Head of Finance - Part-time

£65,000 | London | Permanent

InterQuest

Posted 19 days ago

InterQuest

I am delighted to be recruiting on behalf of one of our key financial services clients for a Head of Finance on a part-time basis (3 or 4 full days). You will be reporting directly to the CFO.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the finance team, fostering a culture of performance and engagement.
  • Manage all financial reporting, ensuring compliance with UKGAAP (FRS 102).
  • Oversee smooth annual audit processes.
  • Set and monitor financial targets aligned with strategic plans.
  • Develop budgets and provide insightful management information.
  • Act as a business partner, evaluating departmental performance against budget.
  • Present results to senior management and prepare quarterly board packs.
  • Assist in financial decisions, forecasting, and risk management.
  • Ensure a robust controls environment and implement operational best practices.
  • Manage banking covenant, compliance, tax, and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide ad hoc support to the CFO on various financial matters.



Skills and Experience:

  • Qualified finance professional (ACA, ACCA, or CIMA).
  • Solid understanding of UK Accounting Standards and Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Experience in financial management, planning, and forecasting.
  • Strong commercial experience, preferably in Financial Services or Technology.
  • Advanced Excel skills and strong data manipulation capabilities.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to manage high-performance teams and lead change.
  • Experience in maintaining and utilizing accounting software (e.g., Sage or Xero).

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

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