAY RATE: £400
JOB TYPE: Contract

Main responsibilities:

  • Financial management including full responsibilities for 20 entities
  • Production of group accounts including sales and financial KPI’s
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Cash and Treasury Management
  • Group and entity performance management
  • Business Partner CEO, Directors and all other non-finance teams
  • Strategic planning
  • Financial leadership and control – 1 direct report & 2 indirect reports

Global Accounting Network is currently partnering with a PE backed luxury hospitality business headquartered in London’s West End. They have a portfolio of luxurious hotels based in and around the French regions with a successful heritage and unwavering reputation. This boutique business is looking for a Head of Finance who is fluent or native French to join on a 9-12 months contract starting in February 2019. 

The interim Head of Finance plays a key role in the success of this business with a really broad scope to work very closely with the business. Key areas include day to day financial management, group performance management, business partnering and decision support, financial control and strategic planning. This role requires complete Fluency in French and experience in both UK and French GAAP. 


  • Qualified CA/ACA/ACCA, with 1-2 years PQE Minimum
  • Fluency in French is essential 
  • Ideally from an Audit background 
  • Strong Experience in tight cash flow and treasury management
  • Demonstrable capability to analyse and report data including advanced excel skills
  • Strong understanding of control environment, business processes etc
  • Technical but practical Ability to apply sound judgement to accounting situations / questions
  • Financial reporting – IFRS or UK GAAP and French GAAP 

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