VANRATH are delighted to be seeking a high-calibre Director for a Global leadership position within a fast-growing, dynamic business and as such there will be an expectation that the individual appointed will have a genuine focus on continuous improvement and the gravitas to drive improvements across the Company's key business processes.
This role will lead and direct the activities of the newly defined Finance organisation, comprising of an international accounting team and other related activities. This will bring together multi-located teams of subject matter experts to provide a consistent, efficient and compliant service to both internal and external stakeholders of the Group.
Support and lead the global accounting team to ensure month end is reported accurately to facilitate timely, relevant management decisions and meet reporting standards and requirements
Ability to research accounting issues using appropriate guidance, recommend appropriate accounting, and write memos to support conclusions in accordance with US GAAP, IFRS, and/or foreign GAAP
Be the key senior contact for the internal and external auditors to ensure real time collective support on approach to given matters.
Ensuring all accounting policies are effectively implemented, and new accounting standards are appropriately adopted by the business.
Optimising processes and controls across finance, enhancing current procedures and implementing new ones to drive improvements.
Improve processes to drive efficiency within Accounting and Control team - leveraging data to streamline manual processes
Work with colleagues across group finance teams to align local management reporting to figures held centrally
Develop and maintain the performance of the team directly and indirectly through Team Leaders, including recruiting, coaching, performance management and developing the team as is needed.
Make sure new accounting standards are adopted by the business on a timely manner
Must have 5+ years experience with US GAAP
Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, CPA)
Formal technical qualifications for USGAAP is a plus
Strong technical accounting skills including purchase price accounting & business combinations
Over 5 years finance leadership experience within a large, complex organisation
Experience of leading and managing a multi-national global team
Proven track record of streamlining accounting operations and month end close for a multinational global company
Strong effective communication skills at all levels of the business, including c-suite
Tech savvy with proven experience of working in NetSuite
Experience of working for a SAAS Company preferred
Experience of working within a complex US corporate structure highly advantageous
What you will get in return:
An excellent remuneration package is on offer reflecting the seniority of the role
Market leading Salary
Private Life Assurance
Private Medical Insurance
Generous annual leave
Private Pension Scheme
Company Sick Pay Scheme
If you think this role may be of interest to you, or you wish to discuss any other accountancy or finance jobs in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Henry Webb in the strictest confidence.