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Head of Finance

Posted 4 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

Head of Finance role offering £55,000 - £65,000 per annum

Your new company
Our client is a leading public sector organisation in Edinburgh looking to appoint a Head of Finance. Reporting to the Chief executive, this is critical leadership role within the structure and will be part of the Executive team. The Head of Finance has overall responsibility for the management and development of the Finance Team. This is a rare opportunity to join a prestigious organisation at an exciting time.

Your new role
You will be responsible for the smooth running and development of an established finance team. You will Identify and develop skills within the Finance business alongside statutory and management accounting, business performance analysis and developing existing processes and procedures. You will support business planning, performance and risk management processes and will have proven experience of leading change and be confident with changing and developing financial systems. The Head of Finance will be responsible for Financial reporting to the Board and present to the Executive Committees around change programmes aswell as the financial performance of the function. You will be responsible for managing budget setting and monitoring including long term financial strategy forecasts and influencing key decisions across the wider business.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a Qualified Accountant with significant technical accounting knowledge across financial reporting functions. You will be familiar with all statutory and regulatory requirements including payroll, tax and vat arrangements in addition to possessing strong leadership experience to drive forwards change. The Head of finance will be a fully qualified accountant with experience across financial systems and improvements.

What you'll get in return
You will be awarded a generous salary and package as well as joining the organisation at an exciting time. This is a senior role and is an excellent opportunity to grow and develop the business.

What you need to do now
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