Interim Head of Finance

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
England, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary
GBP65000 - GBP70000 per annum
Posted
24 May 2022
Closes
26 May 2022
Ref
JN -052022-5617187
Contact
Nikki Price
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
Hours
Full Time

I'm currently working with an innovative and leading Not-for-Profit Technology company. Reporting to the CFO, this a great opportunity for an interim Head of Finance to join a commercially focused NFP company. They offer very flexible, hybrid working - candidates can be home-based with occasional travel to Cheltenham.

Client Details

Innovative and leading Not-for-Profit Technology company - looking for an Interim Head of Finance

Description

Reporting into the CFO, this role has 2 direct reports.

The Interim Head of Finance will:

  • Compile and provides financial analysis, using key performance indicators, on a regular basis to senior leadership and the Board
  • Complete a robust annual budget for approval by the Board
  • Complete and report on financial forecasts as appropriate during the year
  • Run a robust year end process, including preparation of the statutory accounts and returns to stakeholders, co-ordination of the audit and manage the relationships with auditors
  • Maintain a robust set of internal controls within efficient financial processes, compliant with tax and other legislation
  • Leads the preparation of the statutory accounts
  • Prepares and reports to Audit Committee when necessary on audit actions, areas of risk and on the statutory accounts and returns
  • Responsible for communicating financial activities with budget holders and senior management and developing reporting and communications to provide information to assist with decision making
  • Oversight of the payroll and pension processes, ensuring timely, accurate and complete records, calculations and payments

Profile

  • Fully Qualified Accountant - ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience in a finance function, financial and management accounting experience
  • Experience of working with senior leaders and Board level reporting
  • Experience of delivering statutory reporting requirements for group and individual company accounts
  • Strategic level financial management skills
  • Working in the higher education, charity or government sectors would be advantageous

Job Offer

c£70k (pro-rata) - 6-8 month FTC

They offer very flexible, hybrid working - candidates can be home-based with occasional travel to Cheltenham.