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Head of Finance, Newbury


Location: South East

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent, full-time Head of Finance within a £2.5 million turnover market leading business that has experienced sustainable growth since its inception in 2000, both organically and through acquisition. They require a hands-on finance professional to provide finance, accounting and commercial support across the organisation. Reporting to the Non-Executive FD and the CEO, the successful candidate will lead a small Finance team, with the responsibility of ensuring the smooth running of the finance function during this crucial time.

Key duties will encompass:

  • Production of timely, accurate and meaningful financial reports and analysis to local and national senior management and to head office
  • Oversee all daily, weekly and monthly transactional requirements
  • Developing a robust finance and back office team
  • Manage cash flow by tracking and monitoring transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Supporting and challenging budget owners to meet targets and deliver budgets and obtain best value
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, including payroll and invoicing
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations

About you:

  • Qualified Accountant ACA / ACCA / CIMA, ideally with 2-5 years post qualified experience, preferably in the media, retail or technology sectors
  • A motivated finance professional with an eye for detail and a passion for adding value
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Works well under pressure in fast paced environment
  • Strong technical, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Sound in IT systems and process driven

This role would suit an experienced Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Management Accountant or SME Finance Director, looking for a varied position. This is a great opportunity to make a significant, long term impact in a growing company with the potential for career progression and personal development opportunities for a determined individual who is ready to make their mark.

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