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Head of Global Accounting

Hays Senior Finance
London, England
GBP100000.00 - GBP120000.00 per annum + + bens + bonus
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£100,000 - £125,000
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Global Shipping Business - Head of Global Accounting

Your new company
You will get to work for a highly reputable and market-leading shipping company that is looking to hire an intriguing head of global accounting. They are looking for the Head of Global Accounting to implement and deliver a brand new reporting agenda to create long-term and sustainable market share growth across multiple continents.

Your new role
You will get to work with multiple key stakeholders in the business and will report to the Vice President of Global Finance and play a key role in the reporting of key information and have a huge influence on the decision-making of multiple offices across the globe.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading and managing the Group audit process
  • M&A accounting
  • Writing and presenting technical accounting papers to financial and non finical stakeholders
  • Team management in both London and India
  • Group consolidation/accounting and managing month end close
  • Policy development and projects

What you'll need to succeed

  • You will have a strong understanding of IFRS and consolidations
  • You will have a proven track record of creating top-of-the-line reporting agendas
  • Be a strong communicator to both financial and non-financial stakeholders
  • Strong project management and organisational skills
  • Key understanding or experience of Shipping or Logistics sectors would be preferred

What you'll get in return
You will be working for a business with a foundation of responsible business practice and strong core values. The business has set up a clearly set out commitments to development on an individual and collaborative basis and offer a diverse working culture with multiple benefits. They also utilise a hybrid working model for the Finance team based out of their London office. You will also get a very generous salary with a healthy benefits and bonus package

What you need to do now
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