Director of Accounting

Job Title: Director of Accounting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Reference: 3935787_1613767478
Contact Name: Corinne Hull
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2021 20:44

Job Description

Your new company
A leading globally recognised multi-channel retailer is looking for a new Director of Accounting to lead a team of 20 strong. As the largest company of its kind in the world, its global footprint is an impressive and much-loved brand. Fast-paced, large-scale and impressive, they are a company going through a period of growth and massive change. Their big vision for impact and collaboration and partnership with smaller businesses is able and ready to be part of rejuvenating the national retail dynamic. This company values affordability, accessibility, creativity and diversity. They work hard to maintain their success, profit and forward-thinking strategy.

Your new role
They are looking for a Director of Accounting to lead and bolster the financial engine comprised of a large and experienced team of finance professionals. With direct reports, and oversight of the European shared service centre this role essentially takes the lead on all statutory accounts and delivery of figures, with a key responsibility being the navigation through this period of large-scale process change and implementation of strategy. You will also provide technical accounting support and oversight for implementation of new accounting standards related to US GAAP, IFRS and Local GAAP.

What you'll need to succeed
This role requires gravitas and technical prowess. Proven leadership capabilities are essential, whilst a strong analytical skill set will be exercised as part of a diverse accountancy colour pallet. You will enjoy aspiring to new targets and the journey of daily ambition and drive. A fully qualified ACA, CPA or ACCA accountancy qualification with a portfolio of experience and credibility will be imperative. A deep and broad understanding of financial standards will provide a well-rounded core strength to enable versatility and adaptability as you lead. Financial reporting experience in a global US publicly listed Company would also be a huge asset.

What you'll get in return
Working for this prestigious and globally acclaimed name, you will receive a competitive base salary alongside a bonus and benefits package. You will report to an impressive CEO and be placed at the heart of this entrepreneurial and collaborative environment.

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