Head Of Finance

Recruitment Sector

London/Hybrid - up to £90,000 +benefits

Are you looking to move to a rapidly growing, fast paced recruitment consultancy serving an impressive array of clients in the UK and international markets?

If you are seeking a role that will play a key part in taking an already successful, highly-reputable business into its next phase of growth, this could be the ideal move.

Headquartered in London with a great reputation and with a strong foothold in their niche market, they have built an exceptional team who have a shared vision, enabling the growth and success to date.

With a team comprised of vastly experienced market recruitment professionals, they are able to partner with their clients ranging from international corporations through to SMEs, to secure the best available talent.

They are now taking the same approach to their own Finance Function and you will be joining an organisation which is uniquely placed to thrive in this robust and developing industry.

They are seeking a strong Head Of Finance in this newly created position to join the SLT and help with the next, exciting chapter of their journey.

As their first HOF you will be a key part of this, playing a significant part in the business and having the ability to influence change.

Reporting to, and works closely with, the CEO, this role has strong day to day interaction with the Board.

You will developing the finance function which is currently outsourced, and ensure that business aquires insightful and acurate strategic information in addition to a variety of ad-hoc project work.

The opportunity would suit someone that has worked with PE or in an exceptionally high-growth company.

You will be responsible for group reporting, tax, insurance, corporate reporting, and executive remuneration. Data reporting and management would be a part of this role which will dovetail with operations. Other tasks include board reporting, statutory accounts and cash flow forecasting and using your commenrcial acumen and Finance expertise to help drive growth across the business.

They are ideally seeking a qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA), however, as key competencies, commerciality, attitude and knowledge are the essential drivers, they would also consider an individual who is qualified by experience.

If the above role describes you and an opportunity that you feel suited to, and you have recent, relevant experience working in a small to mid-size recruitment company and you have overseen a business that has gone through a period of growth, then get in touch for a confidential conversation.

Responsibilities will include:

· Working closely with the CEO to develop, track and analyse the business plan.

· Facilitating financial planning and forecasting to produce robust plans

· Ensuring the business is complying with both statutory and regulatory requirements

· Working closely with service providers, auditors and contractors.

· Implementing and standardising financial policies and procedures.

You will:

· Have a proven background in a senior finance position at a small to midsize recruitment consultancy

· Have a proven and demonstrable experience of developing credible finance strategies

· The ability to make decisions and to take accountability

· Excellent communication, both written, spoken and in presentation

· Be qualified to ACCA or CIMA (or experience equivalent) and be technically strong in accounting, reporting and tax

· Have the mind-set of an entrepreneur – be able to generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo!

· Take a ‘Hands On’ approach to tasks with a can-do attitude.

What they offer:

  • Holiday – 26+ days and additional days for life events such as getting married/civil partnerships and moving home
  • Hybrid working – flexibility of home and office working
  • Work life balance – 4.5 day working week with a 1pm Friday finish, plus flexi-hours
  • Health – full private medical cover, online doctor appointments, discounts & rewards such as Apple Watch, 50% off gym memberships, retail vouchers & discounted hotels and spa trips
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity leave
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