Head of Finance

Salary/Rate:c.£80,000 per annum
Type of work desired:Perm
Desired work region:Greater London
Sector:Professional Services
Post Date:21. 03. 2024
Ref:117439
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About Profile

  • Highly experienced Head of Finance with a proven track record of over 20 years in financial leadership roles across various industries.
  • Managed all aspects of the Finance function, maintaining statutory accounting records and implementing budgeting, forecasting, and monthly management reporting.
  • Acted as a product co-owner for the successful delivery of a new Financial Management System (MS Dynamics 365), enhancing statutory and financial reporting capabilities.
  • Engaged in strategic business partnering with Heads of Departments and consultants, driving a comprehensive business transformation programme.
  • Played an active role in the audit committee and Finance committee, reviewing business case applications and strengthening financial governance.
  • Developed a cashflow model to manage supplier payments, payroll, and IT infrastructure, ensuring a surplus at year-end.
  • Achieved a notable turnaround by reversing deficits into a healthy EBITDA surplus in 2023.
  • Collaborated with the national treasurer to introduce tightened spending rules, enhancing financial responsibility and gaining approval.
  • Successfully resolved outstanding audits and tax matters through collaboration with auditors and HMRC, ensuring compliance and financial stability.

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