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Interim Head of Accounting

For a scale-up company within high technology transports we are looking for an experienced Head of Accounting for a 6+ month interim position starting as son as possible.

As Head of Accounting you will have full responsibilty for leading the accounting function. As part of the central finance team, you’ll play a key role in enabling growth and expansion.

Job description:

  • Leading the global Accounting team with full management responsibilities – coaching, development, recruitment, resource planning, goal setting and follow-up
  • Make sure weekly, monthly and yearly reports and analyses are prepared
  • Developing Finance/Accounting processes, reporting standards and policies, and ensuring compliance as well as proper documentation
  • Ensuring that setup of new entities globally is handled correctly
  • Coordinating Group audit processes and provide audit support
  • Manage bank contacts and issue-resolution
  • Drive best practices within the finance function in regards to financial control, compliance, and up-to-date accounting standards

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Experience from working in a multinational environment and or scale-up
  • +10 years of total work experience, a number of those years within audit
  • Strong leadership qualities and experience from team leadership, preferably on a global level
  • Experience and interest in consolidation and accounting principles
  • Strong knowledge of financial systems, a global ERP solution and consolidation tool is being implemented
  • Proven track record of building lasting relationships and delivering on objectives
  • Ability to work under pressure, plan personal workload optimally and delegate when necessary