Head of Financial Accounting

Warwickshire Permanent £90,000 - £100,000 per year
  • A focus on driving quality and value to reporting
  • Proactively managing and continually improving all aspects of reporting

About Our Client

Multi-national and cross-functional player, priding themselves on constantly challenging the status quo whether that be in the market place or internally.

Proven experience of developing the careers of many, both finance and non-finance, locally and internationally.

Job Description

  • Developing and leveraging an understanding of the operational teams' strategies and focus (i.e. what's new, unusual or going wrong) to identify key areas of reporting risks and judgements.
  • Proactively collaborate to provide reporting insight on new strategic areas, business change or areas of complexity to drive quality and "value add" reporting.
  • Review methodologies and calculations connected with the most significant accounting areas, often including management estimates and judgements.
  • Facilitate engagement and accountability in functional reporting by providing timely management reporting data to help support business performance.
  • Effective management of issues with key stakeholders (operations, commercial and auditors etc) through identification, investigation and resolution of technical accounting matters
  • Driving performance targets and KPIs with the Group Accounting Director and Direct Reports, monitoring process performance

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience in finance leadership roles in multinational, multi-functional organisations
  • Ideally qualified in Big 4/Top 10 with familiarity of working with large corporate clients
  • Previous leadership of large financial reporting teams
  • Strong accounting technical expertise
  • Ability to present information clearly to different levels of management /non-finance stakeholders with appropriate detail
  • Experience developing and leading teams in the area of continuous improvement and performance excellence in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated ability to provide team with a clear sense of direction
  • Ability to create simple solutions to complex problems
  • Facilitation skills to help teams solve problems, devise solutions, build teamwork
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of various business disciplines (finance, operations, technical, administrative, etc.)

What's on Offer

  • £90,000 - £100,000 basic
  • Car/car allowance
  • Pension
  • Bonus
  • Healthcare
  • Discounts off products both internally and externally
  • Discounted gym membership
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Financial Accounting
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