Head of Group Accounting

Competitive salary
Posted a month ago
Job ID: 8102

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is partnering with an esteemed and well-regarded multi-national business in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry in its search for a Head of Group Accounting.

We are looking for a highly driven professional with multi-national experience to support the integrity of financial reporting, enhance operational efficiency, and assist with strategic financial planning and decision-making.

Key responsibilities of the Head of Group Accounting:
  • Lead and manage the Group Accounting function, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting in compliance with IFRS
  • Oversee the consolidation of financial statements for multiple international entities
  • Coordinate the annual budgeting and forecasting processes in collaboration with various departments
  • Ensure compliance with international, federal, and local tax regulations
  • Manage the preparation and submission of tax returns, ensuring accurate and timely filing
  • Coordinate and manage annual external audits, serving as the primary point of contact for auditors
  • Develop and maintain a robust internal control environment to safeguard assets and ensure the accuracy of financial records
  • Continuously evaluate and optimise the ERP system to enhance financial processes and reporting capabilities

Required experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA or equivalent professional qualification is highly desirable
  • Big 4 background beneficial
  • In-depth knowledge of IFRS and international tax regulations
  • Strong ERP system implementation and management experience

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.