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Head of Finance

Accountancy Recruitment Wales
Cardiff County, Wales, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 25, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

Headquartered in Cardiff, our client is a fast growth business which has seen turnover rise to almost £90m in the current financial year. This impressive growth is down to innovative thinking from a forward-thinking management team as well as very strong customer service to a loyal and increasing customer base.

Growth plans include organic growth in the UK, the USA, Europe and the Far East as well as suitable acquisitions.

The Opportunity:

This is an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic and progressive Head of Finance to join this business in this exciting growth phase, contributing to the overall performance and management of the business. The role will involve working closely with the FD, and there are very real progression prospects to FD level within the next 2 years.

The Role:

Develop and implement comprehensive financial strategies aligned with organisational goals and objectives

Drive financial planning processes including budgeting, forecasting, and long-term financial modelling

Analyse financial performance and provide insights to the Board for strategic decision-making

Assist with the setting up of a US entity including statutory reporting and liaising with relevant stakeholders

Monitoring, assigning and creating funds to ensure adequate cashflow

Lead the annual audit, liaising with external auditors

Monitor and develop internal controls and processes ensuring best practice

Responsible for all statutory compliance, including statutory reporting and necessary VAT/tax compliance, in the UK and overseas

Business partnering with the senior management team

Manage, develop and mentor a large finance team

The Candidate:
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • A Confident and effective communicator with a proven track record of driving business growth
  • Previous experience of managing and leading a team
  • International experience is desirable
  • A flexible hands-on approach to work
  • Hard working, driven and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • A continuous improvement approach
  • Previous experience of managing financial processes and delivering high quality management reporting
  • Strong IT skills, particularly ERP systems and Excel

The Salary

Up to £85k plus benefits, office based


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