Head of Finance

Hays A&F
England, Leicestershire, Leicester
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + flex working, 31 hols, exc pension
08 Jan 2019
05 Feb 2019
Simon Lydon
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Prestigious policy and research organisation in central Leicester are recruiting for a Head of Finance.

Your new company
Hays Senior Finance are delighted to be working exclusively with a prestigious policy, research and development organisation based in central Leicester in the recruitment of a Head of Finance to support their continued growth and success. This unique and rewarding organisation operate to support the educational development and growth of adults.

Your new role
You will lead a small team to provide an effective financial support service to a number of key stakeholders within the business.
The key duties and responsibilities include the preparation and presentation of the monthly management accounts and forecasts, quarterly board reports, year-end statutory reporting, managing the external audit process, VAT and statutory returns, GL reconciliations and ad-hoc support tasks.
The organisation has a large number of projects running concurrently so the provision of accounting and commercial support to the project managers will also be hugely important.
In addition the organisation are currently implementing a new ERP system and experience of using Microsoft Navision would also be advantageous.

What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will be a qualified finance professional with a strong track record in providing high quality financial support in a professional and commercial environment. You will be able to communicate with non-financial staff, including research academics, to provide value-add support and analysis.

What you'll get in return
The organisation engender and promote a hugely flexible working environment and as well as offering an attractive salary, you will be eligible to join their LGPS defined benefit pension scheme in addition to 25 days holiday, plus six additional grace days and eight statutory holidays.

What you need to do now
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