Finance Director

Sector:Education
Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£80,000 per annum
Town/City:South Kensington
County:Greater London
Job ref:612
Post Date:16. 04. 2024
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About the Role

Harper May is partnering with a prominent education group. They are currently seeking a highly experienced and motivated Finance Director to join their dynamic team in the education sector.

The Finance Director will play a key role in overseeing all financial aspects of the institution, ensuring efficient financial management and supporting the strategic goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the financial operations reporting to group CFO
  • Manage the finance team to meet month end reporting requirements
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Assist in accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.
  • Monitors and analyses department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions as needed.
  • Development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
  • Support Director with special projects and workflow process improvements as required.
  • Manage the accounting team.

Qualifications/Skills

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified or equivalent
  • Proven experience in finance management.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong leadership qualities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals.
  • Auditing experience.
  • Compliance oriented.
  • Proficiency in accounting software.
  • Analytical skills.

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