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Head of Finance Assistant

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  • Salford, Greater Manchester, England
  • Permanent,
  • Accounts,
  • DHOF
  • 30/05/2024
Job description

Head of Finance Assistant

Salford, Manchester M50

£50,500 - £57,200 per annum

Permanent Role

Hybrid working available after 3 months – 2 days per week working from home

Working Monday to Friday 3pm finish on a Friday

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking for an experienced Finance Senior to join a company based in Salford, Manchester as a Deputy Head of Finance.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Finance you will manage the Business Partnering team in providing comprehensive, high quality financial support and information to budget managers throughout the year, including during budget setting, the production of the monthly management accounts and quarterly forecasts, and financial year-end.

Be a key player in the production of the monthly management accounts, reported to key stakeholders, and in the production of the annual statement of accounts, including liaising with External Audit.

Duties

  • Preparation of Statutory Financial statements and working papers
  • Financial reporting
  • Ensure that detailed financial year-end procedures are in place and communicated to all budget managers in a pro-active and timely manner, ensuring they are completed accurately and in accordance with the timetable
  • Support the Head of Finance in maintaining and completing a detailed financial model that records and reports ratios and metrics on a monthly basis, for onward reporting to key stakeholders
  • Oversee the production of the draft monthly management accounts and quarterly forecast, ensuring that accurate and detailed monitoring mechanisms are in place for both income and expenditure so that variances can be highlighted and explained at an early stage, to enable appropriate action to be taken
  • Assist in the development of the annual budget and medium-term financial plan for the business

Experience/Knowledge

You will be CCAB (ICAEW / ACCA / CIPFA) or CIMA qualified, with significant and recent experience of providing a financial management service, ideally in the education (e.g., FE, HE, MAT), public or third sector. However, relevant experience from all sectors, along with an appreciation of the challenges faced in the FE sector, are also welcomed.

You will have a strong background in management accounting, but also have proven technical financial accounting skills, and a track record of being a hands-on and effective manager. Experience in the production of the annual statutory accounts and liaising with external audit is desirable

Personal Qualities

You will demonstrate outstanding communication, organisational and managerial skills, and be strongly committed to working with the company values and ethos. You must demonstrate the ability to lead a comprehensive financial management service and team, and advise on financial matters affecting the business. You will have considerable drive, a proactive can-do attitude, and be positive about change and innovation, and be able to drive forward system and process improvements.

Benefits

  • Hybrid working after 3 months – 2 days working from home
  • 3pm finish on a Friday
  • Onsite parking
  • 40 days holiday including Bank hols
  • Automatic enrolment to the Local Government Pension Scheme with 20.70% employer pension contribution
  • Outstanding development prospects
  • Amazing Staff Benefits Package with discounts and savings for supermarkets, petrol, high-street retailers, holidays, cinemas and other leisure.

If you would like to apply for the role of Deputy Head of Finance then please email your CV to debbie.gough@hawk-3.com  or call Deb on 07557803946

Closing date is 30.6.2024 Please note this could change subject to suitable applications.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

If this role is permanent, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment business. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy