Head of Finance

Recruiter
Huntress
Location
Farringdon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
15 Feb 2019
Ref
1062200269
Job Role
Head of Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
Head of Finance required for an innovative Technology start up business based in Central London. This newly created position is working along side the UK Managing Director and is in the number one position within Finance in the UK. This is an incredible opportunity to join a leading and highly successful start up during a very exciting time of growth and development. This role would suit a Qualified finance professional with experience working within a Technology or Creative business. The successful candidate will have both a financially technical and commercial history with experience working with global shared services functions. Key skills: ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified Experience working with Global shared services function Proven history with setting up accounting processes Experience working within both a Financial and Commercial setting Experience working within a start up business Background in Technology or Creative industry Strong numerical ability coupled with sound reasoning and logical deduction skills Extensive experience within a Finance leadership position Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Key

Responsibilities:
Leads the controller-ship function by setting up accounting processes in collaboration with Global Shared Services Ensuring timely and efficient communication with Global Shared services and other internal customers to identify and discuss issues for improvement of operations, work quality and efficiency for area of responsibility. Ensure compliance with corporate and country standards, regulations, and guidelines. Liasing with local tax authorities and consultants Leading local internal and external audits. Ensure transparency in financial reporting and disclosures. Define and implements internal controls regarding financial and non-financial operations. Drive appropriate cost structure, productivity optimisation, and capital efficiency. Manage and closely monitor the cash flow and takes action to improve Net Working Capital. Executes risk review procedures and processes in line with global policy and standard to minimise commercial and financial risks and exposure. Be responsible for the Country P&L and Establish and oversees processes and tools necessary to obtain transparent and reliable financial data and business information. Contribute to the definition of the strategy for the business unit. Serves as the key partner for the relevant business leader in determining strategy for area of responsibility, aligning with wider strategy, implementing, and making adjustments in implementation as needed. Identifies and communicates commercial and financial risks and opportunities from business propositions. Ensure high quality of financial data and business information in line with defined standard and financial closing schedules of Group Company. Oversees the business planning and forecasting process for the area of responsibility and serves as the interface to Corp FP&A Function Translate strategy into business plans and establish measurable target. Evaluate financial implication of various strategic decisions, builds scenarios and recommend action. Monitor progress achieved and provides insight and analysis to support operational decision-making. Identify issues, and advise management on action plans and operational strategies to resolve. Apply today Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation. Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles. PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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