Head of Financial Operations

  • Location
    Gravesend, Kent
  • Category
    Accountancy (Qualified) - Financial Accountant
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • External Reference
    LP/HOFFO
  • Salary
    50000 £ - 55000 £ / Year

Is your New Year's resolution to find a new job?


Are you ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified?


We may have the perfect opportunity for you to kick start your 2020…


Job title: Head of Financial Operations


Location: Gravesend


Hours: Monday - Friday 9am-5pm


Skills required: ACA/ACCA/CIMA, team leadership, experience of Sage


The role:



  • Design and implement internal controls (system-driven and manual) to provide quality assurance over financial data

  • Manage bookkeeping and payment operations activities

  • Manage the preparation of statutory accounts annually

  • Prepare audit file for review by external auditors each year

  • Work with CFO to ensure information is effectively reviewed and shared with auditors in a timely manner

  • Train and support finance team members on the use of financial systems and the operation of controls

  • Test and provide regular evidence of controls effectiveness

  • Manage the preparation and submission of corporation tax returns

  • Work with IT team to design and implement new loan management system and, with the finance team, to ensure smooth integration of system outputs with the general ledger and payment systems

  • Develop daily and monthly datasets for use by commercial and finance teams


Skills required for the role:



  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), preferably audit-qualified

  • Team leadership and people management experience

  • Experience with Sage

  • Experience working in both project and 'BAU' environments

  • Excellent organisational skills and communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills with an ability to identify innovative yet practical and simple solutions to complex problems


Benefits include:



  • 22 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays and close over Christmas

  • Social events and team building days/trips

  • On-site parking

  • Pension


If you are interested in finding out more about this role and any other opportunities within Office Angels, please contact Laura Peach on 01322 286712.


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