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Head of Finance

North London, London

£45000 - £53000 per annum + Holiday, Pension


Are you an ambitious, articulate Head of Finance looking for an exciting yet challenging role? How does a role allowing you to grasp the founding aspects of finance sound? Are you wanting to make a real difference in your next step? If so, read on!

My client, a £20 million turnover education organisation based in London, are looking for a Head of Finance to lead their finance team. This is a brandnew role, which is going to allow the successful to candidate to make the role their own and, while working closely with the Finance Director, build on the already established finance team by twofold in the coming 18 months.

Main Responsibilities

  • Leading the day to day operations in the finance function, overseeing a medium sized team of dedicated staff.
  • Addressing the everpresent need for efficiency within the finance system by ensuring that opportunities to tweak processes are taken, with a view to upgrade in the coming year.
  • Create and maintain appropriate documentation to support with audits.
  • Planning and enacting the budget setting process with key stakeholders as well as leading on financial reporting and the preparation of annual statutory accounts.
  • Play a key role in the development of team members reporting into this role.

This operational role has all the aspects required to act as the perfect stepping stone for your development into a Finance Director in the next 5 years. To succeed, you will have demonstrable experience of driving improvements across a finance function, specifically within systems and processes.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A Qualified Accountant (desirable) or Part Qualified/QBE (Essential)
  • A proven Head of Finance or an ambitious and motivated Finance Manager/Controller looking for their next step.
  • Experienced working within the education sector.
  • Enthusiastic and always willing to develop those around them.

If this role is of interest, please apply with urgency as this role is expected to have a high amount of applications.

Posted 23 days ago

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