Head of Finance

Posted 12 June by Recruitment Helpdesk
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Head of Finance

£50,000 - £55,000 + bonus

Watford, Herts

Our Client is an established privately owned business who’s head office is based in North London.

We are recruiting for a "hands on" Head of Finance who will take charge of the finance function and will support the Board with all aspects of Financial Management. This is a key position in the management and future development of the company. Impeccable accounting capability is a prerequisite, but also the ability to provide commercial and strategic advice to the Board. For the right candidate there should be the opportunity to progress to Financial Director in the medium term.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading financial operations and directing financial planning and structures
  • Co-ordinating, analysing and reporting financial performance to the management team
  • Preparing short and long-term financial forecasts of financial performance
  • Lead, motivate and support the small Finance Team to ensure services exceed expectations
  • Act as an internal coach for the senior management team by providing professional advice/support
  • Ensure that all company financial systems implemented are robust and compliant

A passion for your role with a flexible and dynamic work ethic will be vital.

Suitable candidates will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Experience working as Financial Controller, or at a similar level
  • Focused and professional with a self-motivated approach and able to display robust innovative commercial acumen
  • Numerical and analytical with a proactive approach to finding effective solutions with strong practical problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an inspiring approach to leading your team and working across the wider business.
  • Experience of introducing new financial systems would be preferable

Please note: all applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK

Required skills

  • ACCA
  • Finance
  • Finance Team
  • Management

Reference: 38202403

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