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Head of Finance

Head of Finance

  • Location

    Wokingham, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chris Goulding

  • Contact email:

    chris.goulding@wademacdonald.com

  • Job ref:

    CG2772_1622534709

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-01

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Head of Finance - Wokingham - £60000 - £65000

A world leading organisation in Wokingham require a Head of Finance to join their team, supporting the Business Unit Manager to ensure the effective running of the business unit. They will build and maintain strong relationships with the operational and administrative staff, have strong commercial awareness and be able to work in a fast paced environment. They will indirectly report in to the Group Financial Director providing monthly reports and management accounts.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Ensure financial transactions are accurately recorded in a timely manner and in accordance with the group and accounting rules
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare / oversee all month end tasks such as accruals, prepayments and closing of ledgers
  • Monitor and report off-balance sheet commitments
  • Manage the company payroll
  • Prepare the Corporation Tax information to Tax Advisors for review and submission
  • Be actively involved with the annual budget preparation process
  • Regular analysis of KPI's
  • Analyse and explain overhead spend and variances against budget
  • Provide analysis to forecast the performance of the business against budget
  • Manage the statutory year end audit

Person Specification

  • CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent accounting qualification
  • Outstanding oral and written communication
  • Ability to translate financial analysis in to clear strategic objectives
  • Cash Management
  • Strong IT skills in particular, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics or SAP preferable

Head of Finance - Wokingham - £60000 - £65000

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.