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Head of Finance

Location: STANSTED, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 50,000-55,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 5
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-378081

Reed Finance are exclusively representing a leading and growing business in the North West Essex area. Our client provides a high class service to their customers across the UK and continues to develop and innovate in line with business and consumer demands.

Due to a recent acquisition and a pending retirement a new lead finance position has been created to ensure the finance department is structured, grown and developed. The Head of Finance will manage the accounts function providing statutory and management accounts for the business, reviewing controls, procedures and operations while partnering with Directors and senior management.

Reporting into the Managing Director and board, key requirements include:

Prepare monthly management accounts
Management of the finance function and overseeing the finance team
Preparation of monthly P&L, balance sheet and cash flow complete with commentary and analysis against budget
Supervision of balance sheet reconciliations
Preparation of budgets, forecasts and cash flows, ensuring the inclusion of all senior management in the process
Timely production of statutory and financial reports
Managing the audit process and liaison with external personnel
Continuous improvements of the financial controls to streamline processes and reduce errors and inconsistencies
Driving improvements in the MI
Continually reviewing all supporting financial information to identify efficiencies
Ensuring compliance deadlines are met for Tax and VAT returns

The successful professional will be CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualified and demonstrate excellent commercial and technical ability. This position will suit a career focused individual with a high level of communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with Sage 200, advanced Excel skills and previous exposure to an SME business will certainly be advantageous here.

Our client is providing an attractive financial package as well as the opportunity to work both from home and the office as time progresses. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a local, growing and dynamic business in an integral role during a very exciting time for the organisation.

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