REGIONAL HEAD OF FINANCE

Recruiter
C&C Search Ltd
Location
Farringdon
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a rapidly growing Travel/Technology company based in central London. Through Growth they are looking for a Regional Head of Finance to join the business.

THE ROLE:

The role will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide leadership and direction to all the finance teams in the region
  • Ensure that the local finance teams maintain accurate and timely local finance ledgers
  • Ensure the period close and reporting is timely and accurate.
  • Ensure reporting is in full compliance with Group and IFRS policies and legal requirements
  • Ensure preparation of robust annual budgets and periodic forecasts.
  • Ensure that policies, procedures and systems defined by the global finance functions are fully implemented
  • Ensure local heads of Finance act as the primary contact for finance/tax/legal topics to the local business and function heads and support where necessary
  • Overall ownership of local cashflow (including timely collection of AR) and currency management in region
  • Support local business with in-depth financial information and analysis
  • Provide coaching of finance teams in their scope of responsibility
  • Raise potential financial, business, legal or other risks and opportunities proactively to global finance functions and regional/local business & function heads
  • Drive continuous improvement and lead an effective, finance organisation within the assigned scope in close alignment with global finance functions including talent management
  • Ensure staff engagement by actively communicating with the finance teams and staff development
  • Ensure the cost and headcount for Finance in region are appropriately managed and kept within approved budget

REQUIREMENTS:

  • An International Masters Degree in Finance & Accounting or a fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA or similar is required
  • Demonstrate strong technical accounting skills and understanding of accounting principles including IFRS, TAX & VAT compliance
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Office - especially Excel - and Accounting Systems
  • Fluent English language skills

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