Head of Finance

Location: Cambridge
Sector: Finance & Accountancy
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week flexible working hours (Core Hours 9am – 4.30pm)
Reward: up to £80,000 + 20% Bonus (OTE £96,000)
Start: ASAP
Benefits: Up to 20% of salary in bonus, Private Health Insurance, Life Assurance, 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, pension.

An excellent opportunity to join our client, a global organisation based on the Cambridge Science Park. Our client creates high quality solutions for a global customer base with themes around the environment, energy and industrial applications. The business is also in the start up / early launch stage of high value systems sales in automotive and aeronautical industries. Acting as the management center for 3 other sister businesses within the UK the business employee’s circa 140 employees with a turnover of approx. £35million.

This is a very high-profile position within the business, working closely with the MD and Global CFO therefore we are looking for candidates that can strengthen a collaborative, valued added approached in driving forward the business. To be suitable for this role you will be a qualified accountant who is able to promote and drive through this change of approach and who will come with a fresh view and new ideas.

Duties:

  • Direct and oversee all processes in Finance and Management Accounting for the UK
  • Coordinate and oversee periodic financial closings in accordance with IFRS/UK-GAAP
  • Produce tax filings under UK law and all accompanying reporting
  • Compilation of annual budgets and periodical forecasts
  • Run and complete analysis and projects with focus on business, management accounting & SAP
  • Drive business in terms of supporting top line growth and bottom line performance
  • Cost tracking, operations KPI´s, inventory review, fixed assets management, project costs
  • Act as pro-active commercial partner to the UK Managing Director and global CFO
  • Compile and provide advice on business and investment cases
  • Act as a central contact partner for all tax and treasury topics for the Group in the UK
  • Take on various peripheral functions such as legal, pension, insurance, property
  • Act as data protection officer, compliance officer and company secretary

Key skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACMA or equivalent)
  • Degree in Finance, Business Administration or equivalent (Desirable)
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in finance/controlling
  • Experience using ERP systems, preferably on SAP, in a manufacturing environment

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