Group Director of Accounting

Posted 04 June 2024
Salary £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, hybrid working
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameMike Clinton

Job description

A leading infrastructure business based in the West End of London are recruiting for a newly created Group Director of Accounting position to take a lead in the corporate accounting team and to head up the implementation of the group's ESG financial reporting.

  • Preparation of consolidated financial statements under IFRS
  • Provide assistance to the wider finance team on any technical accounting matters
  • Working closely with different business units on any technical issues they may encounter including valuations
  • Partake in the group's audit process
  • Responsibility for several SOX controls
  • Leading on any accounting valuation work including but not limited to M&A
  • Writing group policies on accounting policy and lead the implementation of any relevant changes including accounting standards, GAAP, mergers etc.
  • Formalise the financial elements of the group's ESG reporting requirements and drafting disclosures to meet these
  • Implement a ESG reporting tool
  • Design and implement appropriate controls over ESG reporting
  • Manage one individual supporting this team

The ideal candidate:

  • Qualified accountant ideally trained within a top-tier accounting practice
  • Significant post-qualified experience
  • Vastly experienced with technical accounting matters and consolidated financial statements
  • An interest in sustainability
  • Strong project management skills