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Head of Finanace

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Trace Recruitment
12 March 2012
12 April 2012
Job Function
Contract Type
£45,000 - £55,000

Further information

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:




Trace Recruitment

We specialise in the recruitment of qualified and senior level finance professionals across commerce, financial services and the third sector. We concentrate on London, and the South East, and pockets of Europe.

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