Head of Finance Job In Portsmouth

Head of Finance


  • £70000 - £80000 per annum
  • Posted: 23/01/2019
  • Portsmouth
  • Job Ref: 096110643
  • Permanent

Job Details

A well-known branded division of a FTSE listed consumer business based near Portsmouth is recruiting a Head of Finance to manage the day to day activities of the Finance Team as well as supporting systems and process change. Working closely with the Finance Director, the Head of Finance will primarily be responsible for the delivery of the financial and management accounts, managing the audit relationship and actively contributing to the corporate strategy.

The key deliverables of the Head of Finance include:

• Managing the accounting teams to provide timely and insightful financial information to internal and external stakeholders including Group Finance and the FP&A team
• Contributing to the company's financial strategy and decision making process
• Undertaking ad hoc financial analysis and reporting
• Supervising the preparation of month end accounts and VAT returns
• Ensuring the accurate completion of bank and balance sheet reconciliations
• Overseeing the preparation of year end statutory accounts ensuring adherence to current accounting standards
• Managing the audit process and liaising with External Auditors
• Ensuring robust financial systems and processes are in place and continuously reviewed

The successful candidate will be a qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with experience gained in a similar role at large corporate with demonstrable team management, technical accounting and system improvement skills.

The company offers an excellent working environment as well as bonus, pension and flexible benefits.

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