Head of Finance

Up to £70000 pa
18 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
MA GAAP 1537
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
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