Head of Accounting

Job details

Posted Wednesday 06 September 2023
Salary £85000 +
Location Abingdon
Job type Permanent
Reference 2894
Recruiter Name Marc Harris

Head Of Accounting - South Oxfordshire (Hybrid) £85000+

Our Client is a large multinational consumer business searching for a Head of Accounting.

 You will be responsible for the leadership of a large team (20 FTEs) and the accounting of 5 UK entities of a larger group.

  • Leadership – lead, supervise, develop, manage, and support accounting team.
  • Managing all of the day-to-day accounting operations (General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable).
  • Ensuring the timely closing for all local UK entities is performed monthly
  • Ensure reporting meets compliant standards with statutory law and financial regulations.
  • Working closely with Group Accounting in the overseas HQs to ensure they are fully aware of technical matters ensuring that group are able to provide guidance on relevant matters.
  • Documenting business processes and ensuring SOX compliance.
  • Streamlining, improving, and optimising business processes.
  • Co-ordinating the management of cash flow, debt, and debt collection.
  • Overseeing the audit process
  • Support the business with the financial strategy and decision-making processes.
  • Ensuring the timely completion of UK VAT returns
  • Preparation of the UK Corporation tax computations and liaising with our external tax advisors.
  • Reviewing R&D tax calculations

About You

Ideally you will be a qualified accountant with a minimum of 5 years PQE. You will have strong technical accounting skills and a track record of process improvement

What You Will Receive In Return

This is a friendly organisation where you will have opportunities to make a mark. You will receive market leading benefits on top of your base salary. 

Head Of Accounting - South Oxfordshire (Hybrid) £85000+