Job Overview

Head of Financial Accounting & Reporting

Location: London, England Salary: £90,000 - £110,000 + Exceptional bonus
Type: Permanent Contact: Glen Roberts
Posted: 11 months ago

Eames Consulting Group is working in exclusive partnership with a highly entrepreneurial and pioneering Insurance Business seeking to appoint a first time Head of Financial Accounting & Reporting. This pivotal senior leadership position would broadly manage all internal and external financial reporting, forming an integral part of the executive management team of this new venture.

Responsibilities will encompass:

  • Oversight of all monthly and quarterly internal financial and management reporting;
  • Management of the annual audit and interim and year end external reporting process including consolidated/group accounts under local GAAPs and IFRS;
  • Maintain all accounting policies and procedures - working with advisers where necessary;
  • Stakeholder management including a number of high profile external providers (audit, tax etc);
  • Management and leadership of a small Finance team;
  • Significant involvement in ad hoc project work.

The preferred candidate will be:

  • Qualified Accountant - ideally ACA/CA trained in a large accounting firm - with relevant financial reporting experience in the Financial Services sector;
  • Alternatively you could be a Senior Manager, AD or Director in Audit or Accounting Advisory in a Big 4 firm or equivalent looking for a first move into industry;
  • Strong technical knowledge - IFRS, CASS etc;
  • Adept at managing internal and external stakeholders in a corporate and complex business

Salary and package on offer is well above the market average in addition to the opportunity to create and build your own team in a highly unique and dynamic business. Please apply online for immediate consideration or for more information or an initial confidential discussion then please contact me directly.

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.