Head of Finance

Michael Page
£90000 - £100000 per annum
30 Nov 2020
07 Dec 2020
JN -112020-1559224
Jamie Gibb
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for a candidate looking to apply their skills in a fast paced software company which is rapidly growing in the current marketplace. This new role has been created in order to help push the business further and keep up with its phenomenal demand for service!

Client Details

This client has undergone an exciting journey since its inception almost 10 years ago, and is growing exponentially! A cloud-based software company, its service extends to a broad range of categories with over 75,000 users and growing!



● Implement effective reporting systems and data presentation ensuring a good level of automation business-wide

● Plan and execute upgrade of accounting systems to cater for planned growth

● Build (as required) and manage financial budget and forecast models

● Design and maintain short and medium-term cash forecasts to predetermine budgeting decisions.

● Develop and implement organisation-wide KPIs specific to each team (in consultation with team leaders)

● Design and implement reports for management, shareholders or other third parties

● Report and feedback to CEO/Board of Directors of the financial performance of the business

● Internal and external presentation of financial information as required

● Actively participate in Board meetings to present and lead major financial projects

● Lead the preparation of financial statements and external audit process, including subsidiaries

● Recruit, develop and manage future talent in the finance team


Key Competencies:

● The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, respected leader with a proven track record in financial management

● Proven experience of overseeing the finance function within an organisation

● Knowledge and experience in working with different accounting systems and implementation experience

● Sound foundations in bookkeeping, bank reconciliation, and cash flow management

● Experience in building teams and track record of people management

● Strong communication and interpersonal skills, credible at all levels both within and outside the finance function

● Highly organsed with the ability to work towards deadline

Job Offer

  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension (5% Contribution)
  • Gym membership
  • Flexible working hours
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Health care

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