Global Head of Finance

C4S Search Ltd
08 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
Job role
Head of finance
Experience level
Our client are leaders in their industry with an aggressive growth strategy to become the global leaders in their field. The successful candidate will be joining a thriving and experienced finance division The main objective of the role is to maintain and develop people, controls and processes to ensure the integrity of global financial reporting at all times. The role is a critical and active member of the senior management team that secure and grow the global business.

Typical activities
  • Management and development of a Global Finance team (circa 15 FTE's) located in the UK, Australia and South Africa
  • Ownership of financial governance and financial policy development and deployment
  • Management of auditors and global statutory reporting
  • Global treasury & cashflow management
  • Global Foreign Exchange management and reporting
  • Insurance renewal
  • Represent Finance and play an active role within the Global Heads Team
  • Management of external advisors for local tax submissions
  • Monthly Group Consolidation and reporting to the Emirates group (actuals and forecasting)
  • Group Corporation Tax Management and oversight (Tax Planning including Transfer Pricing)
  • Bank Relationship management - Maintaining banking controls and mandates
  • Loan and Deposit Strategy (Interco Borrowings)
  • Manage the global annual budget preparation
  • Oversight of balance sheets reconciliation compliance (policy and reporting setup and managed)
  • ABTA & CAA Renewal

Skills set required:

  • ACA/ACCA Qualified with a practice background
  • A strong leader and able to demonstrate a track record of excellent people management of global teams
  • Strong, assertive and process driven individual which ensures the business maintains compliance with policies and procedures
  • Ability to challenge peers and superiors in a constructive and professional manner
  • Must have high attention to detail and the ability to work accurately
  • Experience of developing and implementing processes, systems and controls
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver results
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Must be highly self-motivated
  • Willing and able to travel globally
  • Excellent MS Excel skills

  • Travel industry experience

If this sounds like an opportunity you are interested, please click apply now. Alternatively, if this role isn't right for you, but you are interested in having a confidential discussion about your career, please contact C4S Search