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Head of Finance

Posted 27 February by staff-finda Ended

Head of Finance – Farnborough – Full Time -  Competitive Salary + Amazing Benefits

Are you a commercially minded individual with a thorough understanding of accountancy principles?

Are you a diligent, proactive and innovative professional with extensive accounting experience?

If so, we are looking for a new Head of Finance to join our team in Farnborough. We are looking for you to have a strong accounting or financial background. You will be an organised, self-motivated and innovative individual with a drive for constantly improving and developing the capabilities of the Finance team as well as supporting the strategic growth aspirations of the company.

If this sounds like the job for you, then please apply today.

About Us

We are one of the world’s most trusted adventure travel companies with over 500 trips to more than 120 countries. We are passionate about travel and have developed a wide range of unique activities and adventures which give our customers an unforgettable experience with a team of award-winning leaders.

The Role

As Head of Finance you will be responsible for maintaining and developing the finance team that is focussed on providing a wealth of key performance information, both forward and backward looking, to support the strategic growth aspirations of the business. You will manage and communicate proactively with the team as well as playing a key role in the senior management team contributing to wider business goals.

Part of your key responsibilities will include financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, regulatory compliance, SMT meetings, financial insight projects, finance team management, monitoring foreign exchange as well as additional duties as and when is required.

To be successful in this role you will be adaptable to shifting deadlines and priorities throughout the working year. As part of a wider group, you will need to collaborate with your fellow finance professionals to consolidate financials, share knowledge, development and resource.

Key responsibilities, skills and attitudes

  • Commercially minded
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues at all levels
  • Thorough understanding of accountancy principles with a proven track record
  • Computer literate - excellent knowledge and experience of Excel and accounting systems
  • High level of accuracy, quality and attention to detail in all work
  • Ability to challenge processes and participate in the design and delivery of effective solutions
  • Previous travel industry experience or a passion for travel is desirable
  • Strong awareness of market conditions and an ability to react accordingly
  • CIMA or a relevant qualification or previous experience


  • 20 days holiday + Bank Holidays + One day per year of service up to 25 days
  • Ability to Buy and Sell Holiday
  • Private healthcare
  • Staff discount scheme - Up to 50% off Explore Tours
  • Massage therapist
  • Free Educational Travel Experiences
  • Childcare Vouchers

Next Step 

If you like the look of this Head of Finance opportunity and have the necessary skills and experience, please apply today by clicking apply and completing our application process through staff-finda. We are looking to interview and hire a suitable candidate over the next few weeks and look forward to receiving your application.

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Head of Finance – Farnborough – Full Time -  Competitive Salary + Amazing Benefits

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