Head of Finance

Financial Controller

Your new company
A vibrant growing professional services and technology business in West London are recruiting for a Head of Finance. Reporting into the CFO, this is an exciting unique opportunity. Located in a corporate friendly head office, this business supply to many leading FTSE businesses. A privately owned SME they are going through an exciting period of change, which adds to the unique experience of this position. This period of change includes a systems implementation, an acquisition and a sale.

What makes this organisation special is their culture; training, development and team work are at the heart of everything they do. The CFO embodies this and seeks someone whom they can develop to be a future Finance Director, but also someone who can nurture, care for and develop their own team. This global SME operate a hybrid culture.

Your new role.
Reporting to a passionate and supportive CFO, this role will take the applicant on a career defining journey.
To start with you will be responsible for the management and financial reporting, P&L and cash flow.
Financial statements and job costing. You will ensure month end reporting is completed on time.
You will train and develop the finance team, as well as use new technology to improve the financial control process and procedures.
Other duties will include managing the audit and the external payroll provider
Over time you will take responsibility for some key business analysis, and then eventually be trained on essential business partnering giving you exposure to key stakeholders, including the CEO
Due to the changing environment you will get exposure to acquisitions, a sale and a systems implementation.

What you'll need to succeed.
You will be an ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified accountant, who is happy doing traditional month end and a financial control role for at least a year. After this time the role will develop more into financial analysis, and eventually business partnering. This role would suit someone who has a vision of being a future Finance Director.
You will have solid reporting experience, and know what good looks like from either an accounting firm or from a corporate or PE backed business. You will be able to work to strict deadlines, have attention to detail but also you will be hungry to grow and develop.

What you'll get in return
Salary guide £65,000 to £75,000 depending on experience. Profit related bonus, can be up to 20% of the annual salary level, pension and private healthcare. Hybrid working culture, (however you will be expected to be in the office more at certain times of the year) The chance to work internationally if you wish.
Excellent mentoring and support by a passionate CFO .
Exposure to systems implementations, acquisitions and a sale.

What you need to do now
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Job Type
Working Pattern
Flexible Working,Full-time
Technology & Internet Services
Hammersmith and Fulham
Senior Finance Qualified

Talk to a consultant

Talk to James Brent, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in London-Kingston
2nd Floor, The Malt House, 25 - 29 High Street

Telephone: 0208 247 4044