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Lead Accountant (US owned)

Hays Senior Finance
England, London
GBP80000.0 - GBP90000.0 per annum + bens + bonus
Closing date
21 Dec 2023

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Energy, utilities and mining
Salary band
£80,000 - £90,000, £90,000 - £100,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
Working in the UK Head office of a US owned trading business, this company have a long history of success as well a very robust business model and balance sheet. They are looking to hire a Lead Accountant and the position would suit someone with experience in the reporting team of a big business.

Your new role
The role is a broad position, focused on reporting and will involve conversion to UK GAAP as well as multi-currency reporting. You will sit with a team of 5 experienced professionals and report to the Head of Accounting.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Timely and accurate production of monthly corporate reporting
  • Working with auditors
  • Research and apply UK GAAP accounting policy
  • Ongoing analytical and project work
  • Project accounting

What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally come from a large trading business or a large scale business reporting to an international parent. It would be ideal if you are a qualified accountant from either ACA / ACCA backgrounds.

What you'll get in return
The business offer exceptional benefits, including operating a 9-day fortnight, giving you a bank holiday effectively every other week! The company also contributes to lunch allowance and the costs of working in London! The company has an excellent track record of staff retention.

What you need to do now
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