Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £58k - 68k per year
Reference: RB14724
Contact Name: Stuart Thomson
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 19, 2021 21:17

Job Description

Are you looking for a role in which you can take full ownership for the day-to-day management of a successful organisation’s Finance function? Do you want to know that your employer has a clear progression plan for you, leading you towards a Director-level role? Would you like to work for an organisation that has outstanding employer satisfaction ratings and genuinely prioritises employee well-being?

This global non-profit organisation, which is based in Leicestershire and has a highly commercial outlook, is seeking a skilled Head of Finance to lead a high-flying team. You will report to the Director of Finance and hold these among your key responsibilities:

  • Managing the day-to-day operation of finance, covering the management accounts and transactional teams
  • Ensuring the production of monthly management accounts, in addition to being responsible for the budgeting and forecasting process, and providing financial support to senior budget holders to support strategic decisions
  • Overseeing financial planning and reporting for the Group, ensuring that Finance is providing the best possible service to the wider organisation
  • Leading on the year end process, and being the key point of contact for auditors
  • Identifying areas for cost saving, owning financial processes and implementing procedures designed to streamline performance.

At all levels in this organisation, internal development is prioritised, and there is a clear succession plan in place for the new Head of Finance. The Finance team is ambitious and happy, and systems are up to date meaning that you can focus on getting the job done!

Benefits include highly flexible working arrangements in an environment that focuses on deliverables instead of presenteeism, and you can expect to do 60% of your work from home once the pandemic has ended.

To be considered for the role, you should:

  • Be a fully qualified accountant with experience developing Finance teams
  • Be experienced in liaising with senior stakeholders, applying a business partnering approach
  • Have exposure across all areas of Finance within organisations applying a highly commercial strategy, and while this role is with a non-profit organisation, candidates from any sector background can be considered

Please apply immediately to have your CV under review ASAP!