The Group’s activities include banking, mortgage lending and property development, as well as other investments. The role is for an accountant to take overall responsibility for the finance function, to run a group company and to become a member of the board. It offers attractive remuneration, together with the benefit of self-employed status and of working part time, from home, with some travel.
financial accounting; and
In the following sectors:
property development; and
For several associated companies, worldwide;
Delegating to and managing a small team;
Opportunity to run a group company with a profit-linked bonus.
The position encompasses the entire finance function:
Instituting and maintaining financial controls;
Controlling income and expenditure;
Compiling, analysing and presenting:
budgets/forecasts with risk analysis;
business plans; and
reports with commentaries;
Preparing financial information for audit and managing the audit process;
Providing tax planning services with reference to current legislation;
Maintaining, streamlining and simplifying the chart of accounts;
Managing the data integrity of the financial systems, initiating data cleanse exercises and improving data entry processes and controls;
Negotiating transactions with counterparties;
Meeting and interviewing clients and associated organisations;
Managing colleagues, workloads and deadlines; and
Deputising for the CEO as appropriate.
Numerate, highly IT literate and articulate.
Capable of managing a full set of accounts up to audit;
Familiar with at least 2-3 accounting packages;
Entirely comfortable with Excel, including exporting and conversion;
Also familiar with:
Word, Outlook and PowerPoint; and
Cloud-based file management systems.
Demonstrable success in each of the areas listed under “detailed duties”.
Relevant professional qualification, preferably in an Anglo-Saxon jurisdiction;
Well organised and self-motivated;
Flexible and hard-working;
Capable of thinking strategically, creatively and flexibly;
Ambitious yet realistic when setting objectives and targets;
Emotionally intelligent and resilient;
Able to inspire colleagues and bring energy and enthusiasm to their work;
Sensitive and caring approach when faced with difficult choices;
Able to build trust, act with integrity and be relied upon;
Capable of identifying with a cooperative culture.
The candidate should be based outside the UK.
17 freelancers are bidding on average £42/hour for this job
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