Head of Finance

Kettering, UK
£45000 - £50000/annum
06 Oct 2020
03 Nov 2020
Job role
Head of finance
Experience level
We're delighted to be recruiting for a Head of Finance on behalf of a local charitable organisation. Joining an exciting and fast-paced business, the successful applicant will demonstrate a passion and drive for working with colleagues at all levels to devise and implement an effective finance strategy. You will also be involved in producing accurate financial and management accounts and overseeing the day to day accounting processes for the business.

Duties and responsibilities:

Preparing management accounts with commentary and variances
Creation and delivery of budgets
Carrying out forecasting and financial reporting as required by the senior management team
Preparation of annual accounts for external audit and internal review by the board
Implementing the finance business plan
Leading the strategic direction and decision making of the Finance function
Managing cashflow and cash purchasing for the business
Explore and initiate opportunities for reducing costs and maximizing efficiencies to increase profit margins
VAT returns
Overseeing day to day accounting processes and assisting where required
Involvement in purchasing processSkills and experience required:

CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified
Previous experience in a similar role, ideally within a charitable or not-for-profit organisation
Demonstrates an extensive knowledge of VAT
Ability to successfully adapt to changing demands and conditions within an environment of change and growth.
IT proficient, with good understanding and experience of Sage accounting software
Sound commercial acumen
Takes a positive, resilient approach to work and enjoys problem solving
Enjoys working as part of a cohesive team
Helpful and approachable, with excellent written and verbal communication skillsHours of work:

Monday to Friday, 40 hours per weekSalary and benefits:

£45,000 - £50,000
22 days annual leave + bank holidays
Free on-site parking