Head of Finance

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Head of Finance – Glasgow

Salary £70k to £90k plus bonus

Lusona is working exclusively with one of the UK's largest and fastest-growing Technology Consulting firms to source suitable applicants for the post of Head of Finance. The business operates across the globe and they work with many recognisable brands.

The Head of Finance will report to the Finance Director, will work closely with the local management team and will be responsible for leading all aspects of core accounting functions including reporting, month-end close, annual audits, and financial operations.

The main remit will include:

  • Management of the company's finance, accounting, billing, purchasing, payroll and cash flow
  • Direct a high-quality monthly close, explain financial performance drivers, and provide high-quality internal and external reporting
  • Assuring smooth and on-time month, quarter and year-end closing
  • Supervising and evaluating the company's financial activities: payments, debt collections, payroll, deposits, etc.
  • Monitoring internal controls and compliance  
  • Supporting financial and tax audits
  • Managing the UK banking relationship
  • Monitoring compliance of financial procedures with the law and tax regulations
  • Managing key external relationships including tax, audit, and other accounting vendors
  • Owning statutory audits and financial statements
  • Building and developing a high-performing accounting team
  • Finding opportunities for efficiency improvements and driving implementation of the solutions
  • Line management of UK-based finance team

It is essential that applicants are fully qualified, ideally ICAS, with previous experience of managing a finance team in an international business. Strong technical skills are also essential for this role with an understanding of accounting standards – IFRS and UK GAAP.

This role will be based out of their Glasgow offices, with the opportunity to work from home two days per week.

The client offers an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes pensions, bonuses, and comprehensive health and wellness plans including private healthcare.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please click ‘Apply’.

Permanent
27 June 2022
Accountancy
Financial Controller / Director
£70,000 to £90,000
0141 530 4333