Group Chief Accountant

About the Role

A truly excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing group of companies as Group Chief Accountant.

Reporting into the CEO of this rapid growth, entrepreneurial organisation the Group Chief Accountant will be responsible for leading a small Finance team, financial planning, reporting, compliance, risk management, business performance management and strategic financial analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of a small finance team (4)
  • Reengineer accounting processes where necessary – re-architect accounting function
  • Migrate chart of accounts from SAGE Cloud to selected new platform of your choice
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the complex actuarial outputs that feed into our clients revenue tracking and recognition
  • Understand and produce both GAAP and IFRS detailed management accounts
  • Monthly Management Accounts packs to cover 5 group businesses
  • Manage year-end KPMG audits and filing
  • Design reporting that supports value-add insights into the business operations, tracking various cost centers and associated revenues in neatly presented “views” that allows stakeholders to get a better understanding of the commercial levers in the business
  • Prepare and Present Board Finance Report
  • Manage cost allocation across shared cost centers within the group look for cost savings where possible
  • Establish tight operational cost control processes across the business
  • Own banking relationships, and be able to negotiate where necessary, supported by CEO as and when required
  • Build solid detailed forecast models with key assumptions clearly separated out
  • Deep technical expertise, excellent Excel capabilities

This is a fantastic post for an individual to join a progressive, ever growing organisation.

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