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Head of Finance

Posted 7 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Head of Finance - £60,000 - Stoke Mandeville - Team of 5 - Reporting to CFO - Management/Statutory Accounting

Your new company
A fantastic Head of Finance opportunity has become available for a strong team manager. You will be joining a business who have recently gone through recent changes following successfully receiving a chartered status. This has offered the business a fantastic opportunity of growth and recognition, so they are keen to get the right people in who can support this busy period ahead.

Your new role
As the Head of Finance you will report directly in to the CFO and have a team of 5 reporting in to you. You will have full ownership of the day to day accounting of the organisation. You will oversee a Management Accountant and a Commercial Accountant and oversee their month end duties. This will involve reviewing of the balance sheet reconciliations and the P&L.

You will work extremely closely with the CFO, providing with the monthly management information containing the monthly management accounts, variance analysis actual, prior year vs budget and commentary on trading performance. You will also support them in making key business decisions and business partnering with other department managers to ensure they are operating within budget.

As well as owning the monthly reporting you will take a lead in the annual accounting and audit process. This will involve overseeing the production of the statutory accounting and year end file. You will also be a key contact for the audits and assist with any requests or queries they may have. You will also take a lead in the budgeting and forecasting of the business and discuss this with the budget holders.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role, you will ideally be an ACCA, CIMA or ACA qualified accountant. They are looking for a strong people manager for this role so proven experience in management is needed. As you will look after the financial reporting, you will need experience of the full accounting cycle. Excel will be used regularly in this role so intermediate knowledge is required

What you'll get in return
Performance related bonus potential up to 5% of salary Holiday up to 25 days per annum plus bank holidays Pension 4%+ Private Healthcare Tailored staff training and support

What you need to do now
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Required skills

  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA Financial Controller/Head of Finance

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