Head of Finance


  • £242 per day
  • London
  • Posted: 17/11/2021
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: 387142487

Job Details

“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” - Oscar Wilde.

Sheridan Maine is delighted to be working with a renowned organisation to assist with their search for a Head of Finance. This is a temp to perm role which offers hybrid working hours to a qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/ACMA) with previous team management experience.

The role will suit someone who is excited by the idea of working in a fast-changing environment and having a hands-on approach to supporting and maintaining good internal controls and being able and willing to implement process improvements.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Liaison with the external auditors and management of the audit process for all entities
• Preparation of statutory financial statements and narrative
• Quarterly and Annual VAT return preparation and submission
• Filing of tax returns
• Supervision of pension filings
• Preparation of monthly financial accounting and group consolidation for all entities
• Ownership of balance sheet accounts and completion of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
• Responsible for accurate posting of monthly payrolls
• Ownership of the financial controls for transactions and accounting
• Regular updating of financial controls documentation with stakeholders
• Monthly management accounts preparation and reporting
• Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts for the same budget holders
• Ownership of the finance system and chart of accounts
• Act as superuser and provide training to new finance system users
• Plan and manage the delivery of regular system updates
• Line management of two team members

What you will need to be great for this role:
• Qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/ACMA)
• Have experience of leading a small finance team and providing commercial support to senior management
• Demonstrate strong Excel skills and, ideally, experience of using Sage and/or Microsoft Business Dynamics

This role sits within IR35.

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.


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