Head of Finance

Michael Page Finance
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£50000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
Feb 7, 2022

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Qualified, CIMA
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Job Details

Experienced Head of Finance to lead the Finance function and take the organisation through a period of growth and change.

Client Details

The client is a leading, Bristol based national charity that provide an invaluable service to their recipients and pride themselves on the quality of their service.


As the Head of Finance you will:

    To take overall responsibility for the services delivered by the finance team, and to ensure appropriate, efficient and effective financial systems and controls are in place within the department in order to minimise risk. To manage the annual audit, including liaison with auditors and preparation of accounts.
    Proactively review finance processes and controls necessary to ensure compliance with funders and statutory requirements and to safeguard the assets of the organisation. Preparation of monthly management accounts. To support the senior management team in the analysis of monthly results. Provide line management to the Finance Team. Develop and implement procedures and policies to ensure best practice is followed.
    Work with senior management team members to develop the annual budgets, and liaise with senior managers to ensure that budgets are managed effectively and commercially. Internal Audit - To carry out a periodic review and internal audit of the organisation. Financial modelling and forecasting - provide an analysis of financial monitoring throughout the organisation. Cash Flow - preparation of cash flow forecasts identifying areas of risk and monitoring against actual performance.


The successful Candidate will be/have:

Fully Qualified Accountant CIMA/ACCA/ACA. Strong working knowledge and experience of financial reporting and preparation of statutory accounts. Problem solving, analytic and reporting skills. Proven ability to appraise the financial systems, processes, and controls, and identify and implement changes to the processes and procedures. High level of IT literacy, in particular in regards to accounting software and Microsoft Excel.

Job Offer

Flexible working

55-60k Salary


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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