RD Financial Recruitment

Head of Finance

West Drayton, London (Greater)
25 Jan 2019
24 Feb 2019
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Head Of
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Head of Finance – West Drayton – Permanent

The Head of Finance role is a new position within this growing small business (circa £5m t/o) in the communications and ICT sector. This is a standalone finance role, forming part of the senior management team, reporting to the company CEO with a dotted line report into the FD for the group company, whilst remaining hands-on in the daily finance functions.

Role requirements:

  1. Senior Management Team responsibilities - As part of the management team, will input into all areas of the business: strategic planning; bid and project decision making; capex investment; recruitment etc.
  2. Finance function responsibilities
    • Completion of period end financial and management accounts and compliance requirements, plus presentation of results
    • Financial analysis and month end reporting
    • Management and responsibility for PL, SL and credit control processes
    • Revenue and P&L forecasts; Cashflow forecasting; VAT returns;
  3. Systems, IT and Process Management – become a super user and administrator for systems used by the business; review of existing processes and systems; delivery of efficiency and revenue improvements; IT systems review and development.

Key experience requirements:

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) with sound accounting and finance practices – financial compliance activities and management accounting performance review and analysis.
  • Experienced operating in SME organisations as finance lead or number 2 ready for the next step.
  • Strong IT systems and process experience – demonstrable experience in driving process improvements.
  • Commercially aware and with the ability to identify opportunities and lead on strategic initiatives.

For more information and the opportunity to discuss further, please apply as instructed highlighting your relevant experiences and skills.

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