Head of Finance

£50,000 - £55,000 depending on experience

Our client is seeking to recruit an experienced fully qualified accountant to oversee the day-to-day financial operations of their award-winning 5 star holiday park. Reporting to the Directors and General Manager you will be responsible for managing a small dedicated finance team.

You will be a dynamic hands-on accountant, with the ability to provide accurate and insightful financial information to the Senior Management Team. The successful appointee will work alongside the Directors to develop strategies to take the business forward and be responsible for improving the financial processes.


  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified
  • Strong systems experience, to include Sage 50 accounts and payroll
  • Hands-on approach
  • Staff supervision experience
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Experience of producing monthly management accounts
  • Experience within the hospitality sector is desirable

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Budgets and forecasts
  • Month end process
  • VAT returns
  • Other statutory returns
  • Maintain Work in Progress schedules
  • Bank account reconciliations
  • Maintain and control sales, purchase and nominal ledgers
  • Supervise the balancing of the sales ledger and credit control
  • Payroll – preparation of monthly payroll and supervision of weekly payroll
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Register
  • Preparation of Annual Financial Accounts and supporting schedules for external auditors
  • Ongoing improvement of internal financial controls and reporting
  • Drive improvements in business IT and finance systems
  • Work in conjunction with the Directors to develop strategies that will take the business forward
  • Be able to adhere to strict deadlines and prioritise workload

*Lloyd Barnes Accountancy Recruitment is Ladram Bay's retained consultant. They do not wish to receive direct enquiries or CV’s and all information will be forwarded directly to Lloyd Barnes Accountancy Recruitment upon receipt.

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