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Head of Finance - 4 days per week or full time

Location: SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 50,000-60,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 4
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-350490

Reed Finance are exclusively representing a leading and dynamic business in South Essex. Organically grown, our client continues to provide high end guidance and support ensuring their clients receive the highest level of professional service.

A new position has been created to ensure the finance department is structured to support the business. The Head of Finance will prepare returns, statutory and management accounts for the business, reviewing controls, procedures and operations while leading the finance team.

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 with excellent commercial and technical ability. This position will suit a career focused individual with a high level of communication and interpersonal skills. Experience within a financial services or similar environment will be beneficial here as well as experience with Sage and exposure to an SME business.

Our client is providing an attractive financial package as well as the opportunity to work 4 days per week if preferred. The opportunity to further develop your career within a successful and high achieving business is available whilst working for an encouraging and dynamic business and senior management team.

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