Head of Finance

AFR Consulting
Blackburn, UK
09 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Job Role
Head of Finance
Contract Type
My client is a privately owned business currently seeking an experienced accountant to head up the finance function and be a key part of the senior management team. The Head of Finance will have full responsibility for financial control and analysis of information and will be expected to contribute to commercial decision making. The company operates within the property, leisure and hospitality sector and candidates with previous experience in these areas would be very attractive, ideally ACCA / CIMA / ACA qualified. The Head of Finance will undertake the following duties: Preparation of the monthly accounts and reporting pack for the board Production of forecasts and cashflows Preparation of full budget pack Balance sheet control Preparation of ad hoc reports Developing departmental KPI's Point of contact for banks, auditors etc. The role will involve working closely with department managers throughout the business and you will be expected to interrogate and challenge results to seek ways of improving performance and reducing costs. You will be expected to analyse pricing and products to ensure improvement in gross margin and turnover, compensating for seasonal fluctuations and ensuring a high volume of transactions are recorded accurately. Supervising a small team you should be adept at looking for new ways to improve controls and procedures whilst also acting as a mentor to get the best out of your team. This fantastic role requires an individual with previous experience at Financial Controller level who can confidently manage a department. The tenacity to drive changes and the gravitas to operate credibly at board level will also be key components of the position. Please apply now to be considered for this vacancy. If you are interested in Finance jobs and Accountancy vacancies in Lancashire and Greater Manchester please forward your CV to AFR Consulting and we can support your job search This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/84850621