Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Reference: BBBH254_1505233237
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2017 17:20

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with an international consulting business based in Shoreditch. This exciting company won multiple awards in 2016, largely due to their in-depth market knowledge and personal approach. My client provides thorough and reliable strategic advice to a number of clients around the globe, but mainly focuses on the technology sector - where they are market leaders. The company is currently seeking a Head of Finance to lead their team and ensure the continued success of their brand. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic, project based environment with international branches.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading, developing and expanding the finance team
  • Complete oversight of the day-today running of finance
  • Business partnering closely with the CEO and other senior stakeholders to ensure the group hits its strategic milestones
  • Working closely with external stakeholders to ensure the smooth execution of important projects
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process
  • Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes
  • Provide accurate forecasts and design the long term financial model
  • Liaise with overseas branches to ensure the global success of the company
  • Offering key strategic advice and analysis in relation to international expansion and effective growth strategy

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified ACA would be advantageous
  • Must have prior consulting/project experience
  • Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
  • 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