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Head of Finance

  • £61000 - £70000 per annum
  • Greater Manchester
  • Permanent
  • Finance & Accountancy, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

Head of Finance

£61,000- £70,000

Permanent, Full Time

Stockport ( Hybrid Working)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Finance to work for a renowned Not for Profit organisation in Stockport on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Director of Business Development you will manage all aspects of finance for the organisation.

Key responsibilities of the Head of Finance:

  • Effectively lead, manage, develop, and motivate the Finance team to ensure that consistent, high quality financial advice and support is provided across the organisation.
  • Prepare the annual statutory accounts and consolidated accounts
  • Take the lead on the annual budgeting including payroll modelling and planning processes.
  • Oversee the monitoring of working capital for the Organisation and maintain appropriate treasury management to ensure that cash balances held are appropriate for the needs of the business and that they are invested in appropriate interest-bearing accounts.
  • Oversee the payroll process ensuring the delivery of an efficient and compliant service.
  • Take the lead on the management of the pension schemes and associated services.
  • Act as the main point of contact for internal and external auditors, investment advisors, insurers, banks, and any other professional services organisation
  • Act as main point of contact for Organisational Insurance and Life insurance.
  • Take overall responsibility for ensuring the efficient, effective and timely processing of receipts, invoices, payments, Gift Aid claims, VAT returns, corporation tax returns, pension scheme returns, and any other statutory financial returns.
  • Develop procedures and practices for all financial services across the Organisation and ensure finance systems and processes are effective, current, and operate in line with legislation and the requirements of external bodies.
  • Be responsible for the implementation, maintenance and operation of accounting, reporting and payroll software
  • Establish and maintain a high-level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including, partners and suppliers.
  • Work with the Executive Team to identify, develop, implement, and evaluate new commercial partnership opportunities with external organisations.
  • Maintain compliance and professional registration and ensure up to date knowledge of legislation and best practice.
  • Develop and implement finance related organisational policies

Required skills and experience of the Head of Finance:

  • Holds a recognised accounting qualification (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)
  • Extensive experience in preparation of both management accounts and statutory accounts
  • Experience of liaising with External Partners such as auditors, financial institutions, insurers and other business advisers.
  • Knowledge of management systems for all accounting functions including purchase ledger, sales ledger, payroll, cash and banking, nominal ledger and stock
  • Experience of meeting tight and changing deadlines
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills.

Benefits of the role:

  • Free parking on site
  • Hybrid working
  • Excellent holidays
  • Flexible working

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the head of Finance role, please apply now, or contact Hayley Cox at Sellick Partnership.

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Hayley Cox Senior Business Manager

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