Head of Finance

Lloyd Barnes Accountancy Recruitment
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lloyd Barnes Accountancy Recruitment have been exclusively retained to recruit the Head of Finance for an award winning local organisation. My client is seeking to appoint an experienced & fully qualified accountant for their highly successful leisure based business in East Devon. Working as the Head of Finance you will you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day financial operations, including managing a small finance team. You will be a dynamic forward thinking accountant with "hands on experience " gained in a small to medium sized business. As an important member of the Senior Management Team, you will be responsible for the entire accounting system and report direct to the General Manager & Company Directors.

The successful applicant will have a strong sense of customer service coupled with robust systems skills, ideally to include experience of Sage.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Budgets and forecasts
  • Month end process
  • VAT returns
  • Other statutory returns
  • Maintain Work in Progress schedules
  • Bank account reconciliations
  • Maintain and control sales, purchase and nominal ledgers
  • Supervise the balancing of the sales ledger and credit control
  • Payroll - preparation of monthly payroll and supervision of weekly payroll
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Register
  • Preparation of Annual Financial accounts and supporting schedules for external auditors
  • Overseeing and managing the accounting team and their roles
  • Ongoing improvement of internal financial controls and reporting
  • Drive improvements in business IT and finance systems
  • Work in conjunction with the Directors to develop strategies that will take the business forward

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