Head of Accounting

Howett Thorpe Recruitment Consultants Ltd
From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Accounting required for a technically focused role working for a leading business based in Leatherhead.

About The Role
The role is taking full responsibility for the operational and financial responsibility for the Group incorporating all financial activity and financial controls including the monthly consolidations and co-ordination of the Group month end close. The Head of Accounting will be responsible for a team of 3 direct reports and the duties will include:
  • Preparation of the Group Company’s financial statements in line with GAAP
  • Management of the Revenue Accounting
  • Management of Cast and General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Payable and Expense Management
  • Preparation of annual Statutory Accounts
  • Month End reporting and analysis, including consolidating UK month end reports and reporting packs
  • Preparation of the annual Tax Computations
  • Present figures to senior management across the business
  • Plus, a host of additional duties related to the Financial Accounts process

About Our Client
This role is working within a business that have world class offices based in Leatherhead, they are well established and within the Financial Services sector.

About You
We are looking for a Technical Accountant to join this role, you will ideally be ACA qualified and a proven track record working within Technical Accounting roles, with complete financial control and preparation of the statutory accounts. To apply for this role, you must have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:
  • Hold a full accountancy qualification (ideally ACA) with post qualification experience
  • Strong technical accounts experience including Statutory Accounts, UK GAAP and an understanding of IFRS
  • Demonstrable experience of Financial Control and dealing with the actuals
  • Analytical approach to interpret what the numbers mean to the business
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines but also be accurate with reporting

Things You Should Know
This role forms part of the executive team within the business and will be reporting directly to the CFO. You will have great influence on the business and will be able to develop the business further.
Commutable from: Addlestone, Aldershot, Alton, Andover, Ascot, Bagshot, Basingstoke, Bordon, Bournemouth, Bracknell, Bromley, Burgess Hill, Camberley, Caterham, Chertsey, Cobham, Cranleigh, Crawley, Croydon, Dorking, East Grinstead, Egham, Epsom, Esher, Farnborough, Farnham, Feltham, Fleet, Frimley, Gatwick, Godalming, Guildford, Haywards Heath, Hook, Horley, Horsham, Kingston, Leatherhead, Lightwater, London, Maidenhead, Petersfield, Purley, Reading, Redhill, Reigate, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, Slough, Staines, Sunbury, Tonbridge, Walton, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Windlesham, Windsor, Woking, Wokingham and Yateley.

Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.
Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.
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