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Head of Financial Reporting and Accounts

  • Location

    Croydon

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accounting

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £56133 - £62855 per annum

  • Job ref:

    93283

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-06

  • Startdate:

    2020-06-16

  • Client:

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Head of Financial Reporting and Accounts

HM Land Registry (HMLR) are looking to recruit for our Head of Financial Reporting and Accounts. HMLR has set out an ambitious five-year business strategy and aims to become the world-leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data.

HM Land Registry is committed to becoming the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data, and aiming to achieve comprehensive registration by 2030. We are a government department created in 1862 to register land and property ownership in England and Wales. The Land Register contains more than 25 million titles showing evidence of ownership for more than 86% of the landmass of England and Wales and safeguards land and property ownership valued at £7 trillion, enabling over £1 trillion worth of personal and commercial lending to be secured against property across England and Wales.

Head of Financial Reporting and Accounts Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will lead the finance and accountancy services, provide accurate and timely financial information to support key business decisions, maintenance of financial control and delivery of monthly and annual accounts.

Working closely with Strategy colleagues and Finance Business Partners to ensure a single approach to standard-setting, business planning and budgets. Overseeing the preparation of monthly management accounts, leading the quarterly forecasting and production of compliant, annual financial statements and government accounts. You will be responsible for driving forward changes in response to CIPFA Financial Management review, with a strong focus on improving financial awareness and capability across the business.

You will lead and manage two functional sub-teams, ensuring effective work with both internal and external stakeholders.

Success in this role is not defined by the hours worked so we can consider a range of working hours and patterns, however, the expectation is the role will require a minimum of 30 hours a week.

Head of Financial Reporting and Accounts Requirements:

You will be fully qualified CCAB Accountant (or internationally recognised equivalent) and member of a CCAB Accountancy body.

You will have recent hands-on experience of financial accounts close-down and production and experience across a range of roles including financial accounting, financial management and reporting. You will have experience of leading and managing teams and be able to nurture and maintain excellent working relations with key internal and external stakeholders.

You will have the ability to work flexibly and manage tasks effectively according to priority, acting strategically and developing innovative and practical solutions.

About Land Registry:

It's an exciting time to join us, as HM Land Registry (HMLR) is committed to becoming the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data, and aiming to achieve comprehensive registration by 2030.

Location: Croydon, London, CR0 2AQ

Hours: Full Time, Part time and Job share, Permanent Flexible working

Salary: £56,133 to £62, 855 per annum

Benefits: Excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

Apply before 11:55 pm on Thursday 2nd July 2020

You may have experience of the following: Head of Finance, Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Financial Controller, Senior Finance Assistant, Senior Accounts Assistant, Management Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Finance Manager, CCAB, etc.

Ref: 93283