Head of Finance

Scotland, Glasgow
£45000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive benefits
13 Jan 2019
10 Feb 2019
Jonathan Crichton
Job Role
Head of Finance
Contract Type
Level of qualification

As well as handling day to day finance duties, there an opportunity to build a new team. The opportunity also exists for the right person to develop into an increasingly strategic role within the business within this leading LLP.

Client Details

My client is an independently owned LLP based in Glasgow, offering services to clients in both public & private sectors. They are proud of the office culture, and offer exceptional career paths to employees.


The Head of Finance will have the following responsibilities;


  • Head of the firm's Internal finance functions

  • Undertake Company Secretary duties as required

  • Maintaining companies house records

  • Preparation of monthly executive board report

  • Attendance at finance part of monthly board meetings

  • Preparation of Finance update presentation for 6 monthly Full Partner meetings

  • Manage the in-house finance team

  • Liaison with non- executives and / or External FD support as required

  • Liaison with the firm's external accountants and auditors

  • Manage day to day account relationship with the firm's bankers

  • Overall Cashflow Management

  • Selection and implementation of a new finance package

  • Liaison with and support to the Partners as required

  • Overview efficiency, profitability and monitoring KPI`s

  • Liaison with external pension and Insurance providers


  • Monthly management accounts

  • Annual accounts prep and Audit process

  • Fee forecasts and budgeting

  • Monthly Billing - targets and processing

  • Purchase Ledger

  • Sales Ledger

  • Credit Control / Debtors

  • Prepayments and Accruals

  • Depreciation

  • Balance Sheet

  • Cashflows

  • Supplier Payments

  • Work in Progress

  • VAT returns

  • PAYE


The ideal Head of Finance profile will likely be similar to;

  • Relevant experience within a similar role for a professional services company that turns over £8M - £15M of fee income.
  • Full understanding of LLP structure and accounts
  • Knowledge of Ltd company structure and accounts would be an advantage
  • Management of multiple offices / cost centres
  • Able to manage a team of 4 - 5 dedicated finance staff
  • Proficient in the use and management of Accounts packages
  • Knowledge of IRIS Exchequer would be an advantage
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and outlook
  • Job Offer

    My client is willing to offer a competitive package for the Head of Finance, including;

    • Salary circa £45,000 - £50,000
    • 27 days holiday + public holidays
    • Buy or sell holiday arrangements
    • Private Medical Insurance
    • Health Cash Plan
    • Group life insurance (x3 salary)
    • Professional subscriptions paid
    • All training costs paid
    • Childcare voucher scheme
    • 37.5 hour working week, with early finish on a Friday and flexibility around start/end times.

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