Head of Financial Accounting and Reporting

Robert Half
Bristol (City Centre)
15 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Robert Half have partnered with a global manufacturing business to recruit a Head of Financial Accounting and Reporting for a $1bill t/o autonomous business unit.


Based in Bristol, this is a pivotal hire in a newly formed team. The initial role has overall responsibility for financial accounting and control, partnering closely with the Global Finance Director and the Head of FP&A. The business needs someone technically gifted but with strong commercial acumen and a willingness to step outside of reporting into a wider finance management role. The ability to communicate upstream is vital.
  • Overall responsibility and oversight for the Business Unit ($1 billion t/o) Group financial statements including interpretation of all accounting issues and principles which will have an impact on the Group's financial results
  • Development and management of reporting systems, ensuring that the correct financial data is available and that it allows for correct consolidation for management and statutory purposes
  • Key player in the group budget process, working closely with the Senior Manager (FP&A/Controlling) who owns the overall budget process
  • Responsibility of the global compliance framework for the Business Unit
  • Ongoing performance improvement and efficiency projects


The successful Head of Financial Accounting and Reporting will be based in the Bristol area and meet the following criteria:
  • ACA or ACCA qualified (with 5 years+ PQE)
  • Extensive experience working in an international environment operating IFRS
  • Consolidation of financial accounts
  • SAP and/or Hyperion system knowledge an advantage
  • Wider commercial acumen and ability to develop into a business unit FD role in the future


£80,000-95,000 + 20% Bonus + Excellent Package

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