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Head of Financial Accounting

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Qualified/Senior Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102021-75078_1635517098

  • Published:

    29 October 2021

  • Duration:

    18 Months

  • Expiry date:

    28 December 2021

  • Start date:


Head of Financial Accounting

18 month FTC

Cobalt is currently supporting a leader in the European Real Estate market who are recruiting for an Interim Head of Financial Accounting. This global company is a leader in its field.

The Head of Financial Accounting is needed to lead a team over the next 18 months on the financial reporting, external reporting, and statutory accounts. A great role where you can add immediate value.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and support 4 accountants

  • Take ownership of the financial statements

  • Responsible for the quarterly management reporting

  • Key point of contact for audit management team

  • Presentation of technical accounting papers where required

  • Assist in the end-to-end production of the Group's statutory accounts

  • Ad hoc analyses and one-off projects to assist management in understanding the decision-making


  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified

  • Real Estate exposure desirable

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

  • Comfortable working on the "big picture"

  • Management experience

Please get in touch ASAP if you want your CV to be sent to this role!