Head of Finance

11 Aug 2018
19 Aug 2018
Job role

Head of Finance
Leeds City Centre

The Company:

Our client is recruiting on behalf of an incredible financial advisory firm. Founding their business on the principles of bespoke, personal advice and professional council, they are a dynamic, exciting business and have built an enviable reputation throughout Yorkshire and into Scotland.

As a rapidly growing, ambitious and highly profitable business, they are seeking a Head of Finance to take on a newly created role at their offices in Leeds city centre.

The Rewards:

- Salary of circa £50,000
- Company discretionary bonus scheme
- 24 days’ holiday (increasing to 26)
- Company pension scheme
- Private healthcare
- Group income protection
- Life assurance
- Childcare vouchers
- Eye care scheme
- Bike to work scheme

This is an outstanding role for a high calibre, highly ambitious accounting professional with an ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification to take on a newly created role that they will have the chance to shape and develop.

Within an environment of ambition, growth and progression, you will discover that the firm not only focuses on providing high quality financial advice but they have also acquired a number of other businesses in the past few years, growing their reach across the country and developing their client base.

What’s more, you will be provided with full support to further your professional qualifications including gaining your CII membership and will also have the opportunity to progress your career.

Your Role:

As the Head of Finance, you will act as a member of the Management Team that reports to the Executive Board.

Driving forwards the work of the high performing Finance Team, you will make sure the team works in the most efficient, professional and effective manner and delivers amazing services to the firm.

Your role is autonomous and has the potential to add real value to the organisation. The company has just upgraded their systems to Xero, the cloud-based accounting system, and there are huge opportunities to re-evaluate systems and procedures to make the Finance function more effective and efficient.

This senior position will see you working with the CEO on analysis and process modelling work, developing the reporting suite and getting involved in acquisitions and related due diligence. So, if you are ready to get involved in company growth and process improvement all whilst developing and growing your own role, this is an opportunity and a company worth exploring.

About You:

To be considered as the Head of Finance, you will need:

- To be fully ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified
- Post qualification experience
- Experience of liaising with multiple stakeholders
- Experience of influencing decision making
- Evidence of continual learning and development of skills and knowledge

People management experience would highly desirable as would knowledge of Xero Software. Exposure to transaction services and/or mergers and acquisitions would also be advantageous, as would experience gained within a financial services environment.

Our client is eager to hear from you if you have held the role of Head of Finance, Senior Finance Manager, Finance Manager, Accountant, Accounting Manager, Accounts Manager, Accounts Senior, Accountancy Manager, or Qualified Accountant.

So, if you are ready to advance your career as the Head of Finance, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am and 5.00pm - 1 hour for lunch

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