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Head of Finance - CONSTRUCTION

Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Head of Finance

Large Specialist Sub-Contractor

City of London

£100,000 - £110,000 & package

Scope of Position
Reporting to the CEO of one of Europe's largest and leading specialist sub-contractors and functionally to the Group CFO, involved in Accounting, Tax, Finance & Treasury with the support of specialists in the headquarter including budgeting and forecasting

Duties and Responsibilities

Manage a small team of people
Be a business partner to the CEO in all matters related to accounting, reporting, tax, finance and treasury
In charge of budgeting and forecasting on company level
Ensure that the global finance community understands UK specifics such as Brexit, to execute UK projects with all intercompany partners smoothly
Responsible for coordinating internally the import/exports activities together with the Commercial Department
Oversees the group accounting activities which includes inter-company accounting, financial and managerial reporting, balance sheet and income statement management, construction contracts accounting, foreign currency and forex hedging accounting and performs activities such wip calculation, foreign currency and forex hedging accounting, warranty calculation
Ensure tax compliance, transfer pricing & timely reporting to HMRC in alignment with the tax experts of the HQ
Responsible for preparing and submit to HMRC VAT returns and other tax reports required by the UK tax legislation (such as "payment practice reports");
Responsible for monthly booking of payroll, based on inputs received from HR department;
Ensuring that risk and internal controls are adhered to/ in place and policies and procedures followed to provide reasonable assurance that the company assets are protected.
Responsible to oversee and actively participate in the month-end closing process.
Ensure transactions for the months are completely captured and recorded in the books.
Accounts for revenue and costs/expenses that needs to be accrued.
Ensure prepayment amortization and FA depreciation are properly recorded.
Actively drive business improvement programs to increase efficiency, competitiveness in close cooperation with the CEO
Actively drive finance transformation
In charge of both internal and external audits in the periodic review of the company financial records.
Responsible for preparation of Annual Statutory Accounts.
Coordinate the cash flow and make, when necessary, corrective actions in cash issues, always operating according with the Group CFO guidelines

Qualifications needed:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, Chartered Accountant

Prior Experience:

More than 7 years of related work experience in multinational business, candidate must have at least 3 years of supervisory experience
Deep understanding of construction businesses
Accounting and financial reporting experience
Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions
Strong knowledge of IFRS, internal controls and financial reporting, required.
Strong experience in Accounting software - SAP knowledge is mandatory.
Experience in audits and ability to prepare audit information and to institute financial policy, procedure and/or operational corrections and modifications.
Strong leadership, team building and interpersonal skills
Self-motivated and result oriented
Have a "Hands-on, Can-do" attitude

For full information on this exciting Head of Finance role, please apply now
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