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Head of Finance and Management Information

The role:

We are seeking a Head of Finance and Management Information. This role has the potential to develop and for the individual to become a Board Director and a member of the Executive Team (and report into the CEO) as part of succession planning.  

You will be responsible for:

  • day-to-day and month-end multi-company accounting transactions for the Group
  • internal and external financial reporting in line with fund management requirements
  • line management of finance & management information team of three

You will also be expected to contribute to the implementation of new contracts, accounting processes, accounting controls and query resolution.

Principle accountabilities

  • Financial Accounting
    • Own, manage and develop financial accounting processes
    • Manage the month, quarter and year-end close processes and controls
    • Annual statutory accounts production and audit management for the group
    • Banking relationship incl. treasury
    • Payroll management
    • VAT process; responsibility and compliance
    • Oversight of day-to-day tasks
  • Operations
    • Manage client-facing loan servicing processes
    • Accounting system champion
    • Refining and streamlining scheduled reporting tasks and their automation
  • Management Information
    • Group performance reporting
    • Manage stakeholder funds cashflow and control
    • Manage regular stakeholder reporting processes and report production
    • Cash flow analysis and projections for both short term and long term
    • Budgeting and forecasting process – for the group and the funds
    • Variance and anomaly analysis

Knowledge, Skills and experience:

  • CIMA / ACCA / ACA or similar qualification
  • Relevant accounts experience within a similar position (min 2 years)
  • Fund Management experience is desirable
  • Leadership of a team
  • Strict attention to detail with the ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • High level of IT proficiency (Advanced Excel, BI reporting, Word, Office 365)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • It would be advantageous to have experience of a cloud-based accounting system

Remuneration & Benefits

  • A competitive base salary commensurate with your experience (banding £50,000 – £60,000 per annum)
  • 25 days annual leave plus usual Bank holidays in England & Wales. You also get your birthday off and one day for volunteering.
  • 5% contribution to employer pension scheme, subject to minimum 3% contribution from employee
  • Death in Service benefit equivalent to 4x salary.
  • Ability to join the private medical scheme (50% employer contribution to premium)
  • Full time permanent position

You must have the right to work in the UK and be located within a reasonable commute of the Camberley Head Office. We offer a hybrid working model with time spent in the office and working from home.

To apply email your CV to Karen Karaahmet:

About The FSE Group:

Our primary goal is to provide tailored funding solutions and support for ambitious and innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to help them achieve their maximum potential. With over £200m of debt and equity funds under management, the Group is continuing to grow and prides itself on taking a holistic approach to the funding needs of our clients. For more information see