Chief Financial Officer

Are you an experienced Head of Finance / Finance Director / CFO looking for a new and exciting career move? Would you like to work for a progressive company that encourages flexible working?


How does a generous salary of £50,000-£72,000 sound depending on experience? What about working with a professional, profitable, dynamic and fun team in a modern office with Free Parking?


We have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Professional in the Southampton area. (Concerned about the commute, working from home on some days is acceptable)


Some of your duties will be to:



  • Act as a collaborative member of the SMT in building and delivering the business plan, bringing ideas for business development, staying abreast of business operations and delivering on actions from the issues list

  • Provide the CEO/SMT with an operating budget aligned with the business plan, and deliver on-going budget analysis vs performance data which affords speedy decision making

  • Ensure that the finance function has an annual operating plan; that key members of staff have objectives and that annual KPIs are understood within the whole function

  • Build and develop a strong finance team, and ensure successors are in place

  • Ensure adequate financial controls are installed and that substantiating documentation is approved and available such that all performed and planned transactions may pass internal and as well independent and governmental audits

  • Manage funding resources (cash and bank balances, current and projected funds inflows and outflows to and from all sources)

  • Ensure that all government regulations and all other regulatory requirements are disseminated to appropriate personnel, ensuring compliance at all times

  • Manage procurement and develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard all financial assets of the organisation

  • Ensure all compliance issues are met, and the preparation of annual financial statements is in accordance with IFRS

  • Create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors, including banking institutions, employee benefit providers and accountants to maximum advantage for the company


As the successful candidate you will offer:



  • Delivery of annual business plan

  • Focused daily on forecasts and delivering the number

  • Highly engaged, collaborative and creative member of SMT

  • All employees have KPIs (and objectives if appropriate) and understand the functional plan

  • High focus on employee performance feedback

  • Delivery of speedier and aligned functional processes

  • Successful completion of all actions from audit

  • Adherence to Performance Management Policy and Strategies

  • Absolute compliance

  • Timeliness, accuracy and continued refinement of reporting

  • Maximised IT use within functional processes

  • Engagement with and minimisation of operational risk

  • (Ideally) CIMA / ACCA/ ACA Qualified


Why work for my client?



  • 25 Days Holiday PLUS the Bank Holidays

  • Car Allowance (If required)

  • 5% Pension

  • Equity Participation Scheme

  • Free Parking

  • Flexible Working Days/Hours

  • Professional & Friendly Culture


If this Southampton based position is of interest please apply urgently, interviews will be held imminently by video link due to the current climate.


By registering with Office Angels you will benefit from the support of a dedicated and experienced recruitment consultant, have access to various interviewing techniques, regular updates of the local employment market and consistent feedback on all applications. This service is offered right through to the day you start your new role and beyond! Please be aware that we are currently receiving a high volume of applications and will endeavour to contact all applicants, however if you have not been contacted within 3/5 days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and your CV will be kept on record for future positions. Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Office Angels. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser: https://candidate-privacy

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Office Angels. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser: https://www.office-angels.com/candidate-privacy

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Kimberley Harvey