Head of Finance

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Edinburgh, UK
12 Apr 2019
12 Apr 2019
Job Role
Head of Finance
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Robert Half are partnering on an exclusive basis with a growing fintech business to recruit a Head of Finance based in Edinburgh. This is a brand new role in a global company who have went from strength to strength in recent years and as a result, are looking to expand their presence and operations in Edinburgh. The Head of Finance will report into the CFO of the business and will play an pivotal role in achieving the ambitious growth plans laid out by the senior leadership. Role The role of the Head of Finance will have full oversight and responsibility for all financial aspects of the company's operations. The Head of Finance will drive forward strategic decisions within the business and facilitate key performance improvements. Responsibilities You will work closely with your Financial Controller and the supporting finance team based in London, whilst building out a transactional back office in Edinburgh You will contribute to the continuous development of business strategy and financial planning across all areas of the business You will want to challenge decision-making as appropriate whilst providing useful MI/financial information and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers The Head of Finance will oversee the full financial control, including cashflow, banking and borrowing requirements and manage group policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity and risk as appropriate Work in close conjunction with senior leadership within the UK and overseas Ensure that other back office systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth Profile Qualified (ICAS/ACCA/CIMA/ACA) accountant with at least 7/8 years P/Q experience Commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic and insightful with strong operational skills You must have experience of cross currency/multi currency accounting Experience of working in the fintech industry would be desirable Experienced manager with strong attention to detail and evidence of developing a finance function Ability to handle pressure and critical decision-making Salary & Benefits The salary will be between £70,000 - £90,000 (DOE) plus a healthy share option scheme and additional benefits Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice