Financial Accountant & Head of Reporting

Job Title: Financial Accountant & Head of Reporting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3485955_1544117601
Contact Name: Andrew Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2018 17:33

Job Description

To provide financial accountant expertise across a division, and head up new management reporting team in UK.

Your new company
My client is the leading educational publisher based in Oxford but with a global reach.

Your new role
1. Management reporting
Head up new team created to provide consistent, accurate and timely management reporting for use by Academic division.

2. Financial Accounting
Provide financial accounting expertise across division, and be known as technical expert. Ensure process and rigour in place around month-end and year-end.

3. Internal controls
Own the internal control risk framework and represent Academic Division at a group level.

4. Tax
Manage tax implications across the group, working with Financial Controller Academic and FC USA; and working with Group Tax team.

5. Treasury
Manage relationship with group treasury team, ensuring information provided to manage group cash-flow and ensure currency hedging in place.

6. Teamwork
Work effectively as part of the Academic Finance team, the Academic Division and also across the wider OUP group. Ability to build and manage a team effectively.

What you'll need to succeed
Qualified ACA (preferred) with post qualification experience (ideally outside of practice).
Initiative and ability to successfully implement new ideas, with drive to push through.
Strong leader, able to manage a diverse team.
Outgoing, persuasive and a good communicator with an ability to communicate complex
financial matters in a way that is understood at all levels
Have the ability to manage a complex workload with multiple deadlines and stakeholders
Strong Excel skills
Experience of data analysis, interpretation, reconciliation and presentation
Familiarity with ERP systems (SAP preferred)
Discrete and trustworthy
A good team player

What you'll get in return

A competitive salary with generous pension scheme
Genuine career enhancement prospects
Continuing Professional Development

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