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Head of Finance

Head of Finance

  • Location

    Woking

  • Sector:

    Senior Appointments

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Maximilian Courtnage

  • Contact email:

    Max.Courtnage@wademacdonald.com

  • Job ref:

    MC737823_1631091691

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-08

  • Consultant:

    Maximilian Courtnage

Head Of Finance -Woking / Hybrid Working - c£75000

Our Client

Our client is an International Charity committed to humanitarian issues, making a difference to thousands of people in more than 70 countries.

The Opportunity

This role will provide a customer focused technical finance service to all colleagues providing guidance on technical accounting matters, regulatory and compliance issues and tax matters.

· Lead provision of financial technical advice (accounting, tax and regulatory)

· Establish and maintain engaging guidance and operating procedures

· Anticipate potential impacts of new accounting standards and changes in tax/regulations globally and recommend solutions accordingly to manage implications

· Develop and implement technical training

· Ensure Finance fully considers and reflects impact of changes in accounting standards/regulations and tax regulation into its in year accounting procedures and controls and in preparation of Financial Statements

· Act as semi-independent technical review of the IFRS and USGAAP financial statements prior to provision to the external auditors

· Work in partnership with Legal Counsel to ensure financial requirements of Legal Compliance Standard Operating Procedures are implemented and appropriate Finance Compliance Standard Operating Procedures are created and implemented

· Build appropriate SOPs annual work plans and control reviews to ensure effective implementation is occurring

· Work in partnership with Legal team to assess tax regulatory requirements in countries

· Lead efficient, effective and timely completion of key regulatory and compliance returns

· Provide technical accounting and tax guidance to the Leadership Team and senior colleagues on major corporate issues

The Person

You will hold a professional accounting qualification and have extremely strong technical skills. Ideally, you will have experience of either external or internal audit. You will need to have strong technical accounting expertise with demonstrable experience. As well as robust project management and stakeholder communication skills.

What You Will Receive In Return

You will work for an organisation that truly makes a difference to lives around the world. You will join a high-performing team and be able to affect the future direction of the finance team.

Head Of Finance -Woking / Hybrid Working - c£75000

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.