Crawley, West Sussex
£68000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bens
5 days ago
Hays Senior Finance
Big 4 Head of Finance/Senior Manager CFO 12 month FTC
Your new company
My client is an award winning Big $ Accountancy Firm who are regularly listed as one of the Top 30 employers for families and Top 50 employers for women. They seek a qualified accountant to head up their internal finance department on a 12 month contract to cover maternity leave.
Your new role
You will oversee a financial control team of 16 containing a mix of finance business partners, managers and part qualified accountants. You will be fully briefed on procedures and can bring efficiencies as required. You will fill any knowledge gaps within the team are filled by ensuring cross training is up to date and ensure procedures are followed. You will act as point of escalation for the finance team and wider business. You will also be responsible for and analyse forecasts against actuals, challenge under performance in variances, ensure the accuracy of financial reporting and trading numbers.You will liaise with internal stakeholders to board level, review WIP, and limit financial exposure. Strong financial reporting experience for month end, year end, balance sheet and MI is required.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant with experience of managing a team. You may come form a professional background with an understanding of WIP and billing. You may come form a high invoice business who deals with a lot of contractors and suppliers, or a listed service company. You will have experience operating at a high level within finance, similar to CFO level. Knowledge of IR35 and IFRS15 implementation would be an advantage
What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary dependant on experience and also an attractive benefits package which comes with this level. Details on application.
What you need to do now
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