Head of Finance

Allen Associates
Oxford, UK
12 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Finance

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced finance professional to join a reputable organisation as their Head of Finance. Reporting to the COO and working closely with the Operations Director, as the Head of Finance you will run the Finance Function and manage the finance team accordingly. This role is ideal for individuals with experience managing finance teams and is a great opportunity to make this brand-new role your own.

Head of Finance Responsibilities

As the Head of Finance some of your duties will include:
  • Managing budgeting
  • Financial forecasting
  • Producing policies
  • Overseeing account reconciliation, bookkeeping and financial compliance
  • Implementing a new financial reporting system
  • Managing the finance team

The Head of Finance will have proven experience leading a Finance team and reporting to board level. As the Head of Finance, you will likely be Part-qualified / fully qualified accountant (CIMA, AAT or ACCA) although those qualified by experience will also be considered. Advanced Excel skills is a must including the ability to own and control multiple, interlinking spreadsheets.

Head of Finance Rewards

In addition to a competitive salary the Head of Finance will receive the following benefits:
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holidays
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Regular social events
  • Strong culture of personal development and training


Based in Central Oxford, OX1, there is no onsite parking due to the central location, however the office is close to extensive public transport links.


This rapidly growing and thriving university spin-out has a key focus on working as a team, collaboratively in a positive and dynamic environment. As a Head of Finance, you will lead a small finance team. This passionate company invest in their employees, understanding the importance of personal development and providing training. Additionally, there is a great social culture with regularly organised social events.

Allen Associates is a leading recruitment company with offices in Oxfordshire and West London, recruiting for Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and PA/Administrative roles. Allen Associates operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

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