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Head of Finance

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Mould

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Head of Finance

an internationally recognised marketing firm are looking for a Head of Finance to join thier team.

Sitting as number 2 to the CFO, the Head of Finance will lead and manage a large team of 10 finance staff, responsible for the end-to-end management of finance function.

Managing the team, this role oversees delivery of monthly group reporting, budgeting, and forecasting. The ideal candidate will be a strong technical background and experience in providing decisions and operational support for not only finance but the wider function.

This is a really modern business, it's dress down all the time, a very relaxed office atmosphere and a dynamic, ambitious set of people to work with.

Duties of the role include:

  • Leading financial and management reporting and processes
  • Delivering budgeting and planning and providing support and analyst to the business
  • Support the CFO on acquisition finance for any potential future M&A activity and help to shape strategic decisions across the organisation
  • Assisting other departments with new systems and process ensuring internal controls and policies are met
  • Oversee a team of more than 10 direct reports including responsibility for the AP and AR function
  • Overseeing the external and internal audit processes and driving improvements across the finance team

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Fully qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) with at least 8 years post qualification experience, ideally within retail, manufacturing, FMCG or branding
  • Experience in a similar role at the executive level, having industry knowledge is advantageous
  • Experience managing teams and strong stakeholder and commercial manager experience
  • High attention to detail and experience working in fast paced dynamic environments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, key business partner
  • Previous experience managing a finance team

Salary is up to £90,000 plus bonus and benefits.

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