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Interim Head of Transactional Accounting - US GAAP

Published 19 January 2024
£500.00 - £750.00 per day
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Temporary
Job Starts: 19th January 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

A truly unique opportunity for a candidate with recent experience operating under US GAAP!

I am delighted to present an exceptional JOB opportunity to work with THE employer of choice in Derbyshire. We have been engaged to recruit an INTERIM HEAD OF TRANACTIONAL ACCOUNTING on a 6-9 month basis, starting ASAP.

The role will pay a day rate of £500-£750 per day and report to the Director of Accounting.

There is flexibility on salary and start date for the right person.

This is an incredibly exciting time to join the business as they embark on an organisation wide transformation programme.

The working practice is HYBRID, ideally 3 days on site, 2 days from home with the HQ based in Derbyshire.

Below is a synopsis of the key responsibilities, skills, experience and prerequisites for the role:

Essential/Desirable

  • Must have led Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions or have significant experience in P2P/O2C process transformation
  • Must have recently worked in US GAAP in these areas
  • Revenue management and billing experience is a plus
  • Technology implementation experience is a plus

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for management of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Revenue Reconciliation, Regional Administration and Treasury.
  • Work with the team managers to implement team KPIs and drive operational efficiencies across team.
  • Ensure Sarbanne Oxley (SOX) compliance across the teams activities and ensure adherence to the SEC filing deadlines.
  • Work with team to ensure ERP system is being fully utilised with processes and controls documented and evidenced.
  • Lead project to embed Purchase Order rollout across the business increasing percentage of invoices processed with POs.
  • Work with business to identify opportunities to consolidate invoices and ensure Financial and Operational processes are aligned on key areas such as purchasing.
  • Support the Financial Controller in fully understanding Revenue and Cash Reconciliation requirements, identifying opportunities to simplify and automate.
  • Support Sales Ledger Manager in bedding in automation across Query Management and customer communication. Improving Debt reporting and escalation processes.
  • Work with Treasury team to embed processes around Cash reporting and forecasting, driving improvements in accuracy of Cash forecast.
  • Work across the team to drive down the amount of manual payments whilst increasing invoices paid to terms statistics.
  • Ensure development and succession planning opportunities in place for the team.
  • Liaising banks, supplier, customers and auditors on the companies behalf.

Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience in managing Transactional finance teams.
  • Good knowledge of Excel and experience of working with an ERP system
  • Knowledge of US Gaap and SOX compliance preferred
  • Best practise mindset
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to build relationships and influence others to achieve results.
  • Be a true team player, yet self-motivated
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Confident to challenge the status quo.

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Required Skills

  • US GAAP
  • SOX
  • Director
  • AP
  • AR
  • Transactional
  • P2P
  • O2C
  • transformation
  • CIMA
  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • Qualified
  • Accountancy
  • Jobs
  • Interim
  • Fixed Term


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