Financial Leadership

Head of Finance

posted 10th July 2019
  • United Kingdom
  • £40,000 - £60,000 Per Annum
  • Southend-on-Sea
  • Permanent


  • £40,000 - £60,000 Per Annum


A&F Chambers are recruiting for a Head of Finance to join our client, a well-established, growing organisation in Southend-On-Sea.

Reporting into the Managing Director, you will be responsible for managing the finance function of the business with the aim of delivering all financial duties in a timely and accurate manner.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare monthly management accounts, reports and board packs
  • Annual statutory accounts
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Payroll reports
  • Prepare corporation Tax returns
  • Manage Purchase & Sales Ledgers
  • Run the trial balance
  • Accruals are made and accrued as needed
  • Monthly intercompany reconciliations
  • Financial Analysis
  • Prepare budgets and cash flows as required
  • Cashflow reconciliation
  • Oversee the timely submission of monthly payroll
  • Maintain balance sheet reconciliations
  • Process BACS payment runs
  • Any other ad hoc duties as and when required

Person Specification:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be problem solver and able to come up with multiple solutions
  • Able to work as part of a team or to own initiative
  • IT Literate, with experience using SAGE
  • Ideally you will have experience working in the manufacturing industry in a similar capacity (SME)


  • Monday to Friday, 8AM to 5PM
  • Salary up to £60,000 p.a. depending on experience
  • Mileage allowance and an opportunity to earn or acquire equity in the business in the future
  • Full time, permanent role
  • Free parking
  • Modern offices

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