Head of Financial Accounting #291 @ Global INGO

London, UK
c. £60,000 - £65,000
24 Sep 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Head of Financial Accounting #291

Global INGO

c. £60,000 - £65,000

London, UK

Our partner is a well-known and respected global INGO. They are seeking an experienced, senior member of the finance team to lead the financial year-end and external audit processes and oversee the monthly balance sheet controls and reporting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead on the financial year-end financial accounting close process, and in the preparation for year-end financial reporting for the UK, country and regional offices.
  • Lead on key risk areas, identifying potential weaknesses, making recommendations and developing plans to address these before year-end.
  • Lead on the annual statutory audit process, including agreeing on the audit scope, reviewing the audit findings and management responses, and following up on agreed action plans.
  • Ensure that there is an appropriate control framework across all offices, responsible for driving improvements in efficiency, and in updating the country office Finance Manuals.
  • Lead on monthly global balance sheet reporting.
  • Lead on financial accounting services to the UK office.

Person Specification

  • Qualified accountant with experience of operating in a complex, global organisation. Strong technical skills and knowledge of UK SORP and UK/International GAPP and legal requirements, UK VAT, PAYE and other tax issues.
  • Experience of leading year-end and external audit processes.
  • Proven ability of managing a cross-cultural team – remotely and in-person
  • Excellent business partnering and negotiating skills, the ability to influence and liaise and work with a wide range of colleagues and other internal and external stakeholders.

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