Head of Finance

Howett Thorpe Recruitment Consultants Ltd
Surbiton, UK
03 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a qualified Head of Finance to work within this global Pharmaceutical business.

Reference: HT12666

Head of Finance - About The Role

Leading a team, you will have overall responsibility for the monthly financial close process and submission of supplementary accounting packages to corporate finance. Key duties include:
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory reporting (local and US GAAP). Timely and accurate reporting of financial information internally and externally
  • Maintain full compliance to corporate policies, SOX framework and all legal entity statutory requirements
  • Partner with the commercial businesses strategically to ensure financial targets and commitments are met as well as ensuring year over year top and bottom line leveraged growth is achieved
  • Continuous improvement and streamlining of finance activities
  • Overall responsibility for all regional management performance packages and reviews for each business units reporting requirements
  • Main point of contact for all UK financial matters

As the Head of Finance you will be proficient in delivering timely financial month-end close activities alongside strategic business partnering with commercial business units and statutory and tax compliance duties.

The successful Head of Finance will have:

With a recognised professional qualification and relevant degree, you will have worked within Pharma, Medical or Healthcare and have General Accounting Management experience as well as Corporate income tax and VAT return experience. Good working knowledge of accounting software packages including SAP experience is preferred. Other key qualities will include:
  • US GAAP and FRS102 reporting experience
  • Ability to adapt to and manage frequently changing priorities
  • Management and development of a team
  • A proven track record within Pharma, Medical or Healthcare
  • Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent Technical accounting & analytical skills
  • Strategic business partnering skills

Head of Finance - Benefits

Fantastic benefits on offer including bonus and car allowance

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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