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Financial Reporting Team Lead

17 November 20212021-11-17
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Hutcheon Mearns are supporting a large, international oil services business to source a Financial Reporting Team Lead. This is a key leadership position and is responsible for a professional team of accountants who provide accounting, reporting and legal entity support for Finance Directors and Regional Management Teams.

This role will help set the direction and lead the Financial Reporting team with responsibility for planning, co-ordinating and managing the team to ensure high quality team deliverables including month end and year end reporting, statutory accounts preparation, audit requirements, internal controls reporting and group entity re-organisations.

You will work with regional finance teams looking after accounting and reporting requirements of the legal entities within the organisation’s structure. You will also build strong internal relationships with Tax, Legal, Group Reporting and Technical Accounting, as well as external and internal auditors.  Working closely with the Senior Accountants you will review team workload and agree priorities to ensure deadlines for deliverables are met.

As a Team Lead you will have an active role in the development of your team, facilitating their learning and career progression opportunities. You will develop strong relationships with internal clients and continuously look for process improvements and share best practice across the organisation.

To be successful you will have:

  • Accounting Qualification.
  • Experience of IFRS and FRS 101 statutory accounts preparation within a large international organisation.
  • Auditing experience with a sound understanding of financial risks and controls is preferred.
  • IT competent across Microsoft products. Competent with SAP or equivalent ERP system.
  • Experience of a consolidation system is desirable.

You will be a people manager with exceptional communication and team building skills. This organisation offers exceptional career opportunities going forward.