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Head of Finance

Hays Senior Finance
England, Kent
GBP60000.0 - GBP65000.0 per annum + Circa £65,000
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

Job Details

Your new company
FMCG Business based in East Kent are looking to recruit an experienced Head of Finance to manage the financial function. The purpose of the role is to take responsibility for all accounting functions within the business and to guide, manage and mentor the finance team.

Your new role

  • Preparation of statutory accounts and management of the annual audit
  • Responsible for staff and procedures within the accounts department
  • Assist the Directors in developing the companies futures plans and strategies
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly management accounts. Including month end journals, accruals, and prepayments.
  • Overview of all payroll processes and adherence to relevant legislation.
  • Submission of VAT returns
  • Maintain relationships with external stakeholders
  • Drive continuous improvement in the company's administration processes and procedures. Improving efficiencies and driving down costs

What you'll need to succeed
The Head of Finance will ideally be a Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA), with 5 years' experience in a senior finance role, with experience of producing high quality financial statements.

What you'll get in return
The Head of Finance is paying circa £65,000 per Annum plus other benefits.

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.

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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

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