Head of Finance & Contracts

Our client is a small, exciting, skills-training business with high-growth potential, which completed a successful MBO in 2016 by its Managing Director, supported by a long established and talented team. An ‘Investor in People’, with ambitious plans aiming to double profits year on year, Mitre Group Ltd works with some of the UK’s leading organisations –‘it’s an amazing business to be part of’ and has a friendly, hardworking culture.   

Mitre is a fast paced, flexible commercial business, it is training provider of accredited and bespoke programmes across diverse sectors, including many Premier & Football League Clubs; it offers comprehensive Training Programmes, mainly in the youth community, sports development and stadia safety arena’s.  It is quality driven and recognised by official Training providers and able to access funding for many of its programmes. 

Due to its anticipated growth and expansion, the company seeks a ‘Head of Finance and Contracts’ to report directly to the MD and work collaboratively with the overall business team, having occasional contact with significant customer FD contacts and third parties. You will ideally be a hands-on and broadly experienced  Accountant capable of taking day to day management accounting responsibility as the No1 person in finance for this small business, giving a day to day ‘presence’ in the Milford office. You will also have the opportunity to liaise and report figures to a Non-Executive FD.  

You will take the lead in all day to day financial matters for Mitre, and also be business focused, experienced in producing meaningful monthly financial and management accounts, P&L, budgets/forecasts and capable of managing cash flow and quickly providing ad hoc  financial analysis information to support the MD in her overall  decision-making and to drive commercial business development. The role is based at the head office in Milford in Derbyshire, with a new satellite office recently opened in London, and with some regional personnel. Willingness and ability to occasionally travel in the role is expected.   

The company and its staff are achieving, keen and driven by continually striving for excellence. Mitre seek a motivated AAT or CIMA/ACA/ACCA qualified or time-barred accountant, a proactive self-starter, quite assertive with good communication skills, and with the passion and ambition to be ‘involved’ in this business.

Role: Head of Finance & Contracts

Location: Alfreton / Belper, Derbyshire

Salary: Up to £40k, plus benefits


If you believe you have the requisite accounting expertise that could suit the requirements of this role, please apply quickly to Anita Caldwell or Karl Bradley at RMG, as the retained recruitment adviser, or call 01928 711800 to discuss further. reference AC/12385/Nov18 




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