Global Director of Accounting & Reporting


Our client is a global asset-heavy company in production and leasing. The Ltd. is a part of a Holding company and the largest converter of revenues of the entire group. As such, they are able to execute a strong capital investment in order to almost double their operational assets. Simultaneously, their proceeds finance the other business units. They have offices across the globe with operations predominantly in Asia, Africa and South America. In The Hague, The Netherlands, they now have a centralized Executive Finance Centre of Excellence.

The job profile

As the Global Director of Accounting & Reporting, you are responsible for streamlining all accounting and reporting activities across the operational office around the globe. You lead the local accounting teams (total of 50 FTE) and initiate uniformity and continuous (process) improvement whilst remaining compliant with IFRS-regulations. In this newly created executive role, you are part of the Global Director Team of 4 (each of which focuses on a separate discipline, spec. Tax, FP&A and Corporate Finance) and you report directly to the CFO. 

 “In this newly created role you will lead the local accounting teams with your expertise on accounting and reporting. A great challenge for a senior finance professional who is able to take the global finance function to the next level. A great opportunity to implement your vision on the future of finance in people, processes and systems”

The ideal candidate

We are looking for an experienced Financial with decisiveness and presence. You can build strong, crosscultural relationships and can collaborate with, challenge and motivate internal and external stakeholders. 

  • Strong Finance and/or Accounting education, with a completed higher degree in Accounting & control, Business Administration or similar.  Preferably supplemented with a post graduate qualification (CA, ACCA, RA etc.).
  • Extensive experience with process improvement across financial accounting, closing procedures and reporting standards compliant with both local and global accounting regulations, spec. IFRS-16 lease accounting.
  • Proven track record of leadership capabilities, able to adjust to various layers of organizations adjust his communication style depending on his interlocutors. Experience  in a international/global organization with collaborative, crosscultural teams is a must.
  • Willing to travel abroad frequently to safeguard international collaboration and upholding standards and processes.

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Referentie: LISL06087