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Head of Finance

Hays Senior Finance
Didcot, Oxfordshire, England
GBP55000.00 - GBP65000.00 per annum
Closing date
25 Apr 2023

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Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Head of Finance | South Oxfordshire | £55,000 - £65,000 | Hybrid Working

Your new company

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Group that supplies products and services to blue-chip clients in the UK and America. Due to significant growth, you will help the Finance Director with the day-to-day running on the finance function, as well as contributing to the growth of the company.

Your new role

As the successful candidate, your responsibilities will include:

  • Production of Management Accounts with variance analysis to budget
  • Balance sheet reconciliation and analysis
  • Managing cash and cashflow forecasting
  • Modelling to support commercial bids, tenders and new product analysis
  • Supporting the audit, tax, CIS and VAT requirements
  • Managing relationships with the group's bankers, lenders etc
  • Continuously reviewing and improving the financial systems and software
  • Preparing and processing payroll for the group
  • Managing the group's insurances

What you'll need to succeed

To be the successful candidate, you will need to be / have:

  • Studying, Qualified Accountant, or Qualified by Experience
  • Experience in a similar role, or in a role aspiring to be a FC in an SME
  • Ability to self-manage and support the Leadership Team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills Good interpersonal skills

What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available, hybrid working (2/3 day split), excellent working culture, free parking and much more!

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

You can rely on us to deliver today and help you plan for tomorrow


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