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Head of Finance Jobs in Liverpool Street

Head of Finance is more operational than a CFO, managing the day to day finance, cashflow and reports on the current state of finance.

 

Key Responsibilities of a Head of Finance:

  • Responsible for managing the finance department and leading a team of people. Line management responsibility includes holiday planning, appraisals and personal development and training.
  • Working with the MD to develop the firm's annual budget in line with the business plan including liaising with business leaders and reviewing assumptions. Close control of the expenditure to ensure it is in line with sales plans; enforcing changes where necessary.
  • Preparing commentary on financial performance against budget - to include reviews of income, profit and expense activity with budget holders and future forecasts.
  • Reviewing the cash flow of the company and monitoring performance against budget on a monthly basis.
  • Preparing the budget and periodic reforecast; reviewing work and collating the results. Understanding and taking action against variances.

Desired Skills and Experience of a Head of Finance:

  • Must be fully qualified (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Highly motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Prior media/project experience is essential
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent Excel skills

Liverpool Street is one of the largest railway stations in London, this station connects London to Essex, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and the Midlands. Liverpool Street was opened in the 19th Century replacing Bishopsgate Station, now connecting to many of the underground lines including the, Central, Circle, Hammersmith and City and Metropolitan lines.

The Liverpool Street area has flourished in recent years with it becoming one of the main lines on the new Crossrail line, you are able to walk easily to various different areas, from Shoreditch for it's bars to Bank in the city for work.

Many people don't know that the statue of the children at the station entrance are actually refugees, fleeing from danger in their home countries, arriving from abroad rather than evacuees during the war. Liverpool Street has many connections with Europe, being twinned with Amsterdam.