Head of Finance

  • Location
    Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary
    £ 45000 - £ 50000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Finance Manager

Job Title - Head of Finance

Salary - up to £50k depending on experience

Hours - 37 hours a week

Adecco are delighted to be supporting this growing company based in Chelmsford with the hiring of their new head of finance.

We are looking for someone to lead on the day to day corporate finance related matters and manage an efficient, cost-effective finance function consistent with modern accounting approaches, legislation, and parent company policy and protocols.

You will need to ensure the smooth running of the company's finances and oversee all financial activities, ensuring the delivery and reporting of all agreed financial targets. Lead on developing and modelling financial strategies for new business that increase profitability. To be able to determine and implement all matters related to the financial controls and governance of all income and expenditure, including the management of client funds.

Main Responsibilities

  • To manage the day-to-day accounting function

  • To oversee the development and implementation of the annual budget-setting process and ensure that year end accounts are produced accurately and on time

  • To support the long-term planning of budgets and management information in line with strategic planning objectives

  • To take responsibility for the management of monthly income and expenditure accounts, cash flow, a regular balance sheet and monthly management accounts and forecasting. All financial statements should be accompanied by a written narrative to support the translation and interpretation of the figures

  • To take lead responsibility for putting in place the required financial controls, undertaking regular checks and audits to ensure compliance, as well as monitoring compliance with broader financial management standards and regulations

  • To take day to day responsibility for stakeholder relationships with the bank and liaise with external auditors on annual accounts and taxation matters

  • To line manage the Corporate Finance function

  • To ensure that the staff and corporate-led payrolls are run efficiently, accurately and to time

  • To work with relevant staff members and external partners to support funding applications relating to financial matters

We are looking for someone who is ambitious and want to deliver to the highest of standards. This company is in a period of growth and so for the right person you will become a key figure within this business.

If you would like any further information on this role then please reach out to Bola on 01245 268 666 to apply for the role online

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