Head of Finance
A Head of Finance job in Edinburgh on an initial 12 month Fixed Term Contract.
Your new company:
Our client have partnered with Hays Senior Finance to recruit for a Head of Finance in Edinburgh on a 12 month contract basis. Our client are leading experts in their field across the University sector. Working within the public sector you will take ownership of day-to-day running of finance team and be responsible for delivery of accurate and timely reporting. This is a hands-on role that will also deputise for the Director of Finance and Operations
Your new role
As Head of Finance you will oversee the production of the annual statutory accounts, provide strategic line management to the finance function and providing advice and guidance to the organisation. The Head of finance will lead the development of the risk management reporting process to the Board and Governance Committees for assurance purposes and to enable strategic decision making. This role will manage the budget process, developing strategic plans and improving processes across systems, people and processes
What you'll need to succeed
The post requires an experienced and fully qualified accountant ideally with a demonstrated capability to function effectively at a very senior level. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to provide a high level of insight and analysis to support decision making specifically around costs, business planning and process improvement
What you'll get in return
You will be offered a salary between £40,000 - £45,000 per annum with excellent benefits including pension and flexible working. You will work in an influential role with the ability to shape and steer the organisation and wider community.
What you need to do now
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