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Group Head of Accounting

Job Title: Group Head of Accounting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Reference: 4019731_1625586142
Contact Name: Joel Knight
Contact Email: daxtra.ukit@hays.com
Job Published: July 06, 2021 16:42

Job Description

Your new company
I am currently working with a fast growing, PE backed insurance broker with ambitious expansion plans and a dynamic and flexible approach. They are a very acquisitive business and offer an exciting opportunity to join the London finance function in a senior management position.

Your new role
This is a broad and varied role with key responsibilities including:

  • Leading preparation for monthly consolidated accountants and year end statutory accounts
  • Lead month end process
  • Staff management of a team of reports
  • Assisting in technical accounting queries and support to M&A deals
  • Onboarding and integration support of new acquisitions
  • Responsible for preparation of monthly consolidated portfolio accounts and statutory accounts for year end
  • Leading the month-end timetable and deliverables working alongside the Finance Business Partners
  • Overseeing and managing a team of accountants
  • Providing technical accounting support to new M&A alongside the Controller
  • Assisting with the onboarding and accounting integration of newly acquired entities
  • Liaise with the external auditors, ensuring requests and timelines are completed on time
  • Maintenance of strong controls environment.


What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant with post qualified experience in the insurance or financial services sectors. You will have a strong working knowledge of FRS102 and IFRS. You will need a proven record of leading staff and delivering reports in a timely and accurate fashion, with M&A/integration experience beneficial.

What you'll get in return
You will be rewarded with a competitive salary package and an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast growing and forward thinking organisation which really values staff, offering excellent flexibility and development opportunities.

What you need to do now
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