Head of Accounting and Financial Control

Radius Payment Solutions
Crewe, Cheshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
28 Sep 2022
07 Oct 2022
Job role
Finance director
Experience level
Location: Crewe, CW1 6BD
Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5pm

Heard of us?

We're an ambitious, forward-thinking global business who build transformative solutions for our customers to deliver best-in-class sustainable mobility, connectivity, and technology solutions. We support our customers with a range of products and services to meet their needs.

Since 1990 our ambition has never wavered. From humble beginnings, our vision and drive has seen us venture into new markets with confidence and stay ahead of market trends. Our mission is to help businesses of all sizes adapt to the future and take advantage of the opportunities that change brings. Sustainability is at the core of our offering. With our leading e-mobility solutions, we're committed to guiding businesses through the energy transition, building solutions for a more sustainable, connected future.

We now have the position of Head of Accounting and Financial Control to recruit. This position reports to the Director of Finance - Fuel, leading a team of 30 Accountants and trainees in providing best in class accounting and financial control service to this £3bn p.a. turnover division. The team, based in Crewe, has controllership of around 25 entities across 12 countries whilst also serving a number of Group functions.

This is a key role for Radius and we expect the successful individual to be on a trajectory to a Director role.

What would your day to day look like?

  • All aspects of financial controllership for the Fuel legal entities
  • Lead the external audit process for the Fuel entities
  • Work to improve the month-end reporting timeline
  • Management and Development of a large team
  • Play a key role in the design and implementation of new general ledger system Sage X3
  • Oversee statutory reporting and tax compliance for the Fuel entities, working closely with Group reporting and teams
  • All aspects of expense management, budgeting and reporting for both the Fuel Division and Group functions
  • Work closely with the Credit department on Bad debt accounting and provisioning
  • Own all financial aspects of the Payroll processes across each jurisdiction including providing salary analysis to budget holders
  • Preparation, review and submission of cashflow forecasts working to improve accuracy and reporting outputs
  • Proactively improve the control environment and efficiency of team processes where possible

What do we expect of you?

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with other areas of Finance and key stakeholders around the business
  • Regular interaction with P & L owners and Director-level stakeholders, developing strong working relationships and offering challenge where needed
  • Excellent leadership capability in leading a team of finance professionals
  • Ability to produce board-level quality reporting and analysis
  • Qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA preferred), minimum 5 years PQE
  • Practice-trained but not first move into industry

What can you expect of us?

  • A friendly culture that mirrors our proposition to our customers.
  • A fast-growing organisation that defines itself as being agile and innovative
  • A drive for continuous improvement, which you will be empowered to get behind from day one.
  • A commitment to building a working environment that values inclusivity, innovation, agility, and drive

And of course, you will be compensated competitively along with bonus potential and a good range of core benefits

If you're interested but not sure if you have all the criteria listed... have a chat with us. We are open to applications from varied backgrounds.

Radius is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to welcome people regardless of age, disability, gender identity, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation or socioeconomic background.

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