Head Of Finance

Association of Corporate Treasurers
02 Apr 2019
27 Apr 2019
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time

Head of Finance working for the Association of Corporate Treasurers
Ideal for someone with experience of managing the finance function of a company

About Our Client

The ACT sets the global benchmark for treasury excellence and leads the profession through internationally recognised qualifications, by defining standards and championing the continuation of professional development.

This highly regarded and progressive organisation, operates across key areas: professional qualifications, events and conferences, training, publications, regional groups, and the provision of informed and unbiased technical advice.

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Head of Finance is responsible for delivering the financial and management accounting functions for the ACT and its trading subsidiary including reporting and providing support to the business through working closely with all members of the Senior Leadership Team.

As the Head of Finance your responsibilities include:

Taking the lead of all aspects of finance including; monthly management accounts; cash flow; VAT returns; financial controls, and policies and procedures.
Business Partnering and working with the Senior Leadership Team to ensure complete and accurate financial reporting across the organisation. Managing the budgeting and re–forecasting process in an efficient and consultative manner and working with heads of departments to deliver the operational budgets on time and present financial position.
Preparing year end statutory accounts for the group and its subsidiary including liaising with external auditors.
Directly managing and mentoring two assistant accountants, who are responsible for purchase ledger and sales ledger, and lead in their development.
Reviewing current financial processes and taking the lead in continual improvement and innovation.
Acting as a deputy to the CFO on all financial matters.

The Successful Applicant

The ACT needs an experienced qualified accountant, with a strong hands on approach, to help lead the finance team and the organisation through change and opportunities.

You will need to have good all–round accounting and system skills, with significant experience in all aspects of the day to day running of a finance team. Excellent communication skills are essential, and you must be able to effectively partner with a wide–range of senior financial and non–financial stakeholders.

A manager with great interpersonal skills who is adept at developing and coaching a team will do well here.

Candidates from any background and industry are encouraged to apply as long as you have experience in the above criteria.

What's on Offer

GBP60,000– GBP65,000 plus excellent benefits, flexible working and options to work from home.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

Ref Code: MPCYZ

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