Head of Finance

Michael Page
£50000 - £65000 per annum
16 Oct 2018
16 Nov 2018
Emma Chamberlain
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Part time
Experience level

Our client is looking for a qualified Head of Finance with experience from a Professional Services background. The HoF is an important, strategic and senior member of the team that is crucial for business growth and development.

Client Details

Our client is a professional services organisation spanning across the East Midlands, predominantly across Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. They are a large and rapidly growing SME with around a £7 million turnover. They have a strong training environment where they aim to develop and progress new employees.


The key responsibilities for the Head of Finance will be:

  • Financial management of the firm including reporting to Senior memebers of the board.

  • Management and Completion of the annual budget cycle and annual accounts preparation

  • Compliance with regulations, including responsibilities as the Firm's Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration

  • Provision of financial and strategic management input in the role as a member of the Board of Management and to the Partnership generally

  • Improvement of financial disciplines throughout the firm


  • A 5-10 years qualified Accountant with team management experience

  • Experience of working in professional services post qualification is desirable as is working in a commercial environment outside of professional services

  • Ability to take on COFA role together with an understanding of corporate and personal tax are essential

  • Ability to think strategically and to work pro-actively

  • An effective report writer who is adept at making presentations

Job Offer

  • Option to join a pension scheme where we will match up to 4% contribution

  • BUPA

  • Health Insurance, also known as Group Income Protection, which pays a percentage of salary after 6 months sickness absence

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Health Screening

  • Discounted Health Club and Gym Memberships

  • Competitive holiday entitlement that rises with length of service

  • Death in Service benefit