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Head of Finance

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Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Finance, Financial Controller
£90,000 to £100,000 per annum
England, Sussex
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Head of Finance


Salary Up to £100,000

Head of Finance required to join a Financial services company baseed in Horsham


Oversee and maintain accurate financial processes and systems for all financial transactions within the Group including revenue processing

Ensure the Group is able to meet the financial requirements of the Financial Conduct Authority at all times and to comply with all applicable Financial Conduct Authority rules and requirements

Ensure that financial management information is produced on a regular and timely basis to include monthly management accounts with analysis of trends, comparisons against budget and commentary on finance strategy

Main Duties
Attending Management Meetings and presenting financial information to the Board.

To act in accordance with the FCA Statement of Principles and other statutory objectives.

Ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to ensure familiarity of all business affairs.

Ensure at regular intervals the financial standing of the Appointed Representative firms and their principles for ongoing financial viability.

Ensure that the FCA is provided with accurate financial returns, documents and any other financial information requested within the permitted time limits.

Responsibility for the completion of the monthly management accounts and reports to Group Board and its subsidiaries.

Financial accounting & control
Responsibility for producing the annual audited accounts in conjunction with the Group's Auditors.

Responsibility for creating and updating the Group Budgets and monitoring variances against budget.

Responsibility for the interface between IT, Revenue Support and Finance and implementing improvements to current practices with the Revenue payment process.

To ensure that all individuals within the Finance and Revenue Support Department have the required level of competency, knowledge, seniority, capacity and skill to accept and carry out the tasks delegated to them.

To ensure that each department has adequate systems and controls in respect of financial transactions to maintain the performance and function of the department.

Overall responsibility for the Finance Department including Revenue Support and for the managing of the Department's staff.

To ensure sufficient and appropriate levels of supervision throughout the Finance Department to ensure delegated tasks are completed in a timely and satisfactory manner.

To ensure that the Finance Department has sufficient resources to adequately complete the day-to-day activities.

To ensure assessments are carried out on all Finance Department staff members on a regular (annual) basis to gauge performance and competence in their role.

Business & other
Responsibility for dealing with the Company's Bankers, Auditors, Solicitors & HMRC.

Attend the monthly Management Meetings for Group and its subsidiaries.

Experience required
Experience in a Senior Finance role
Business analysis experience

Knowledge required
In-depth knowledge of Accounting Standards & HMRC Rules
Knowledge of IT & Accounting systems
Knowledge of FCA Threshold Conditions, Principles & Code of Approved Persons

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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