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Head of Operations & Finance

Hampshire, South East England, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 21, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Director/Head of Finance
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Head of Operations & Finance

Permanent : Full Time

£60,000 - £75,000 ( depending on experience and qualifications )

Reporting: MD

Hampshire / Hybrid ( 3 days in the office)

Ref: VisionFR2997

VisionFR has received a lovely role for a Head of Operations & Finance working in a growing SME creative agency based in Hampshire, reporting to the MD. The Head of Operations & Finance will look after the financials and guide the financial strategy and operations of the business. This role will be supported by a part time Finance Assistant.

Responsibilities of the Head of Operations & Finance
  • Oversee financial, compliance and strategic panning
  • Lead the budgeting process
  • Monitor expenses & costs
  • Manage cash flow forecasting
  • Prepare regular reports for the Board including recommendations
  • Manage/Oversee the IT function
  • Collaborate with functional Heads to align finances with goals and expectations
  • Resource allocation and project management
  • Help develop a freelance network
  • Identify opportunities for pricing decisions and strategies to enhance profit margins
  • Develop risk management strategies
  • Improve the operations & Systems within the agency without damaging the creative culture

Key skills of the Head Operations & Finance
  • Qualified Accountant Ideally ( or Qualified By Experience)
  • Min of 5 years experience of working in a creative agency within operations/ finance functions
  • Experienced in setting Finance Forecasts/ Budgets
  • Proven track record of implementing processes
  • Good operational skills
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Knowledge of Xero
  • Great communication skills
  • Abiliity to talk finance to non finance people
  • Strong Business partnering
  • Empethy and a softness to work withing a close Knit creative team
  • Happy to work in the office 3 days a week

VisionFR is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, inclusion and eliminating unlawful discrimination within our workforce and whilst fulfilling our Client recruitment needs.

Due to the high level of applications being received if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion, usually due to other candidates having more relevant sector exposure, qualifications or required skills. We thank you for your interest.

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