Managing Director, Global Head of Accounting

Recruiter
Mackenzie Stuart
Location
Hamburg
Salary
£184668 - £209850/annum Bonus, LTIPS & Benefits
Posted
20 May 2017
Closes
19 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
On behalf of our client; a multi-billion revenue MNC, Mackenzie Stuart is currently searching for experienced Head's of Accounting for an exciting and challenging role with a global well-established MNC.

The role reports directly to the Group CFO and is a highly strategic position, integral to the future organisation of the company. Thus, candidates must be highly experienced with excellent accounting knowledge, a track record of exceptional performance and experience in internationally focused companies.

Key responsibilities include:
* Leading the global accounting department throughout EMEA, the Americas and Asia
* Drive transformation of the global accounting network including the offshoring of
* functions and FTE's, consolidation of functions, process optimisation, office
relocations
* and system overhauls
* Liaising with senior management and partnering with the respective regional heads
to
* optimise transparency and improve commercial growth & performance.
* Team development and management

The Successful Applicant:
* Minimum 15 years of finance/accounting experience
* Experience in large multinational companies within low margin industry
* Big 4 training
* Chartered Accountant
* Masters or MBA
* Excellent knowledge of both IFRS and German GAAP
* Proven experience of driving change, leading transformations or project focused
roles
* Fluent German and English

If you believe that you are appropriate for this role, please forward your CV accordingly. Due to the high number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds, London & Toronto we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical & Scientific, Healthcare, Education, Finance & Accountancy, Insurance, Water, Chemicals, Ingredients & Flavours, Automation, FMCG and Logistics sectors