The Robert Walters Group has been retained to recruit for an exciting transformation and change project.
This individual will lead the transactional accounting processes for the group, working collaboratively with other Head of Departments to ensure SOX compliance.
This is an incredibly interesting business sector for those who like to automate processes and drive improvement.
Key responsibilities of the Head of Transactional Accounting
Responsible for management of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Revenue Reconciliation, Regional Administration and Treasury.
Work with team managers to implement team KPIs and drive operational efficiencies across the team.
Ensure Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance across the team's activities and ensure adherence to the SEC filing deadlines.
Work with the team to ensure ERP system is being fully utilised with processes and controls documented and evidenced.
Work with the business to identify opportunities to consolidate invoices and ensure Financial and Operational processes are aligned on key areas such as purchasing.
Support Sales Ledger Manager in bedding in automation across Query Management and customer communication. Improving Debt reporting and escalation processes.
Work with the Treasury team to embed processes around Cash reporting and forecasting, driving improvements in the accuracy of Cash forecast.
Project lead for embedding purchase Order rollout across the business increasing the percentage of invoices processed with POs.
Automate payment processes in a fast-paced environment
Key Requirements for the Head of Transactional Accounting
Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA,CIMA)
Knowledge of US GAAP and SOX compliance is preferred.
Extensive experience in managing Transactional finance teams, (30+ heads)
Good knowledge of Excel and working with an ERP system
Be a true team player, yet self-motivated
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£70,000 - £80,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
26 January 2024
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