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Head of Finance

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Pickwick, Corsham, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Full Time
Our Client is a well-established manufacturer of specialist premium products based in Corsham, near Bath. \r\n\r\n

They are in a strong financial position and, due to retirement, are now looking to recruit a forward-thinking Head of Finance who will play a key role in transforming the finance department and creating a solid platform for their future growth. \r\n\r\n

Head of Finance - The Role \r\n\r\n

As Head of Finance, you will play an important part in setting out improved financial processes and strategies together with managing the company’s finances. \r\n\r\n

You will be required to get into the detail, understanding and improving processes, whilst also being confident managing a small team and presenting financial data and recommendations to senior management. \r\n\r\n

Key responsibilities include: \r\n\r\n
    \r\n\tContributing to strategy at a leadership level within the organisation; \r\n\tOverseeing the finances of the business, including production and analysis of monthly results and responsibility for VAT, tax, cash management, oversight of payroll etc; \r\n\tAbility to provide sound financial and commercial management, including budgeting, forecasting and cash flow management; \r\n\tCoordinate the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports and develop systems to improve reporting requirements; \r\n\tPrepare and present financial reports at board meetings; \r\n\tEnsure all statutory financial compliance requirements are met; \r\n\tAssist with ad hoc finance projects. \r\n \r\n\r\n
    The Successful Applicant \r\n\r\n

    As Head of Finance, you will be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) who has experience working in high-growth SMEs. \r\n\r\n

    Ideally, you will demonstrate: \r\n\r\n
      \r\n\tA diligent, problem-solving and proactive attitude - prepared to be into the detail of the accounts as well as assisting with strategic planning; \r\n\tExperience working in the manufacturing industry is desirable; \r\n\tWorking knowledge of ERP systems desirable; \r\n\tExperience in developing systems to improve reporting requirements; \r\n\tStrong analytical, presentation and Excel skills; \r\n\tExcellent communication and presentation skills; \r\n\tA pragmatic, self-motivated and proactive mindset. \r\n \r\n

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