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Head of Governance and Controls

Hays Senior Finance
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
GBP80000.0 - GBP90000.0 per annum + Annual Salary + bonus
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Your new company
You will be joining a leading global business, with an excellent reputation for its excellent working environment and culture. The company is growing at an excellent rate and is developing its footprint by building a 'centre of excellence' from their recently acquired Manchester office.

Your new role
You will be tasked initially with building a brand new qualified team, alongside supporting the Director of SSC in the transition from their already established UK based Shared Service Centre. This will include adhering to a strict time line to produce a robust UK consolidated P&L month-end close (based upon business accounting team inputs), balance sheet and cash flow statement. You will be the main point of contact for Group FP&A for Group Consolidation, alongside supporting statutory reporting, tax and treasury teams. Group Accounting policy and UK GAAP will also fall within your remit of responsibility. You will be the key decision maker in defining new ways of working alongside the Director of SSC and driving best practice around behaviours and the culture.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), with previous experience of dealing within complex accounting structures within a Share Service Centre. You'll have strong communication skills and be able to adapt and communicate with colleagues/stakeholders at various levels. You'll have a strong personality, produce competency and behaviour frameworks, with the ability to influence and drive decisions in a qualified team.

What you'll get in return
You'll receive a salary of up to £90k alongside a strong benefits package, including bonus, a flexible hybrid model and brilliant career progression opportunities. You'll be joining a well renowned international business with a large finance function and plenty of clear progression opportunities. Based in Manchester, the office is nearby to public transport, restaurants, shops and local amenities.

What you need to do now
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