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Head of Finance

Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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The Opportunity:

For this Head of Finance position, you will primarily be managing a busy finance department within their head office in Newcastle.

Some of the key responsibilities for this successful person would be but no limited to:

* Lead and mentor a small finance team of five

* Participate in the development of a strategic business plan to meet group business objectives

* Set up a robust and clear procurement process to be implemented across the group

* Review current funding requirements and providers

* Identify new funding opportunities for the organisation

* Lead the financial management team, reporting directly to the Managing Director

* Work closely with the MD on business efficiencies, some procurement and other projects

* Lead the monthly reporting process, ensuring that information provided is accurate and delivered within agreed timescales

* Work collaboratively with the Finance Manager to prepare annual budgets

* Work closely with the Finance Manager to ensure that the Finance department is working towards deadlines

* Carry out timely and accurate preparation and reconciliation of financial information used to prepare monthly management accounts for a group of companies

The Candidate:

The successful Head of Finance will be/have:

* Be a qualified or part qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIPFA or CIMA)

* Or you may be qualified by experience, with relevant experience of supporting a growing organisation in a high-volume environment

* Have successful experience in a similar finance role up to Director level

* You will be comfortable working autonomously within an SME environment

* Previous experience in a financial leadership position is important

* Experience in the reconciliation of monthly financial information for multiple entities

* Be confident in the use of Excel spreadsheets and Sage Line 50 Accounts

* Be a confident team player, able to support and mentor finance staff

* Strong leadership and communication skills are essential


* 37.5 hours

* Flexible hours arrangements

* 25 days holiday plus public holidays

* Salary sacrifice childcare vouchers

* Free parking

* Access to company events

* An inclusive and open workplace

* This role will be working within an office environment with an opportunity for WFH to be considered once settled into the position

They have big ambitions for the future - and therefore want to speak to the right individuals with the right energy and values to take them there.

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