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    Job Title: USGAAP -Regional Finance Director
    Location: Birmingham
    Package: £100,000- £130,000 + Benefits

    Type: Permanent


    Please Note Before Applying – This is office based 4-5 days per week 


    Job Summary


    Control of the financial environment for the UK Group accounting function

    Reporting to the International Controller and aligned to the UK ELT

    This role will manage a finance team of circa 10 staff and will reporting for 4 trading entities.


    Functional Knowledge

    • Recognised accounting qualification
    • Relevant industry experience preferred
    • Detailed knowledge of accounting for statutory accounts within the UK
    • Practical experience of direct and indirect tax
    • Working knowledge of US GAAP
    • Significant experience of accounting at a management level
    • Well developed IT system skills
    • Exposure to Sarbanes Oxley control environment
    • In depth knowledge of accounting process management
    • Sound knowledge of project management and execution of multiple projects
    • In depth knowledge and understanding of interpreting management information reports

    Key responsibilities

    • Ensuring that the Company’s international accounting policies and procedures are being complied with within the UK.
    • Ensuring all balance sheet accounts are reconciled to the supporting detail on a monthly basis.
    • Reviewing the internal controls present and instituting effective controls to safeguard the assets of the Company or enhancing those controls where required.
    • Providing financial support to the UK Management team and Corporate Controller.
    • Liaising with Ernst & Young, the Company’s external auditors, in the preparation and filing of the tax returns and completion of the year end financial audits.
    • Ensuring that all required statutory and tax filings are made in a timely manner.
    • Coordinating the completion of the annual budget.
    • Coordinating the Company’s internal control documentation as it relates to requirements under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
    • Resolving all intercompany disputes and outstanding balances by working with the other Regional Financial Controllers and Managing Directors. Also ensuring that quarterly intercompany conformations are performed on a timely basis.
    • Supervision of the UK Finance team, including undertaking annual performance reviews.
    • Working with management to reduce investments in A/R and Work-In-Progress, and generate cash dividends to the parent company.


    • Must be a Fully Qualified Accountant
    • Intimate understanding of all aspects of financial management
    • Sound relationship management skills
    • Ability to take initiative and be self reliant
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication
    • Excellent report writing skills
    • Sound Treasury management skills


    For a full brief please contact one of our specialist consultants:-

    Tel: 07535 748 255

    Email: glen.parker@lawesgroup.co.uk


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