Head of Global Accounting Services


  • £68000 - £75000 per annum
  • Surrey
  • Posted: 04/01/2022
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 387142164

Job Details

A key role for a highly technical Accountant from practice for a global charity is required. They are seeking an ACA/ACCA Accountant on a fixed term contract for 15 months to undertake the role of Head of Global Accounting.
 
The aim of the Head of Global Accounting is to transform the charity's approach to their current financial accounting processes, control and compliance, statutory and regulatory compliance. The role has a team of 14, therefore demonstrable people management skills are essential. The role also requires business partnering throughout the business with both financial and non-financials, therefore influencing, engagement and communication skills are key.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Lead the transformation of financial accounting
  • Streamline processes
  • Lead strategic thinking to an informed approach to Statutory Accountants, ensuring effective production of final audited accountants
  • Lead the provision of technical financial advice including advice and recommendations of current financial position, challenges in balance sheets, accounting reserves and to ensure confidence to the board of the charity's finance team
  • Lead the implementation of their IT system to radically improve financial accounting and reporting processes as well as to simplify accounting transactions
  • Process improvement, streamlining processes, KPI's/SLA's
  • Transform statutory accounting for all legal entities
  • Management reporting, year-end accounts, financial controls and risk
  • Lead and manage large projects from inception to completion
  • Lead a team of specialists and manage their performance across all activities
 
Requirements:
  • ACA/ACCA
  • High standard of technical accounting ability
  • Good accounting systems knowledge
  • Audit experience gained in practice
  • Non-profit organisation is highly desirable
  • Excellent project management skills
 
This position is hybrid and will require continuous engagement across the whole organisation
 
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction
 
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.


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