Director of Accounting

Hays A&F
England, London
£100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Apr 29, 2021
May 27, 2021
Corinne Hull
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

£100,000 - £120,000 - Director of Accounting - eCommerce business

Your new company
A leading globally recognised multi-channel retailer is looking for a new Director of Accounting to lead a team of 20 strong. As the largest company of its kind in the world, its global footprint is an impressive and much-loved brand. Fast-paced, large-scale and impressive, they are a company going through a period of growth and massive change. Their big vision for impact and collaboration and partnership with smaller businesses is able and ready to be part of rejuvenating the national retail dynamic. This company values affordability, accessibility, creativity and diversity. They work hard to maintain their success, profit and forward-thinking strategy.

Your new role
They are looking for a Director of Accounting to lead and bolster the financial engine comprised of a large and experienced team of finance professionals. With direct reports, and oversight of the European shared service centre this role essentially takes the lead on all statutory accounts and delivery of figures, with a key responsibility being the navigation through this period of large-scale process change and implementation of strategy. You will also provide technical accounting support and oversight for implementation of new accounting standards related to US GAAP, IFRS and Local GAAP.

What you'll need to succeed
This role requires gravitas and technical prowess. Proven leadership capabilities are essential, whilst a strong analytical skill set will be exercised as part of a diverse accountancy colour pallet. You will enjoy aspiring to new targets and the journey of daily ambition and drive. A fully qualified ACA, CPA or ACCA accountancy qualification with a portfolio of experience and credibility will be imperative. A deep and broad understanding of financial standards will provide a well-rounded core strength to enable versatility and adaptability as you lead. Financial reporting experience in a global US publicly listed Company would also be a huge asset.

What you'll get in return
Working for this prestigious and globally acclaimed name, you will receive a competitive base salary alongside a bonus and benefits package. You will report to an impressive CEO and be placed at the heart of this entrepreneurial and collaborative environment.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

Apply for Director of Accounting

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Supporting document must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

4000 characters left

All questions are required

Are you eligible to work in the country for which you are applying?

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants Global Career Hub by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants Global Career Hub you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs