Head of Finance

Global Accounting Network
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am recruiting for a very innovative tour operator, based South West London who are looking for the next Head of Finance. The company has a turnover of £17 million and is growing rapidly. The role will pay £65,000 + benefits. Shorter notice period would be preferred, as the current incumbent leaves in 2 months, though they will wait on 3 months notice. This role is a great role as you will work with the Group CFO and eventually assume the CFO duties after 2-3 years. The business has european sites and this person will have a team spread across all sites. The role could incorporate a bit of travel, but not totally essential. Its important this person like the travel industry. There will be 8 reports into this role indirectly and 3 main reports. The business is very seasonal and it needs someone who can budget very quickly and talk through variances. Someone that is a key influencer with stakeholders and can put together an investment appraisal for new initiatives as the company grows. The role will be a hands on role, covering every aspect of finance from the production of the MI reports, to stat accounts, treasury and some taxation. Though the audit firm help on taxation matters etc. We are looking for a business partner and someone who can work with the CEO on all projects. The role will involve some currency hedging, cashflow management, internal control upgrades, system enhancements, consolidations and reviewing KPI's. The ideal candidate will be qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA with some team leadership experience and ideally some stakeholder management experience.