Head of Accounting & Reporting

We are currently working with a global Pharmaceutical company, who are looking for a Head of Accounting & Reporting to join their European business.



Leading a team of 3, this person will be responsible for providing the strategic direction and delivery of the accounting and reporting service.

You will act as a focul point for all European affiliates in regards to accounting best practice and the harmonisation of processes and controls.



Key responsibilities;



  • Own, coordinate and deliver accurate accounting and reporting activities in accordance with timetables and company policies.


  • Lead process improvement in SAP for the European region in order to standardise document methodology and controls of key processes.


  • Ensure that regulatory requirements of all statutory entities are met in regard to financial reporting.


  • Develop regional processes and procedures to improve efficiency and reliability of compliant statutory and management reporting requirements.


  • Accountability for master data for Chart of Accounts, Cost Centres and Projects.


  • Oversee the monthly close process including judgemental journals and financial statements.




Experience required;



  • Qualified accountant with strong technical skills.

    Minimum 5 years industry experience.


  • Held senior finance positions in organsations covering Europe.


  • Have an ability to build relationships and influence remotely.


  • Comfortable dealing with senior executives up to Board level.


  • Previous team management and people development experience.


  • Ideally had experience of working in a SAP environment.


  • Start: 30/04/2019 or ASAP
  • Rate: Up to £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
  • Location: Slough, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Recruiter: Practicus Ltd
  • Tel: 01491 577122
  • Fax: 01491 579930
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2019-01-30 17:33:19 -

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