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Head of Accounting

Hays Senior Finance
Norfolk, Norwich, England
Closing date
24 Oct 2022

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
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Job Details

Head of Accounting Job in Norwich. Award winning employer of choice. Hybrid and flexible working.

Head of Accounting required, to lead a dedicated and growing team of accounting professionals within an award winning, modern accountancy firm in Norwich.

This is a significant hire for the firm, a role which is critical to the their continued success. You will be offered agile working and strong career progression opportunities, along with an excellent salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities include but not limited to;

  • Review your teams work and provide constructive feedback and identify any training gaps
  • Monitor deadlines and team workloads to ensure forward planning and capacity sharing results in success at department level
  • Agree, monitor and drive clear team KPI's and SLA's to drive the business strategy and vision
  • Conduct performance appraisals and encourage your team to obtain 360 degree feedback
  • Design/contribute to the training programme for business area/organisation
  • Proactively build authentic and collaborative working relationships with your clients
  • Develop and grow the client base, providing additional services to existing clients, and actively seeking new business
  • Identify areas to develop new business or offer additional services and work these through to implementation
  • Design and implement processes to ensure that data integrity is maintained and work to produce data pack that informs business decisions
  • Proactively engage in the search to find and test the best systems

To be successful you will have experience of working in practice and/or industry environments, and ideally be ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified (or similar). You will have a good working knowledge of accounting standards.

In reward you will be offered a highly competitive salary and benefits along with hybrid working. This role is critical to the firm. You will join the management board and your opinions and suggestions will be heard.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, call Cara Whyte at Hays on 07502377206 or 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.

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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

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So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

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