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Finance Director

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Following over 60 years attracting and finding talent, Prospectus is entering an exciting phase of development as it continues to grow and develop as the specialist recruitment agency supporting the beyond profit sector.

Based in Central London, we are looking for a Finance Director to take responsibility for the day-to-day finance function, whilst working collaboratively with the Leadership Team to shape and deliver our financial strategy. A strong communicator, you will enjoy working within and across teams, ensuring a good balance between following process and procedure, whilst acting as a catalyst for change to improve how we work utilising data and analysis. You will report directly to the Deputy CEO.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a values driven organisation making an impact within the sector we support.

The Role

Responsible for the day-to-day financial management of the company and delivery of financial targets.

Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth.

Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate, and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers.

Cash flow management and oversight of credit control.

Lead the development of people and processes to support best financial practice. Line management of two Finance Officers.

Preparation of the full monthly Management Accounts pack and quarterly Performance Analysis.

Provide analytical support on any key opportunities to help drive business efficiencies.

Authorising payment runs covering weekly temp payroll as well as supplier payment runs.

Reviewing and improvement of group financial internal controls.

Monthly PAYE and quarterly VAT returns.

Primary bank contact.

Liaising with the auditors and preparation of all reports and adjustments.

The Person

ACA/ACCA qualified or QBE

Approachable, able to communicate at all levels

An enquiring mind keen to improve how we work

Strong IT skills and experience of supporting system development

Experience of compliance and governance

For an introduction to Prospectus and this role, please view our video here.

If you require the job description in any other accessible format please contact us

Application is by CV and cover letter. If you would like to have a chat about the role please call our Head of Talent Emma Bradman on 020 7691 1939.

We are happy to discuss flexible working.

This role is permanent working directly for Prospectus Ltd, nearest tube Holborn.

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