Head of Accounting

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Surrey
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
11 Feb 2019
Ref
13978694/001
Contact
Gareth Mason
Job role
Chief accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

The role of Head of Accounting will have day to day responsibility for the finance function and be responsible for the performance, management and development of the team.

Client Details

My client is a well-established and highly regarded financial services business based in Surrey.

Description

The role of director of accounting will be responsible for the design, implementation and continual improvement of the accounting processes and systems.

Duties include:

  • Overseeing production of accurate management and financial accounts for the group and related special purpose vehicles
  • Create an environment of operational excellence
  • Ensure visibility of the company's key control processes and working with the business to identify areas of risk
  • Provide insightful information to senior leadership team
  • Lead recruitment, training and development of the team
  • Maintain relationships with auditors and tax advisers

Profile

The successful candidate should have extensive experience of managing teams through periods of change.

Other experience:

  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and UKGAAP
  • Excellent organisational skills and be able to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel skills

Job Offer

There is a very competitive package on offer for this role.

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