Head of Finance

Kate John Associates Limited
08 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
Job role
Head of finance
Experience level
Reporting directly into the CFO, this role will be responsible for the production and integrity of all financial reports . In addition this role will be responsible for ensuring financial controls, policies and procedures are adhered to and ensuring risk management processes are in place.

This is a high profile position which relies upon a strong and current technical understanding. Alongside a robust financial reporting skill set you will also be comfortable with managing senior stakeholders and presenting to Board.

You will have held senior positions prior to this with extensive team management and be accomplished at managing people at different levels.

As well as the breadth of the day to day responsibilities, (which include financial control, margin analysis, reporting, ownership of statutory accounts) you will be focused on process improvement and comfortable working within a fast paced, dynamic business.

Required experience;
  • Previous experience as a Financial Controller in a large business including preparing Stat accounts.
  • Experience presenting Board papers to exec Board
  • Strong experience in identifying and implementing internal controls, policies and procedures.
  • Strong presentation, relationship building, negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution skills with senior stakeholders.
  • An excellent people manager who is passionate about developing talent and does so proactively.
  • Able to apply analytical skills beyond the traditional functions of finance and to bring them to bear on a broad range of commercial issues.
  • Qualified Accountant with minimum of 7 years post qualified experience.