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Head of Management Accounts

Do you want to be part of a global company with an ambitious growth strategy and great career opportunities? Our Head of Management Accounts is moving to new opportunities within the Wrist Group and we are therefore ready to welcome a new member to the team – could it be you?


As a key member of the Finance team, the Head of Management Accounts will report to the Finance Director and additionally work closely with Finance Managers and teams across Garrets and the Wrist Group Finance.

Garrets International operates as a division of the wider Wrist Ship Supply Group and represents one of the marine industry’s largest and most accomplished food provision and stores management companies. Garrets has operations in Denmark, United Kingdom, Singapore and Manila, the Philippines. This position is located at the headquarter in Nørresundby, Denmark.

Key responsibilities:

Through great leadership, you will ensure that your team is motivated, focus on quality and takes pride in meeting the deadlines required to support the business - and on the same time ensure that all accounting policies and processes are complied.

Your area of responsibility will cover the following:

  • Prepare and ensure monthly closings and coordinate with the team
  • Cooperation with external auditor
  • Prepare annual audits and financial statements for the UK entity in accordance with UK GAAP
  • Budget process, alignment with all departments for input and coordination of the full budget process
  • Build and prepare forecasting process
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Ensure compliance of processes and segregation of duties
  • Support the business with ad hoc analysis
  • Leadership and development of the Management Account team - 3 direct reports
  • Act as sparring partner across departments and for Finance Manager in the division

The role will require approximately 10-25 travel days annually.

What you bring to Garrets:

  • Experience from a similar position, where monthly closings, business controlling and reporting were a part of your daily contribution to the business
  • As a person you work proactively, structured and takes pride in meeting the deadlines required
  • It comes natural to you to establish good relations and cooperation across business areas, functions and cultures
  • Accounting wise you are very strong and can independently deliver in high quality on time
  • Theoretical you have a relevant higher education within accounting and finance like Cand.Merc.Aud, HA or HD (R)
  • You think as a team player, have a professional approach but also appreciate the social part of the cooperation and bringing in humor, in a sometimes hectic day

Furthermore you are fluent in English both written and spoken and have a solid experience in the use of ERP systems and MS Office.

We offer:

You can look forward to a professional and challenging job in a global company with an ambitious growth strategy. We offer a positive and international working environment where you will be surrounded by skilled colleagues. We wish to be the best at what we do, and everything we do, is based on our values of “Hard Working, Winning Attitude, and Customer Orientation”. Our compensation and benefits package is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Apply for the job:

If you are interested, please send your application and CV marked ‘Head of Management Accounts’ to job@garrets.com as soon as possible. We do not have an application deadline for this position, but regularly take candidates into the recruitment process and close the position, when we have found our new colleague.

Feel free to contact Lisbeth Bach Ruager on tel.: + 45 24842240 or liba@garrets.com for more details. Starting day is as soon as possible

Visit garrets.com or our LinkedIn profile for further information.

Garrets International is part of Wrist Group, a world leader in the field of procuring and delivering supply to the maritime industry and a key player within this field.