Head of Finance

Recruiter
FD Recruit
Location
Newbury
Salary
60000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent, full-time Head of Finance within a £2.5 million turnover market leading business that has experienced sustainable growth since its inception in 2000, both organically and through acquisition. They require a hands-on finance professional to provide finance, accounting and commercial support across the organisation. Reporting to the Non-Executive FD and the CEO, the successful candidate will lead a small Finance team, with the responsibility of ensuring the smooth running of the finance function during this crucial time.

Key duties will encompass:

  • Production of timely, accurate and meaningful financial reports and analysis to local and national senior management and to head office
  • Oversee all daily, weekly and monthly transactional requirements
  • Developing a robust finance and back office team
  • Manage cash flow by tracking and monitoring transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Supporting and challenging budget owners to meet targets and deliver budgets and obtain best value
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, including payroll and invoicing
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations

About you:

  • Qualified Accountant ACA / ACCA / CIMA, ideally with 2-5 years post qualified experience, preferably in the media, retail or technology sectors
  • A motivated finance professional with an eye for detail and a passion for adding value
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Works well under pressure in fast paced environment
  • Strong technical, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Sound in IT systems and process driven

This role would suit an experienced Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Management Accountant or SME Finance Director, looking for a varied position. This is a great opportunity to make a significant, long term impact in a growing company with the potential for career progression and personal development opportunities for a determined individual who is ready to make their mark.