Head of Finance

A prestigious architecture studio is seeking a talented finance manager to support growth and company vision.
  • Salary: £30000-40000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Business Support
  • Job Ref: 48249

About this role

A reputable architecture studio is seeking an experienced finance manager to support the growing vision of the business. As the sole finance person, you will provide guidance to the board of directors to make decisions for the business. Candidates must have strong account management experience, a high level of accounting knowledge and be commercially focused. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Production and presentation of monthly accounts.
  • Management of company bank accounts.
  • Cash flow forecasting and reporting.
  • Company budget production.
  • Project finance and reporting.
  • Monitoring company assets, loans and leases.
  • Liaison with external accountants.
  • VAT and statutory tax compliance.
  • Supervising part-time bookkeeper role.
  • Companies House updates.
  • Payroll, pension and insurance.
  • Financial analysis and strategic advice to board.
  • Implementation of new finance systems.

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in finance or account management role.
  • Qualified in ACCA/CIMA.
  • Experience in a design or architecture business desirable.
  • Strong Excel skills and knowledge of Sage 50 or Xero.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Confident managing own workload and using initiative. 

Laura Hoggan

Bio: Laura is originally from New Zealand and has a background in architecture and industrial design. After completing her studies, Laura moved into design consultant, project management and sales roles before relocating to London. She joined Bespoke Careers in March 2018 on the business support team, recruiting business support staff across the UK for the architecture & design industry.

+44 (0)207 24 24 909

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