£58,000-£61,000 base, £5k car allowance, 5% matched pension, 30 days hol + bank!

About The Role

£58,000-£61,000 base, £5k car allowance, 5% matched pension, 30 days hol + bank!

This is a 12-15 month fixed term contract role to start ASAP. 

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for the Head of Finance to join the Costcutter corporate finance team on a 12-15 month fixed term basis! This integral role within the business will be responsible for successfully leading the Management Accounts and Finance Systems teams!

You will have two main objectives within this role which include overseeing the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts and annual statutory accounts and ensuring a key focus on the finance systems and efficient management and delivery of projects.

With 3 direct reports, you will work to ensure the finance team has the right people and robust resource planning is in place to support business objectives. Financial reporting duties will include monthly reporting, ensuring the team deliver accurate P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow each month, communicating and managing financial risks and opportunities register and driving forwards the required changes to all processes to support the integration of our new parent company.

The Head of Finance will be responsible for the deliver timely and accurate statutory accounts including disclosures and corporation tax for three legal entities and manage the year-end external audit process. You will also be accountable for all Finance systems including the planning and delivery of migration/integration to our parent company system.


About You

To be successful in this role you will be an exceptional communicator who takes a collaborative approach and can build relationships and positively influence at all levels. You will require experience in systems implementation and development, strong excel skills, and be able to comfortable managing a diverse workload and priorities.

You will thrive in driving a high-performance culture of continuous improvement, simplification and automation across the whole finance team and demonstrate a broad business understanding and commercial focus.

You will be a Qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) with post qualification experience and have a robust knowledge of accounting standards, financial compliance and a focus on financial control and stewardship.

We’d love to hear from you if we match your job search!

About Costcutter

Our vision is simple; helping independent retailers to thrive.

Join us and you will be joining our values driven, fast paced business and become part of a friendly and dynamic culture. We work together, building strong relationships and embracing different styles. That way everyone can turn up as themselves.

Like innovating? So do we, we embrace change and believe we can always be better, in fact it’s one of Our Values!

Tell me more...

We have been championing independent retailers for over 30 years. Our Head remains in York and we have over 600 employees in Head Office and around the country.

We supply goods and services to independently-owned convenience stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland as well as to our company owned estate. These stores trade under a number of brands including Costcutter, Simply Fresh and Mace.


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