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Head of Finance

  • City of London
  • Accountancy
  • Permanent
  • Added

Description

Head of Finance - Artificial Intelligence - Central London/Hybrid - Up to £80,000 plus bonus and benefits

My client, a market leading A.I. company with operations in Central London, is looking to recruit a Head of Finance for their growing European head office. The successful candidate will join a fast-growing team that is focused on shaping the future with artificial intelligence and robotics. The ideal candidate understands that automation is the next big technological shift - comparable to the introduction of the smartphone -- and wants to be a part of the movement, helping clients successfully transform their businesses processes and teams.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing and preparing monthly management accounts of Group subsidiaries (UK & NL subsidiary and Denmark branch)
  • Prepare Group consolidation and reporting on monthly basis to HQ Finance Team in Japan
  • Preparation of annual financial statements in UK and Netherlands
  • Manage and prepare VAT returns, Corporation tax returns in multiple jurisdictions, with an awareness of Transfer Pricing policies and procedures
  • Implement strong internal processes and controls with free rein to implement, automate and improve the finance function and its systems
  • Other functional responsibilities such as corporate governance, technical accounting, multi-currency bank reconciliations, cross-border-VAT, customs processes for UK imports/exports
  • Monitoring cash balances, prepare payment requests, reviewing payment instructions to ensure compliance with policies
  • Prepare budgeting and forecasting, variance analysis and cashflow reporting on monthly basis
  • Manage and address accounting audit, internal audit and tax audit issues as they arise
  • Undertaking ad hoc financial requests from HQ Finance team in Japan
  • Ad hoc financial, compliance and FP&A tasks for Group entities at the request of CFO

Key skills:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent
  • Previous Audit experience a plus with strong technical finance knowledge
  • Strong IFRS knowledge, including but not limited to IFRS 15 & 16
  • Excel skills essential. Excellent numerical, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong experience using ERP systems and making improvements to the system (Odoo & SAP)
  • Well organised, detail oriented with ability to work under pressure; meet deadlines whilst managing multiple concurrent tasks
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to communicate financial information to stakeholders without a finance background

Broadstone Resourcing Ltd acts as an Employment Agency and an Employment Business and all appointments will be made on merit alone.

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