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Head of Finance

Head of Finance

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  • Salary:

    €70000 - €75000 per annum

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    Miles Gallagher

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Miles Gallagher

Head of Finance - Padua - 75,000 Euros (2 days a week in Milan)

Our Client:

A multi-national within the financial services industry have approached us to help resource a Head Of Finance in Italy. You will be based primarily in Padua with 2 days a week in Milan.

The Role:

You will manage the day-to-day financial activities of the organisation, controlling its financial resources and ensuring that all financial transactions, systems and procedures comply with regulations.

You will lead the budgeting and forecasting processes, FP&A, taxation and transactional finance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall operational and financial duties of the Finance and Accounting department in your geographical region
  • Communicate with the Audit Committee/Board of Directors as required, including Management updates on SOX compliance, quarterly financial results, and audit/auditor timing and results.
  • Lead monthly/quarterly/annual planning cycles and the month close accounting variance analysis
  • Draft and maintain local regional accounting policies for review by CFO
  • Provide technical expertise and advice on financial issues to functional or operational areas managers to help them develop revenue and expense budgets, understand financial reports, and manage their financial responsibilities
  • Ensure all local regional tax returns, declarations, and other required reports are submitted accurately and on time
  • Ownership of the relationship with local regional payroll vendors and effective, efficient compliance with employment tax requirements
  • Ownership of relationships with local banks and local treasury management responsibilities

About You:

You will have a relevant accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACCA, CPA, CA) and previous experience in a management role. You will be a strong communicator and fluent in English. You will have an analytical mindset, whilst also being technically strong.

Head of Finance - Padua - 75,000 Euros (2 days a week in Milan)

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.