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Head of Finance

Head of Finance

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £75000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Estha Heiden

  • Contact email:

    esthah@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000006957_1562142633

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Role Profile

My client is currently recruiting for a permanent Head of Finance. This is a new and exciting position and will play a pivotal role in the growth and development of the organisation.

Reporting to the Finance Director, the Head of Finance will take full ownership for the finance function and will be responsible for the team's growth and development. This is a hybrid role covering everything one would expect from a technical perspective while taking the lead on and developing the business partnering role of finance by working with Senior Management.

The successful incumbent will have a suite of technical finance skills, be able to identify and drive efficiency and best practice, and the ability to lead, manage and engage at all levels. You will be motivated to support the Finance Director with commercial decision making and business development activities in a fast-paced environment.

This role is visible across the business with full involvement in the finance committee and exposure at Board level.

Job Description

·Must be capable of processing payroll and pension, an VAT returns with view to delegating as new hires are made
·Will need to build a finance team - one or two reports (existing support will be inherited and is in place)
·Must be able to produce meaningful aggregated/consolidated management accounts and analysis
·Must have experience of business partnering, providing analysis and recommendations for decision making
·Must be able to manage budgeting and forecasting processes
·Must be inquisitive and have the ability to continuously challenge how things are done
·Must be able to set up and manage cross charging mechanisms between the charity and the trading subsidiary
·Experience of using varied accounting systems a definite advantage
·Must have experience of managing year end audit and statutory accounts preparation
·Experience of systems migration is desirable
·Will be responsible for producing papers for the Finance Committee and Board. Attendance at Finance Committee and access to Board Trustees