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Head of Finance

  • £60000 - £65000 per annum
  • Southampton
  • Posted: 05/11/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387142437

Job Details

An excellent opportunity, for a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with 5 years+ PQE to join a European leader in their niche field as Head of Finance. The business is privately owned and is therefore nimble to make business decisions which has led to a successful period of growth over many years. The company is currently exploring new products and revenue generation opportunities.
Reporting to the Finance Director, this is a pivotal position in the business to ensure the smooth running of the finance function. You will take day to day responsibility for the accounts team to oversee reporting outputs and also to manage, mentor and develop the individuals to enable them to maximise their potential. The other core aspects of the role will include business partnering with Directors and the Senior Management Team to ensure that performance data is analysed and relayed to these key individuals to enable the organisation to undertake clear strategic planning and commercial decision making. You will also play a key role in a variety of projects and business change initiatives to ensure that operations are able to make informed decisions around operational improvements and areas of potential cost reduction. The company is seeking a progressive individual with an “improvement focus” to develop the accounting function into a value adding function.

To take advantage of this excellent opportunity you will be a Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) with a breadth of accounting experience and proven staff management ability. You will possess a desire to innovate to assist the development of management information flows into business strategy and will possess an enthusiastic approach to business partnering with non-finance teams. Ideally you will have good systems skills especially with Excel.
The company is seeking to invest in the successful candidate and envisage being able to provide a career enhancing opportunity for the right individual.

You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
If you’re passionate about this position or are keen to hear more please click on “apply” above as soon as possible.