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Head of Group Finance

Location : Llanelli
Type : Permanent
Salary : Highly competitive remuneration package

Head4Talent is delighted to be working with Owens Group to lead the recruitment for a Head of Group Finance.

Owens Group, with a Head Office in Llanelli and almost half of a century of successful trading history provides market-leading transport and warehousing services across the UK. Its other activities include express and home delivery services, recycling services, authorised HGV and PSV testing facilities as well as owning and operating several services stations.

The Group has experienced substantial growth over the last 5 years, through significant investment and organic expansion and additionally through acquisition. The Group is set to achieve record turnover this year of c. £100m and currently employs c. 900 employees.

The Group is proud of its family heritage and the business founder and Managing Director, Huw Owen, was awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list 2021 for services to employment and the community in Llanelli and South Wales.

The Group works across a diverse customer and product portfolio and is proud of its significant and enviable Client base. The Owens Group comprises two family-owned businesses, namely Owens Road Services Ltd and subsidiary companies and Dafen Service Station Ltd.

As the business looks forward to the future and its ongoing consolidation and development, it is pleased to be able to promote an outstanding opportunity for a highly talented Finance leader to join the Group.

Reporting to the MD, and working as part of the senior leadership team, the Head of Group Finance will play a pivotal role in developing and executing the delivery of the Group’s financial strategy. This role will give strong leadership to the finance team to provide timely and effective financial reporting aiding management insight to support business decision making.

As a trusted advisor to the Board and as business partner to the wider leadership team we are looking for an exceptional Finance leader with a strong track record to date of success, delivery and commitment with high levels of professional standards, customer service, personal integrity and work ethic.

For an informal discussion with our retained consultant Sian Drinkwater ACA, Director, Head4Talent or a copy of the candidate pack, please forward your CV to sarah.gilbert@head4talent.com who will be able to arrange a call and forward you a copy of the full candidate brief. The pack contains full details of the application process including timescales. We look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience. 

Head4Talent has been retained by Owens Group on an exclusive agency basis and any direct applications will be forwarded to Head4Talent for our review.

Position of : Head of Group Finance, Llanelli

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