• Permanent
  • Dorset, Poole
  • Job Reference: VAC-21448

Head of Finance, £70,000, Poole


As the newly appointed Head of Finance for a leading owner-managed engineering company, you will play a pivotal role working alongside the Managing Director, and be responsible for managing the company accounts.

In your role as Head of Finance you will motivate and lead finance team members along with managing all the company accounts incorporating any improvements.


As Head of Finance you’ll:

  • Develop and manage accurate reporting to tight deadlines, including monthly final management accounts, KPIs, and other commercial reporting
  • Ensure rolling financial forecasts are timely and support business critical decision making
  • Managing expenses for the Directors and External sales staff
  • Review and authorisation of purchase invoices.
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing system reports


The successful Head of Finance will:

  • Be educated to degree level and ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified.
  • Have extensive knowledge and experience of working with ERP systems and be highly IT/Systems literate.
  • Be skilled at translating operational requirements into financial metrics.
  • 5+ years’ management experience preferably in a busy SME environment.
  • Experienced in using Sage 200 and Microsoft Excel (Advanced level).


Rubicon’s client is a leading provider of a highly engineered solutions with a customer base ranging from large business clients to the general public. They have been advising, designing and delivering standard and tailored systems to support their customer’s needs for over 30 years and boast a turnover of 11 million.


You’ll get a starting salary of £70,000, pension scheme, 31 days holiday (inc BH), private medical insurance, enhanced sick pay, free eye tests and flu vaccines, free lunchtime gym membership.

You will be part of a successful, growing organisation that has an encouraging pipeline with further scalable growth. The nature of the role gives you a great opportunity to add value from the off, and really is an opening that will allow you to apply your skills in developing systems and technical expertise.


Working as the recruitment partner to our client on this exclusive Head of Finance, we have committed to submit suitable candidates ASAP, therefore please reply to this advert or call Amber or Jess to discuss the role in confidence.

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