Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rutland
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Reference: 3861574_1601308039
Contact Name: Simon Lydon
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 28, 2020 16:48

Job Description

Prestigious organisation based in Leicestershire seek to appoint a Head of Finance.

Your new company

Prestigious and renowned organisation based in Leicestershire are seeking to appoint a qualified Head of Finance to support the executive board in driving financial performance in line with expectations and budgets.

Your new role

As a key member of the senior leadership team, you will be responsible for the monitoring and control of the financial performance of the organisation as well as providing financial planning and analysis, strategic and commercial guidance. In addition you will be responsible for the internal controls and governance whilst also overseeing the outsourced IT function.

Your key duties and responsibilities will include;

  • Manage the finance team through a collaborative and supportive approach.
  • Prepare annual budgets and interim forecasts working with the Senior Management Team.
  • Prepare monthly accounts, reporting by activity against budget, and reviewing for potential corrective action.
  • Prepare annual accounts and supporting schedules for the annual audit
  • Manage cash flow including close monitoring of trade debtors.
  • Manage short term investments through the organisation's advisers.
  • Company Secretarial duties
  • Statutory returns to Companies House and the Charity Commission.
  • Tax returns relating to staff and service provider payrolls and reporting to HMRC of untaxed payments to same.
  • VAT returns including partial exemption calculations.
  • Other returns and routines as required including payroll, banking, supplier relationships, fixed assets register.
  • Insurance, banking and pension matters including relationships with relevant external agencies.
  • Maintain a detailed working knowledge of Sage Line 50, Excel, and the Institute's database.
  • Involvement, as necessary, in matters affecting office arrangements, systems and routines.
  • Provide guidance and support to the senior management team in planning, implementing, and monitoring of financial aspects of the organisation's activity.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate will be a confident and engaging qualified finance professional, able to demonstrate a strong track record in driving performance, influencing and leading strategy. You will have a pro-active approach to process and systems improvement and a desire to drive the performance and profile of the organization.

What you'll get in return

The successful applicant will be rewarded with an attractive salary package, a challenging and varied role in a prestigious and respected organization. You will be an integral member of the senior leadership team and as such will pay a key part in devising and implementing strategy.

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