Interim Head of International Financial Accounting - Fixed Term

Interim Head of International Financial Accounting - Fixed Term

  • Location

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Caterina Glenn

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Interim Head of International Financial Accounting | Surrey | £55,000 - £70,000 (12 month fixed term contract)

The company

Wade Macdonald are working with an incredibly successful charitable organisation in Surrey who are currently looking to appoint a qualified individual with good hands on technical knowledge in finance at a senior level.

The role

Reporting in to the Director of Finance you will be part of the leadership team and act as functional lead and expert in financial accounting with global responsibilities. This is a role for an Interim Head of International Finance leading a team of 4.

Other duties include:

- Responsibility for group level financial accounting

- Being a subject matter expert for the companies SAP integrated projects, grants and financial systems

- Management reporting, budgeting and forecasting

- Continuously improve financial processes and controls

What you'll need to be successful

  • ACA or equivalent professional qualification and significant post qualification experience
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience of US GAAP and IFRS
  • Strong experience of financial reporting, including consolidations, at group level
  • Strong knowledge of applying financial accounting controls
  • Experience of SAP BPC and SAP Finance Module is desirable

  • Must have good leadership and influencing skills
  • Works well with others and demonstrates high levels of adaptability and cultural and contextual sensitivity
  • Able to manage and prioritise multiple demands and tasks and meet deadlines
  • Able to provide direction, manage, coach and work within a team, to take a hands-on approach when required
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, with financial and non-financial staff, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to build networks and goodwill especially with finance staff across the world; to deal tactfully and diplomatically with staff at all levels and in all parts of Plan
  • Ability to exert influence over finance staff in remote locations

What you'll receive in return

12 month fixed contract

Close to town center (no parking available)

Flexible working

Opportunity to extend



If this role is of interest to you and you would like to hear more about this opportunity, then please contact: caterina.glenn@wademacdonald.com

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.