Accounting

Head of Finance

Full Time

With a host of award winning products under their belt and year on year growth in AUM, this is a phenomenal opportunity for someone looking for a genuinely career enhancing role that offers plenty of autonomy from day one and the chance to be mentored by a hands on and incredibly well respected CFO. More importantly this is a fresh and forward-thinking business, committed to a long term culture of flexibility and empowerment for all employees, adopting a 3 days in the office and 2 days working remotely model.

Responsibilities:

Management and leadership

• Responsibility for all financial elements of the business

• Lead growth and development of finance function as the business scales

• Line management and development of finance team of 5

• Support CFO and CEO on ad hoc strategic initiatives

Financial reporting

• Responsibility for all cyclical financial reporting, including annual budget, management accounts, statutory accounts, corporation tax and VAT returns

• Lead role on biannual external audits

• Responsibility for FCA reporting and maintaining annual ICAAP

• Responsibility for all management and financial reporting

Business partnering

• Finance partner to various business heads on the investment side

• Prepare biannual valuation of Private Equity portfolio investments

• Treasury/Liquidity management

• Monitor adherence to HMRC qualification rules for tax efficient offerings

• Identify and implement enhancements to systems, processes and management information

Candidate profile:

  • Strong academic record and formal accounting qualifications – ACA or CA qualified preferred or equivalent
  • Around 10 years PQE or similar including experience in a business partnering and/or financial reporting role
  • Experience in a small to medium sized company within financial services is essential – a bonus if you’re coming from asset or wealth management or alternative investments like private equity
  • Strong team player, independent thinker with gravitas, commercially minded and business savvy
  • Willingness to get stuck in, roll up your sleeves and cover a broad range of responsibilities and tasks

Salary on offer is in the region of £120,000 to £140,000 base plus a healthy discretionary bonus

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency