Head of Finance

Michael Page
Liverpool, Merseyside
11 Aug 2022
18 Aug 2022
JN -062022-5638485
Laura Brown
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

The Head of Finance is to ensure the maintenance of effective financial control and compliance across the organisation, providing accurate and timely management information to support strategic decision making.

Client Details

This client are a reputable, established, forward thinking organisation that are based in North Liverpool- Sefton.


The Head of Finance is responsible for the entire finance functions for 3 legal entities inclusive of a Charitable Trust and a Limited company.

Main responsibilities are

  • Budgetary planning, forecasting
  • Business Partnering across the organisation- Supporting the Executive Team, Senior Management Teams and budget holders providing monthly, as well as ad hoc support and advice.
  • Manage monthly financial reporting including the management accounts pack and any project level financial reports
  • All statutory accounting
  • All related tax matters
  • Lead on the maintenance and review of the control environment through the ongoing review of financial policies and processes
  • Ensure effective balance sheet control through monthly review of bank and other account reconciliation
  • Manage banking processes, oversee payments and cash flow forecasting
  • Capital program monitoring
  • Staff management of a team of 3


The successful candidate will have strong technical ability coupled with a hands on approach. This opportunity for Head of Finance is an interesting, varied remit and requires the individual to be able to manage a varying workload, support with strategic decision making as well as managing a small team.

Job Offer

Whats on offer:

  • 8% pension contribution (via salary sacrifice scheme)
  • 30 days holiday excluding bank holidays (but 5 days must be taken to cover Christmas closure)
  • Free staff lunch
  • Free gym membership to on-site Sports Centre gym
  • Working hours 8.30-4.30pm (4pm finish on Fridays)
  • Office based, in term time maximum of one day per week working from home with more flexibility during school holiday periods.