Head of Financial Accounts

Job Title: Head of Financial Accounts
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: Competitive
Job Published: December 05, 2018 10:50

Job Description

Your new company –
Racing Point Force India F1 are a team of true racers, driven by a passion for motorsport and the desire to succeed in the world's most competitive environment. From the glittering lights of the world's finest circuits to their Silverstone HQ, their pursuit of excellence presents them with daily challenges. Formula One is a team sport, one that requires the effort of everyone in their workforce. They are looking for outstanding people to join their Finance team to continue their push towards the front of the grid. With a focus on competitiveness and innovation, Racing Point Force India is an inspirational and rewarding place to work. They are investing heavily in their future success - but, above all, they are investing in the right people.

Your new role –

Lead the Financial Accounting & Taxation, developing a high performing general accounting function

  • Manage general accounting and coach and mentor the General Accounting Supervisor
  • Financial Accounting
  • Taxation - Be the point of contact for the business, managing all aspects of taxation and ensuring effective tax planning is in place to compliantly optimise tax position.
  • Manage the month end closing process, ensuring all balance sheet accounts reconciled
  • Manage the annual audit process
  • Support the company reviews of the ERP system
  • Fixed asset accounting
  • Ensure the company maintains the appropriate insurance coverage and policies
  • Cash flow & FX - Develop cash flow reporting tools and create and implement FX strategy
  • Financial Controls - Ensure robust financial controls are in place across the whole organisation

What you'll need to succeed

  • CCAB Qualified (probably ICAEW)
  • Trained in a Top 20 Accounting firm
  • 5 to 10 years post qualified experience in financial accounting with some exposure to international taxation regimes
  • Experience of building high performance teams, providing coaching and mentoring to non-qualified staff
  • Experience of implementing and developing highly efficient processes and systems
  • Outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Uses problem solving and decision making skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritising own work and the work of the team in an organised and accurate manner within tight deadlines, keeping calm and focussed
  • Expert in use of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft products

What you'll get in return

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Healthcare Cashplan Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programmes
  • Eye Care subsistence
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Option to join the Mercedes Car Lease Scheme
  • Company and Sponsor products offers and preferential rates

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.