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Head of Finance


Location: London (UK)

Type: Permanent

Reference: Tbc


Are you a qualified accountant with hands-on experience of managing the day-to-day finance function of a small business? Are you looking for a 4 day a week flexible role which will allow you to work from home with hours to suit you?

Simpson Booth are representing a dynamic and fast-growing specialist R&D tax firm who are looking for a Head of Finance to join their team.

As well as managing the finance function for the business (internal bookkeeping, raising of invoices, preparation of monthly management accounts and dealing with VAT and payroll), you will also be required to assist with the claim preparation for clients, which will involve analysing financial data, extracting cost information and compiling R&D schedules. Although there is no requirement for this position to develop business or win any work, support must be given to the wider teams during the BD process, including researching companies and estimating R&D cash benefits.

This is an ideal role for someone who is commercially focused, wants to work for a fast-paced and exciting business and whose career has included bookkeeping and accounting / tax. Whilst R&D tax experience is not essential, it would be advantageous.

For further information and a confidential discussion, please send your CV to Please note that only applications from qualified accountants will be considered.

Due to the high levels of interest in our advertised vacancies and the number of applications we receive, Simpson Booth regrets that it is not possible to respond to all submissions. If you have not heard from Simpson Booth regarding your application within 14 days please assume that, in this instance, you have been unsuccessful.