Head of Finance

Location
London
Salary
Up to £70000 pa
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
25 Oct 2016
Ref
MA GAAP 1537
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a well established Recruitment business with offices across the UK. This role will be based in central London. They are now looking to recruit a new Head of Finance who will report to the MD.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the full accounting functions for the company
  • Manage a finance team of 7.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts.
  • Preparation of the monthly MI and reporting pack including variance analysis and KPIs.
  • Day to day cash flow management and reporting.  
  • Preparation of annual financial budgets and monthly flexed budgets. 
  • Responsible for monthly payroll including calculation of employee & management commissions 
  • Daily recording of sales/payments using Sage 200 - UK and International
  • Process, manage, assist and reconcile Customer accounts
  • Local & International risk assessment checks for new clients
  • Management and Reconciliation of Invoice Discounting Facility
  • Process, manage and reconcile Bank accounts & Credit Cards
  • Various company, branch and department reports to management, suppliers, Bank and directors
  • Submit all relevant company information to HMRC (incl. VAT, P35 etc.) and Companies House 
  • Overseeing the preparation of VAT and Intrastat returns

Candidate Profile

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience using Sage 200, advance excel (incl. Pivot tables, V-lookups and Macro's)
  • Previous accounts experience in a recruitment agency beneficial 
  • Excellent at Time Management and prioritising 
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Presentable, articulate, professional and flexible
  • Positive attitude to work
  • The ability to present accurate information to the Directors