Head of Finance

Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
£65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted
09 Apr 2019
Closes
07 May 2019
Ref
14005244/001
Contact
Donna Croucher
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

Opportunity to develop and improve processes and systems to increase efficiency

Commercial business partnering opportunity

Client Details

The company has a well known brand, and is part of a much larger group. It stands alone as an SME within that, and has offices on a business park on the outskirts of Reading (avoiding all traffic!)

Description

The business is profitable and growing, but it needs to evolve the commerciality around their decision making. Alongside traditional monthly accounting, annual reporting and ownership of the finance team - this role will partner with business operations in order to support their further growth. The Financial Controller will involve themselves in all site meetings, working with non-finance teams to analyse where they are making and losing money, and how they should make improvements and efficiency's. The processes are very manual, so they would like a candidate who can help support automation, and reducing time spent on accounting and business issues.

There is a team of 3 staff who need coaching development and leadership. While it's not necessary that candidates have staff management experience, you will need to show a desire and capability to lead.

Profile

Candidates should be qualified accountants, who have worked in a Finance Manager role or similar, keen to step up into a more senior role. Your experience to date should be a mix of financial/management accounting, as well as supporting the commercials in a business.

Job Offer

A salary of between £60,000 and £70,000 depending on experience. There will be a discretionary bonus, pension, health care package.

There is parking on site.

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