Head of Finance

Salary/Rate:£45,000 - £50,000 per annum
Job type:Perm

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are working with a growing SME who are going through an exciting period right now in opening their fifth site. This is a crucial part of the business which will require a committed, Head of Finance, to join the team to keep all their finance in check. 

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to take that next step in their career to become the No. 1 in finance. Here you will work closely with Senior Board Members and Directors of the business and be a key part of decision-making for the finance function. 

This person will also be managing a small finance team whom they will mentor and work closely with in delegating tasks to support the business and their multiple sites. 

What you will be doing: 

  • Year-end financial accounts, liaising with the external auditors
  • Implementing and testing accounting controls and procedures
  • Budgeting and forecasting 
  • Preparing and processing payroll (using Sage pay), PAYE and pension contributions
  • Working closely with senior board members and directors of the business
  • Petty cash management and audit
  • Preparing monthly management accounts
  • Mentoring junior finance professionals 

What skills we are looking for:

  • Sage and Sage Pay Payroll experience 
  • Ability to manage and mentor a small finance team
  • Part-Qualified or Qualified
  • Experience performing year-end accounts 
  • Experience in preparing all of the management accounts

What is on offer:

  • The ability to work closely with and learn from senior board members and directors of the business
  • 33 days of holiday including bank holidays
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Enrolled in their pension scheme
  • Ability to get involved in acquiring new sites
  • Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:30pm

 For more information please contact Olivia Oxley.

Job ref: OO/4968Post Date: 09.07.24

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