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Head of Finance

Compass Associates
Closing date
10 Apr 2021

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Head of Finance | Healthcare
Kensington London | Office Based
£60,000 to £80,000 inc bens

Our client offers over 100 years of combined experience in elderly care, healthcare and hospitality and is recognised as the premier provider of luxury care services in London.
They are passionately devoted to enhancing the lives of their members and families. They blend their expertise in providing tailored, compassionate care, with world-class hospitality, to create an unrivalled culture of uncompromising excellence in everything they do. Based on the success of their award winning first home in Chelsea, they are expanding across London with both 4 additional properties and innovative new services for seniors.

This is a key appointment needed as soon as possible.
This is a stand-alone Finance role managing all the financial aspect for 3 small companies. Reporting to MD. The group is in a joint venture with a leading private equity firm and has one 15-bed luxury care home trading with a turnover of £2.5 million. The business is currently developing three other luxury sites all in Central London, opening between mid to 2021 to early 2022.

The role will be based at the companies head office in the beautiful neighbourhood of South Kensington. The role will be primarily based in the head office with regular visits to the care home(s) around London.

The role encompasses the processing and payment runs for suppliers, bank reconciliations, approving sales invoices, credit control, VAT returns, payroll, preparation of monthly accounts including month end schedules, monthly reporting to the UK & US investors, preparation of annual budgets and ½ year reforecasting.

The Accountant will also oversee the financial work of the receptionist at each care home who will process purchase invoices including approval and prepare the payment runs. The role will be report to the Managing Director and will include liaising with the private equity partner's (PEP) accountants; attending the PEP and UK monthly management meetings.

Candidate Profile

Background: good SME background with plenty hands on experience, including looking after more than one company i.e. managed a small group, a hands-on finance professional interested in developing and growing with the company. (real estate, care and healthcare and bonus).

Qualifications: Qualified by Experience (QBE), Part Qualified - preferably AAT-trained

Personality: An approachable, self-motivated, confident, process-driven and organized accountant who is resilient and with the ability to challenge appropriately. Good communication skills, polite and tactful. Will be liaising with families and stakeholders of high net worth.

Further details:
Salary: + private healthcare + pension.
20% Bonus.
Pension: Employee Own Defined Contribution Pension Scheme % to be agreed.
Annual Leave: 25 days + all bank holidays.
Flexible working
Discounts for local shops, restaurants and gym membership (Perk Box).
Employee Assistance Programme (advice service)
Vitality Health Insurance Cover for Employee & Family.

This job advert is designed to outline a range of main duties that may be encountered. It is not designed to be an exhaustive list of tasks and can be varied in consultation with the post holder.

To Apply

For further information and to apply please contact Julie Gregson
(phone number removed)
NOTE If I do not get back to you it is because we have been overwhelmed with applications and the role has been filled.
CCS | Compass Corporate Services is a division of Compass holding group and are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 worth of John Lewis Vouchers for each successful recommendation
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