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Head of Finance

Head of Finance

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Health & Fitness

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £70000 per annum + +car allowance

  • Contact:

    David Peacock

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Head of Finance 70K + Car Allowance


I am recruiting for a head of finance to work for a leading leisure operator with operations throughout the U.K. The position offers a hybrid working set up, with the head office in Dartford there will be a need to be in the office at least 2 days per week.

I am keen to hear from candidates who have CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualified with a minimum of 3 years experience working in a multi site business with a business with a minimum turnover of £50m. Previous leisure/hospitality experience in a similar head of finance position is desirable but not essential.

Reporting into the Director Of Finance, main tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Lead the finance function to ensure alignment and relevance to the company's financial and strategic objectives.
  • Manage the annual year end audit and preparation of group consolidated statutory accounts.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly financial forecasting process.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including consolidated management reporting, variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliation, business KPIs and commentary.
  • Weekly cash flow monitoring and reporting.
  • Delivery of all financial & management reporting to the board, bank, management, teams and clients.
  • Provide business partner support and financial training to business units to ensure that they achieve their full potential.
  • Ensure business units adhere to the company financial processes and procedures.
  • Provide effective decision support to Management in relation to investment and all other commercial matters and post-implementation evaluation.
  • IRR VAT preparation & submission.
  • Implement and maintain strong internal controls to ensure robust financial management in accordance with IMS.
  • Supervise and manage Finance team including the development and mentoring of the team.
  • Undertake projects or ad-hoc work as requested by the Director of Finance.

In addition to a basic salary of c 70k the position offers a car allowance, enhanced pension scheme, critical illness cover and leisure membership and opportunities for additional qualifications eg MBA.

Interviews are immediately available.