Ref
18375
Department
Finance
Location
Hybrid, Northampton
Employment type
Full-time
Salary
£60,000 - £70,000 DOE
Closing date
30/09/2022
Description

We're looking for a full time Head of Finance to join our customer-centric organisation.

You'll play a pivotal role in supporting the CEO to drive business performance and planning for growth realisation.

Responsibilities

  • Lead all finance activities across the business
  • Management of a small finance team
  • Provide valuable data analytics - oversee and develop greater automation of financial data
  • Support the commercial optimisation of existing contracts
  • Provide financial and commercial support for all new bids and tenders, including modelling support
  • Lead the relationship with the bank and other external advisors
  • Lead budget and forecast updates across the business, providing support, insight and appropriate challenge
  • Provide regular insight on cash flow performance and projected development
  • Ownership of monthly management accounts process, providing interpretation and validity to other reference points
  • Oversee statutory accounts process
  • Provide weekly P&L updates, ensuring there is a timely view of performance across the business
  • Be an active member of the senior management team
  • Provide process and system improvements through streamlining, documenting and standardising processes
  • Support on finance and commercial aspects of new business initiatives.

About us

We're a People-First organisation operating in a growth market. We specialise in customer experience transformation for clients in central and local government, charity, education, mobility, and retail. 

Our impact has saved a transport sector client £25,000,000, enabled 250,000 members of a leading UK charity to apply online for membership, delivered £55,000,000 in energy grant funding, provided £278,000 in pro-bono support to the charity sector, and has enabled 70,000 volunteers to support 14 million visitors for London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Today, 42,000,000 people use our customer experience products and services.

None of this would be possible without our brilliant team members – they are all unique, their story matters and we're passionate about helping everyone seize opportunities to grow with Novacroft.

About you

  • You'll be educated to degree level and ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • You'll have 5+ years finance management experience, preferably in a busy SME environment
  • You'll have strong leadership experience and excellent interpersonal skills in leading a team
  • You'll have the ability to work in the detail, but also see the big picture and provide strategic decision making
  • You'll be commercially astute with a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary between £60,000-£70,000 DOE
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Access to Novacroft's bespoke rewards scheme, which includes high street retailer and gym membership discounts
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • 25 days paid holiday + statutory public holidays
  • Your birthday off work - in addition to your annual holiday entitlement
  • Paid time out for volunteering
  • To be part of a uniquely people-focused business and a supportive, sociable team.

If you're interested in this opportunity or would like to hear more, then please get in touch.

Novacroft is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job available and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender.