Europe's Leading Strength & Conditioning Equipment Manufacturer

Join this dynamic and fast-growing fitness brand as Head of Finance, reporting directly to the Finance Director and the Managing Director.

Job description

Head of Finance

Key Responsibilities will Include

- Manage the day-to-day finance function

- Prepare and maintain accounting documents and records

- Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements

- Daily credit control and monthly payment runs

- Reconcile accounts in a timely manner

- Daily enter key data of financial transactions into Sage

- Conduct all month-end procedures and prepare monthly management accounts

- Provide assistance and support to company personnel

- Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and

discrepancies and suggest improvements.

- Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas

- Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws

- Quarterly VAT return & payment

- Monthly PAYE return & Payment in conjunction with company accountants

- Maintain accurate company HR records eg: contracts, staff holiday entitlement

- Maintain and update company records at Companies House

- Ensure accountancy backups are conducted at regular intervals to comply with applicable laws and insurance policies

- Manage purchase ledger clerk

- Support the implementation of SAP Business One Implementation across the business

Assist Managing Director with tender applications


Reporting directly to Finance Director

Knowledge, experience & skills required

- Experienced on Sage 50 accounting software

- Possesses a good standard of numeracy and literacy, and IT competent

- Competency in MS Office, Excel

- Proven accounting experience, with experience as an Accounts receivable clerk or Accounts payable clerk

- Good communication skills and customer focussed

- (Preferable) Experience with SAP accounting system

Personal characteristics

- Conscientious, reliable, with good attendance and timekeeping standards

- Honest, trustworthy, able to work unsupervised

- Keen to learn and acquire new skills, responds positively to feedback

- Demonstrates initiative and contributes ideas

- Pragmatic approach to problem-solving without cutting corners

- Positive team player

- Flexible, adaptable, and calm when working under pressure



Job Type



£35,000.00-£45,000.00 per year


Monday to Friday

Work remotely


COVID-19 precaution(s)

Remote interview process

Personal protective equipment provided or required

Plastic shield at work stations

Social distancing guidelines in place

Virtual meetings

Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

If you are interested in the position above please send us your CV and accompanying cover letter.