Director of Financial Accounting

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £90,000 - £100,000 plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Charlie Blanchard

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Altum are supporting a high growth e-commerce company to recruit a Director of Financial Accounting.

This newly created role – reporting into the CFO – will have responsibility for accounting across the finance function. The Director of Financial Accounting will work closely with the FP&A function to ensure full and robust accountability at an entity and business unit level and with the Group Reporting and Consolidation team to ensure accurate and timely consolidated financial information.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management and development of the accounting teams (circa 30 people)
  • 3 Direct Reports – 2x Financial Controllers and 1x Systems Accountant
  • Work closely with FP&A and group accounting teams to ensure month end and year end deadlines are timely and accurate
  • Management of general ledger accounting
  • Oversight of monthly management reporting
  • Lead on strategy regarding accounting systems
  • Lead contact on banking matters

Person Specification:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Strong people manager and stakeholder management
  • Experience managing European teams remotely
  • Experience with ownership of various accounting systems
  • Experience of leading through change and process improvement

If you’re interested in this opportunity, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch.