Head of Finance

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
18 Jun 2018
Closes
16 Jul 2018
Ref
00084204
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Head of Finance is required to join a successful and growing Technology Services company. They make it their business to provide an outstanding, innovative service where customer service, integrity & respect are their key values. The company delivers a variety of managed & project services across a wide range of clients throughout the UK in the SMB/SME marketplace.

They are looking for a highly motivated and experienced finance professional to join them on a permanent basis. The company is employee owned & as such you will reap the rewards of the commitment & contribution you will bring to the team.

You must be well presented, able to communicate effectively, have sound organisational, time & task management skills, be a committed & collaborative team player & relish success. You should be able to build rapport with clients, suppliers & colleagues.

Essential Skills & Knowledge
- Relevant accountancy qualification(s)
- Xero Accounting and Xero Payroll
- Proven experience in a head of finance, finance manager or financial controller role
- Excellent Microsoft Office skills & a high level of competence with Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables, graphs, filtering & sorting

Desirable
- Microsoft Power BI skills
- Experience working in a technology services company

You will be responsible for managing all the company's regular accounting functions & processes, including carrying out the following activities:
- Posting supplier & other invoices
- Posting sales information
- Managing work in progress
- Reconciling bank & credit card accounts with sales & supplier accounts
- Managing purchase ledger, making supplier & other payments via BACS
- Preparing and running monthly payroll
- Preparing company P&L information & reports in a timely manner
- Responding to supplier account queries
- Preparing quarterly VAT submissions
- Preparing & maintaining cash flow projections & budgets
- Assisting with preparation of the annual accounts
- Updating the fixed asset register
- Preparing & running direct debit collections
- Credit control
- Managing the group pension scheme & healthcare scheme

You will report to the Managing Director & ensure the completion of regular processes in a timely manner so that the Board & Senior Management team will be fully informed of financial KPIs on a monthly basis.

The company is looking for someone who can subscribe to their employee ownership culture & commitment to continued success for the business. The ability to think like a business owner & understand what it means to be a co-owner of a flourishing business is essential.

In return, they will provide a competitive salary plus benefits, 30 days' annual leave, the opportunity to become an employee owner & be part of a supportive, friendly work environment, allowing your skills to flourish & experience to broaden. Benefits include employee bonus, employee Health Plan & Death in Service scheme.