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Salary£62000 - £65000 per annum
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LocationLowestoft
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An excellent opportunity to join this International Group as Head of Finance UK. You will lead the UK Finance Team to ensure the function operates at an optimum level to support the business in meeting its objectives.
 
Main Duties & Responsibilities include:-
  • Management of invoicing, refunds, credit control, cashiering, purchase ledger, systems and accounting functions, including setting objectives for the teams.
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring internal controls in relation to finance processes.
  • Ensure effective internal communication with the Finance Management Team located in our Shared Service Centre.
  • Responsible for the integrity of the Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet, as well as timely reporting of the monthly financial position with commentary.
  • Analyse financial performance and assist with business planning and periodic forecasts.
  • Responsible for the working capital management, including liquidity monitoring and cash flow reporting.
  • Coordinate the year end close and audit process, including preparation of statutory accounts.
  • Production and presentation of measures for use with teams and senior management.
  • Monitor and evaluate processes and implement improvements where needed.
  • Contribute to ensuring effective corporate governance and risk management.
  • Other ad-hoc duties necessary as directed by your line manager
Technical Skills & Experience
  • Relevant professional qualification – CIMA, ACCA, ACA or similar (Essential)
  • Intermediate Excel skills (Essential)
  • Experience of working in a dynamic finance environment at a senior level (Essential)
  • Management of staff (Essential)
 
Professional & Personal Attributes
 
  • Leadership – engages, motivates and develops individuals to positivity contribute to the success of the overall business; understands the needs of the business and identifies key goals to achieve this, maintains a resilient approach.
  • Professional relationships – able to build effective relationships; good communicator; ensures collaborative working; embraces the benefit of sharing knowledge.
  • Attention to detail - maintains high standards even when under pressure; has meticulous attention to detail; produces accurate outputs.
  • Accountable – takes responsibility for outputs and actions.
  • Customer focussed – recognises the need to focus on both internal and external customer requirements.
  • Problem solving and resourceful - focuses on cause, not symptom; ability to utilise resources available for maximum output; proactive approach to work.
  • Constructively challenge – able to positively challenge the status quo with a clear understanding of the benefit to be realised.
 
Key Relationships
 
Internal:
  • All central service teams
  • All operations and frontline service teams
  • Software support teams
 
External:
  • Auditors    Software providers
  • Customers’ finance departments    
  • Corporate bankers and related banking services
  • Suppliers’ finance departments
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