Head of Finanace

£45,000 - £55,000
12 Mar 2012
12 Apr 2012
Job Function
Financial Controller
Full Time
Contract Type

Urgently looking for a Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with 2-3 years post qualification experience, ideally in an SME environment, to become the new Head of Finance for this IT/Technology business

Candidates who are qualified by experience will also be considered if they have 4-5 years’ experience working in an IT-related SME environment.




Reporting directly to the Commercial Director, you will initially be responsible for overseeing one Finance Manager and a Bookkeeper (who you will be responsible for hiring) sometime in the next 2 - 3 months.


Key responsibilities:






·     Manage and develop the Finance Manager


· Manage month/year end


· Prepare the monthly management accounts pack and present to the Board


· Review the management accounts and provide commentary and analysis of variances


· Maintain the rolling financial forecast




and annual budget · Business unit profitability analysis


· Capital projects - financial analysis and control


· Review and overhaul of systems, policies and procedures


· Payroll


· Dealing with internal HR-Finance related queries (such as stakeholder pensions, private medical insurance etc


, VAT returns · Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with 2-3 years post qualification experience ideally in an SME environment, OR


· Qualified by experience candidate with 4-5 years’ experience working in an IT related SME environment


· Minimum 2 years’ experience using Sage Line 50 & good understanding of advanced features


Advanced Excel user (complex functions)


Strong experience with IT/Technology/Data industries


This is a newly created role, due to the rapid growth of the business, so provides a great chance for an ambitious individual looking for a move up the Finance Director, as the business grows.

Key Skills: