Company: Yodel
Location: Liverpool L3

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Benefits
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  • Private Medical Insurance for self and partner
  • Business casual dress code
  • Generous pension scheme – minimum 8% contributed
  • 3x Life Assurance with pension
  • Up to 25% discount on Very.co.uk
  • Discounted hotel stays, gym memberships and Virgin Media discounts
Full Job Description

Role Overview

Head of Finance (Accounting & Reporting)

Permanent

Albert Dock, Liverpool
Excellent Salary + Benefits

Here at Yodel we deliver more than just parcels we deliver a great experience when it comes to your career too. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Finance to work within Yodel’s fast-paced Finance team based in the Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool. This role will be reporting into the Director of Finance and will have line management responsibilities of 11 direct reports. This will be the perfect opportunity for a first-time mover wanting to transition from practice into industry.


What you’ll be doing

You will be the key support for the CFO and Director of Finance in providing a high-quality financial accounting and reporting service and increasing financial and cash awareness throughout the business. You will lead the set-piece statutory accounting processes (year-end and half-year, as appropriate), engaging with internal and external stakeholders Yodel, Group and Auditors at an early stage. This will include the Statutory Accounts preparation and the transactional implementation of the requirements of Lease accounting in line with IFRS 16. As well as the technical accounting, you will be responsible for leading a team of Finance Business Partners and Management Accountants.

You will also have the day/day responsibilities including:

  • Forecasting and budgeting of overheads, ensuring costs are optimised in accordance with strategic objectives.
  • Drive overhead performance in accordance with strategic objectives, using initiative and adopting an innovative approach to cost reduction where appropriate.
  • Work closely with the Head of Finance (Planning & Analysis) to ensure joined up reporting, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Build, lead and motivate a high performing team supporting all areas responsible for financial accounting and overheads.

What you need to show us

The successful candidate will need to be a qualified accountant with a professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA etc). You will have strong leadership skills with emphasis on achieving results and successful outcomes. You will also need to possess the following skills and experience for this role:

  • Demonstrable compliance with CPD requirements of relevant accounting body.
  • Preparation of Statutory Accounts Group and Company.
  • Exposure to the practical application of IRFS 16 Lease Accounting.
  • Understanding of a complex financial control and transaction services environment.
  • Good overall working knowledge in industry of statutory accounting and the application impacts of IFRS 16.
  • Able to build solid professional relationships with the ability to support and challenge colleagues when necessary.

Why work with us

This is a brilliant opportunity for a passionate Head of Finance that is looking for an opportunity where they can make a real impact and have genuine career progression in Yodel’s stunning offices based in Liverpool city centre. The successful candidate will receive the following great benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Private Medical Insurance for self and partner
  • Business casual dress code
  • Free personal & professional development courses
  • Generous pension scheme – minimum 8% contributed
  • 3x Life Assurance with pension
  • Discounted city centre parking
  • Up to 25% discount on Very.co.uk
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Discounted hotel stays, gym memberships and Virgin Media discounts
  • Up to 25% off the various food & drink outlets in the Albert Dock.