Interim Head of Finance

Our client is a mission lead organisation , at the heart of providing high quality training and education for over 50 years . They play a key role working in partnership with many Blue Chip organisations as well as SMES to ensure that the best learning experiences are delivered to all those who train with them . They are on a constant drive for innovation and quality both in the training that they offer but also in the way that they operate as an organisation.

Salary: £300 - £450 per day

Location: Liverpool

Type: Full-Time

Reference: JOW/LIV

Interim - minimum 6 month contract

At the centre is a relatively new in post Chief Executive leading an experienced and engaged team and there is now an opportunity to join them as their new interim Head of Finance. Working in partnership with the Chief Executive and Board this is an exciting opportunity for a rounded finance professional to deliver real impact across processes and strategy . They will be supporting future growth and change initiatives whilst at the same time also remaining very involved in the detail of the full spectrum of accounting, treasury and company secretarial duties. The role represents a fabulous opportunity to play a key role in an organisation which delivers real and meaningful impact .

Responsibilities will include:

  • Production of management accounts, including P&L, BS, Cashflow and presentation of results at Board Meetings
  • Supporting the Chief Executive in all financial matters, supporting growth and the wider leadership team
  • Leading on all Financial Planning and Analysis, including long term plans, budgets and forecasts
  • Management of Treasury function
  • Working closely with Funders
  • Liaison with external stakeholders
  • Management of day to day finance operations
  • Ensuring full Tax compliance
  • Meeting all the company secretarial responsibilities

Key requirements for the role:

  • You will be a qualified accountant
  • No specific sector experience is required , but a broad previous role ideally including treasury /funding reporting as well as hands on finance would be most suitable
  • Experienced in board reporting
  • A passionate self-starter who enjoys autonomy and is delivery driven
  • Ability to support strategically but also comfortable rolling sleeves up and being in the detail
  • Strong presentation and organisational skills
  • Advanced Excel skills

We are committed to encouraging and celebrating applicants from different backgrounds, whatever their gender, ethnicity, race, religious and political beliefs, education, socioeconomic background, disability, sexual orientation and geographical location to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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