Head of Financial Accounting

Posted 6 February by Ian Leech Professional Recruitment

My client is a rapidly changing, complex organisation delivering a broad range of services and products to a diverse customer base.

Following a reorganisation, they now wish to appoint a Head of Financial Accounting to take on the following areas of responsibility:

Key Responsibilities

·Management of the production of Statutory Accounts - 6 legal entities,

·Responsibility for VAT, Gift Aid, Corporation Tax, PAYE/NIC

·Oversee Balance Sheet Controls

·Financial Control framework including policies and procedures; ensuring all process are documented and understood with controls maintained

·Operational Support / Internal Audit - Accountable for the overseeing the management of health check and Fraud reporting throughout the business

·Overseeing all external data provision eg Banks, Office of National Statistics

·Management of the delivery of the statutory accounts and tax computations

·Point of expertise for Financial Accounting matters

·Management of the maintenance of the fixed asset register

Personal Attributes

·ACA/ACCA/CIMA fully qualified accountant

·Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines whilst delivering to a high standard

·Team player

·Line Management experience essential

·Push for process improvements

·Excellent communicator, able to liaise with finance and non finance stake holders

Required skills

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Statutory Accounts

Reference: 34408080

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