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Head of Finance – Communications Agency -12 month contract – Herts


Head of Finance Salary circa £55-60k (dependent on experience) Hertfordshire

Our client is an independent  communications and event management agency based in a unique office in beautiful Hertfordshire. They are looking for a brilliant Head of Finance to cover 12 months maternity leave.

As Head of Finance you will be responsible for managing a small finance team and oversee all areas of finance. In addition you will  support the management of HR and IT and work closely with the MD. Your oversight of the company’s operations will require you to contribute to important business decisions

This role will suit you if you’re happy to get stuck in and want to really get involved in important decision making. You must be able to work independently and be confident in your abilities to provide accurate and timely reports, as well as manage people within all areas of the business.

 Key responsibilities will include:

  • Weekly cashflow forecasting
  • Weekly review of revenue forecasts
  • Weekly review of project profitability
  • Weekly payment run authorisation/review
  • Management of sales ledger
  • Management of monthly client reporting portal
  • Management of Finance Manager
  • Oversee the part time HR / IT manager/ senior Finance assistant
  • Oversee and support tasks of HR & IT
  • Monthly Management reporting
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliation
  • Intercompany recharges
  • Payroll
  • Tax returns VAT/PAYE/P11D

Key Attributes required

  • Part/Full Qualified CIMA/ACA or QBE
  • Strong communication skills at all levels written and verbal
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to multitask and time manage effectively
  • Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind
  • Car driver as easiest way to reach the office!


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