Finance Team Leader

Job Title: Finance Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -012021-1994383_1609757464
Contact Name: Josh MacDonnell
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2021 10:51

Job Description

Finance Manager role within a highly respected Thames Valley outsourcing firm.

Client Details

One of the Thames Valley's most highly coveted financial services businesses. Based in Reading, 20 minutes from Paddington & owned by one of the world's largest investment fund, my client are one of the leading financial and administrative outsourcing companies serving the UK SME financial services sector. With a reputation locally for developing excellent accountants and future leaders in finance my client are looking to speak with "best in class" qualified accountants from the Big 4, looking for their next step.


  • Delivering a co-ordinated service to a portfolio of clients
  • Managing service delivery on accounting/financial matters (i.e. outsourced CFO/FC)
  • Detailed review of all accounting output
  • Ownership of accounting output
  • Management of resource requirements within the team through business cycle
  • Managing the workflow of the team on a day to day basis
  • Maintaining a high standard of service and good client relations
  • Co-ordinating service delivery with other disciplines
  • Managing the effectiveness of accounting technical resources
  • Managing team billing
  • Team debt management
  • You will also have responsibility for Business Planning, People Development, Risk Management and Business Development


  • Qualified Accountant, preferably ACA or ACCA
  • Multi discipline awareness
  • Business risk aware
  • Client service orientated
  • Results oriented
  • Strong people and team management skills especially to develop people by motivating and coaching
  • Capable of managing a small team
  • Good written and oral communication
  • Good presentation skills
  • Willingness to build relationships and to influence positively at all levels
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Well organised and a good planner

Job Offer

  • £60,000 plus benefits.
  • Ownership of portfolio
  • Leadership development
  • A chance to work on areas of finance you've not experienced
  • The ability to manage your own time effectively.
  • Working alongside some of the Thames Valley's brightest future finance leaders