Head of Management Accounting Financial Reporting

Holberrow Green
08 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role Purpose

As the Head of Management Accounting Financial Reporting, you will manage the Management Accounting team in the delivery of accurate and timely financial reporting, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, and ensuring adequate financial controls are in place to safeguard the assets of the Business.

The role will play a key role in supporting the Finance Director and helping to shape and deliver the finance team objectives.

What will the role involve?

You will ensure strong processes and procedures are in place across the Business, and adequate SLA’s with Financial Shared Services (FSSC), to deliver accurate monthly management accounts, quarterly IMS data and annual Financial Reporting.

As the Business evolves, you will ensure the Business has adequate controls to safeguard its finances and own the relationship between Halfords Autocentre (HAC) and FSSC and Group Reporting, ensuring the needs of all parties are met.

You will have ownership of delegated authority, authorisation limits and expense policies for HAC and continually review processes within the Business to ensure adequate controls are in place to ensure financial integrity and safeguard company assets.

Part of your role will be to lead the team to ensure all deadlines are met, accounts and reports are accurate and statutory obligations adhered to. Supporting, guiding, coaching and developing the team with clear objectives and regular reviews.

You will be required to deputise for the Finance Director where appropriate.

What skills are we looking for?

To be successful in the role you will be a qualified Accountant, have strong financial accounting background and up to date knowledge of accounting standards. You will be able to deliver own objectives as well as reviewing and managing workload within a team. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills demonstrated at all levels within, strong relationship building, influencing and interpersonal skills and previous team leadership and development experience.

What’s in it for you?

In return, we will offer the successful Head of Management Accounting Financial Reporting £Competitive depending on experience, Car or Car allowance, bonus, family private healthcare, pension, 25 days holiday. Other benefits include Life Cover and a Childcare Voucher Scheme.

Halfords Autocentres reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.