Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Reference: 3722270_1575559371
Contact Name: Steven O'Connell
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 05, 2019 15:23

Job Description

Your new company

My client is a government department based in Central London. They are currently recruiting for a Head of Finance on a permanent basis.

Your new role

You will lead on the continued development and implementation of the commercial strategy, providing support and assistance to the ensure policies, procedures, and new business development opportunities are implemented to agreed deadlines. You will provide technical expertise to the Finance team, and the wider organisation, to ensure the continued development of the control environment, ensuring best practice for financial reporting, and compliance with current and future developments in statutory obligations. Furthermore, you will lead the Finance team in providing regular, and ad hoc, high quality management reporting and information in accordance with agreed timetables. In addition, you with lead on the preparation of the annual budget and lead, and advise, on the organisations continued tax compliance, including VAT procedures and quarterly VAT return submission. In addition, you will support the development of the organisations current, and future, financial systems including Focal Point, Select Pay and Access Dimensions. You will be responsible for oversight, and supervision, for system upgrades and implementations and lead, and enhance, internal financial controls, procedures and processes, continually looking to improve the financial control environment Supplier management, ensuring compliance with the organisations procurement policies and controls.

What you'll need to succeed

In order to succeed you will have experience working at Head of Finance level or similar in a small to medium sized organisation. You will have demonstrable people management experience which will include the development and motivation of a team. You will also be a qualified (ACCA/CIMA) accountant with experience of producing management and statutory accounts.

What you'll get in return

In return you will receive a salary of up to £60000 per annum working for an excellent government department on a permanent basis. An excellent benefits package will also be included.

What you need to do now

In order to be considered, please apply ASAP.

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