Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Reference: 610_1579192405
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2020 16:33

Job Description

Our client, a high growth multi-disciplinary leisure organisation, is currently seeking a Head of Finance to join their team in Central London. The company has a number of current projects in development and is set to launch a new chain of sites at the end of the year. This role will report directly to the CFO and will be charged with improving management information to optimise financial decision making. The successful candidate will be fully ACA qualified with extensive experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries;
  • Completing and submitting quarterly financial returns to a business partner;
  • Ensure that invoices are processed correctly and the supply chain are paid promptly
  • Managing the day to day cash position;
  • Prepare information for the annual audit;
  • Dealing with tax matters;
  • Providing a support service to the management team to help make financial decisions;
  • Ensuring spending is kept in line with the budget;
  • Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions;
  • Analysing financial performance and contributing to medium and long-term business planning and forecasts;
  • Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers; and implementing corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls.

Required Skills

  • ACA Fully Qualified
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Professional approach to work ethics
  • Previous experience within the Leisure industry is required