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Head of Finance

Employer
Sharp Consultancy Leeds
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 May 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Our client is a rapidly expanding, technology sector SME based in the Leeds. To support their continued development and deliver further growth they are now looking to recruit a Head of Finance deliver effective financial control, on time and accurate reporting and detailed management information to support the strategic direction of the business.

The role will be hands on, providing accurate and effective financial control across the business with key responsibilities including but not being limited to:

• Ensuring smooth running of finances for the business

• Production of monthly management accounts and MI as required for the board

• Production of Statutory accounts and liaison with company auditors on all account and tax matters

• Management and development of a small finance team

• Support the owners to achieve their goals and objectives by accurate financial insight and analysis

• Assist directors in preparing and achieving overall company growth strategy (including forecast company cash flows, budgets and forecasting)

• Treasury management including cash flow and forecasting in a multi-currency environment

• Development / replacement of the financial reporting system

The successful candidate will need to be:
*A qualified Accountant with experience in either practice and industry. This role might suit someone looking to make their first move from practice who has reached Manager grade and is ready for the step up.
*Be able to demonstrate strong progression in their career to date
*The ability to lead, manage and develop a finance team ensuring continuous professional development, driving improvements and standards.
*Experience working in a fast growth SME supporting commercial decision making
*Demonstrate a strong technical competency in financial accounting and reporting whilst also being able to produce highly accurate and insightful monthly management accounts.
*Any experience in a fast paced, rapidly expanding business, setting up processes and systems is highly advantageous.

The position will suit someone looking for an exceptional senior finance opportunity in a rapidly expanding SME. The position is hands on but is also part of the senior team offering strategic influence and commercial direction.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
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