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Interim Head of Finance - Projects

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Senior Finance
  • Contact: Georgina Denslow
  • Contact Email: gd@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 12 June 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009243_1620914709

A well known and respected brand is looking for a Head of Finance - Projects to join their team on a 12 month fixed term contract during a significant period of change and transformation, based in London, £75K-£80K basic salary.

Leading a team of qualified project accountants to look at multiple projects across the finance function, this role takes ownership for investigating and implementing process improvements across select project areas. The projects include but are not limited to:

- Improve deferred revenue reconciliation through date cleansing

- Build out process for Global Revenue recognition reconciliation, working alongside internal and external audit partners

- Clear down historical unallocated cash receipts

- Improvements to the balance sheet reconciliations process; including investigating and

clearing legacy items

- Understand and build out the Withholding Tax & VAT reporting process in coordination with

Tax department

- Additional ad hoc projects as required

Key candidate requirements:

- Qualified accountant, preferable ACA with audit training

- Previous experience in a Senior Finance position

- Team management experience

- Demonstrable experience of process improvement

- Track record of delivering & managing projects from start to finish

- Strong stakeholder management experience

- Advanced Exel

- Strong systems experience

- Experience of working in a large corporate / multinational / complex organisation

- Excellent communication skills

- Able to adapt to a fast paced and constantly changing work environment

- Able to work under pressure with tight deadlines