Head of Finance

The Role:

We are working with a mid-sized, design-led architecture practice who are well respected and established in the industry. They are looking for an accomplished Head of Finance to join their London office.

This hands-on and varied role will manage all areas of the company’s finance function. You will be responsible for ensuring efficiency across all day-to-day finance aspects, whilst working closely with the Managing Director and senior team to provide strategic planning and advice to aid the company’s decision making. The ideal candidate will have experience managing a small team, have worked within a project-based accounting role and will have experience providing reporting and analysis to the board.

This is a key position within a highly successful design practice for a commercially astute finance professional. Our client offers a highly competitive package and flexible working. They place a focus on employee wellbeing and provide a supportive and social environment.

The Responsibilities:

  • Produce monthly and quarterly financial and management accounts
  • Variance reporting and financial analysis
  • Oversee monthly payroll
  • Ensure VAT reconciliations are submitted in a timely manner
  • Supervise, develop and mentor a small finance team
  • Monitor and review project costing and company profitability
  • Revenue and expenditure analysis
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Ensure all financial regulations and compliance are adhered to
  • Implementing/enhancing processes and procedures and suggesting improvements
  • Manage the year end process, liaising with the auditors, bank and all relevant third parties

Key Skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar role is required, ideally within the architecture/construction/built environment
  • Experience working closely with senior management, providing strategic and high-level advice
  • Project accounting experience
  • SAGE experience is advantageous
  • Proficiency in MS Office – in particular, Excel
  • Payroll knowledge and understanding
  • Experience managing a small team

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Creative Support
Ref: 00818
£70-90K pa

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