Head of Financial Accounting

Recruiter
Woodrow Mercer Group
Location
Leicester
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
02 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Woodrow Mercer Finance is currently looking for a Head of Financial Accounting for a PLC in Leicestershire. This role will see someone take control of the Financial Accounting team of a well-recognised brand and give the successful candidate a platform to launch a long term career within the business.

As the Head of Financial Accounting, the successful candidate will take control of a team of Part-Qualified and Qualified Accountants and be responsible for all external financial reporting of the business.

Key Responsibilities

* Lead the year-end process in compliance with statutory regulations

* Build a strong relationship with external accountancy/audit firms

* Provide monthly/quarterly and annual financial reports

* Report into the Financial Controller

* Work closely with the wider finance team acting as an expert providing advice where needed.

* Management of a team of 8 accountants

The ideal candidate for the role will be an ACA Qualified Accountant with experience in a Top 10 Accountancy Practice. It is essential you have held a technical finance role in industry as well as having had experience of managing a team. The business is prepared to offer a competitive salary and bonus package and is looking for someone who is seeking a long-term career move.

Please apply now for immediate consideration

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