Head of Finance

Michael Page
London, East London
£62000 - £67000 per annum
20 Feb 2024
19 Mar 2024
JN -022024-6338655
Eze Ewuzie
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Seeking a dedicated and experienced Head of Finance to oversee and manage the Accounting & Finance department in East London. The ideal candidate will be someone with a strong background in finance and a proven track record of managing a team in the education sector.

Client Details

The organisation is a renowned entity and a leading institution in the education sector. With over 500 employees, the institution is based in East London and is known for its commitment towards creating a positive impact on society through education and training.


Oversee the financial and accounting operations of the company.
Prepare and present financial reports to the board of directors.
Ensure compliance with financial regulations and standards.
Manage budgeting and forecasting processes.
Lead and mentor a team of finance professionals.
Implement strategies to improve financial performance.
Manage financial risk within the organisation.
Collaborate with other departments to achieve the organisation's objectives.


A successful Head of Finance should have:

Professional certification such as CIMA, ACCA or CPA.
Experience in managing a finance team.
Proven experience in the education sector.
Excellent leadership and communication skills.
Strong understanding of financial regulations and standards.
Proficiency in financial management software.

Job Offer

A competitive salary in the range of £62,000 - £67,000 per annum.
Generous annual leave of 35 days.
An employer pension contribution of 22%, with a 6% employee contribution.
Flexibility with hybrid working.
Access to a staff car park.
Staff discounts on various products and services.

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