Head of Group Financial Accounting

Butler Rose
05 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A large business in Exeter is currently recruiting a Head of Financial Accounting. This is a fixed-term contract for 12 months to cover a maternity leave to start ASAP.

Leading the financial accounting team, you will be responsible for preparation for preparation of the Annual Report and Half-year Report under IFRS and the subsidiary financial statements under FRS101. The team is also manages the external audit relationship.

Duties will include:

* External reporting – On behalf of the Group Financial Controller, lead the production of the Annual Report and Half-year Report under IFRS and the subsidiary financial statements under FRS101. Assist in the production of interim management statements.
* Internal reporting – Support the Finance team and the wider Flybe team regarding accounting treatment queries.
* External audit – Build the relationship with the new audit team including development of a structured period 10 approach to target the areas from which audit efficiencies can be gained.
* Processes and systems - Promote the strengthening of the Flybe control environment as this is an area that will help bring efficiencies in the audit process.
* Technical accounting – Monitor any emerging IFRS issues and review of technical papers on impact of accounting issues or new/revised standards. Technical review of contracts for accounting issues.
* Leading the small Group financial accounting team. Line manager to the Finance Manager - Financial accounting.
* Continually look for profit opportunities whether this is revenue growth or cost saving opportunities which will drive the profitability of the Group.
* Providing ad-hoc project support.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) who ideally has experience of working in a similar role for a listed company or within a large accountancy firm with an audit background. You will be a good team manager able to work under pressure and manage deadlines effectively.

If you are interested in this Head of Financial Accounting role in Exeter, please contact Gareth Dagger at Butler Rose Accountancy & Finance Recruitment ASAP.

Butler Rose is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Butler Rose Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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