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Head of Finance – Remote Working (TGN4471) – Excellent Salary DOE

Head of Finance – Remote Working (TGN4471) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: Manchester – Remote Working

Type: Permanent

Industry: Homeware

Job Ref: TGN4471


A rewarding career opportunity for a talented Head of Finance has become available, you will play a central role in the future success of a leading homeware business. We are a successful and growing SME that has been trading online for 16 years. As Head of Finance/Finance Controller, you will be responsible for managing the results of the finance department and overseeing financial department staff in day-to-day operations.

The ideal candidate will be an ambitious, a fully qualified/QBE accountant with prior exposure to a growing SME business in the Ecommerce sector. Happy reporting directly to the MD and a key member of the SMT team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the reliability, accuracy, accessibility, and completeness of financial information by taking ownership of all management accounting, payroll, and treasury functions.
  • Analyse the financial and accounting transactions and ensure that they are compliant with the company’s rules and regulations
  • Ownership of monthly management accounts and other regular and ad hoc financial reports for monthly SMT meetings.
  • Assist with strategic and business growth plans for the company and assessment of financial risk
  • Weekly KPI reporting
  • Oversee timely compliance on all tax (VAT, PAYE/NI, corporation tax)
  • Manage the annual financial planning and re-forecasting processes.
  • Management of daily cash flow
  • Managing and developing current and future finance department staff (currently made up of 3 staff)
  • Yearend close and managing annual audits
  • Liaising with external stakeholders including but not limited to Bankers, Auditors, Outside consultants, Finance providers and Insurers

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA or QBE with at least 5 years’ experience in an FC/HoF role)
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proven ( >5yrs) experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional financial & analytical skills
  • Experience with Xero accounting software would be an advantage
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Previous management of a team and ideally via remote methods
  • Preferred experience of Retail Ecommerce business and marketplace channels
  • Preferred experience of handling multiple payment methods
  • Preferred experience in leading, scaling and developing a team of finance professionals


  • Additional leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programme
  • Work from home – Hybrid
  • Bonus scheme
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