Financial Reporting & Compliance Manager, EMEA

Michael Page Finance
Guildford, Surrey
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Management of key controls compliance in accordance with SOX for the EMEA region. Main POC for internal and external controls audits. Key cover for regional finance managers during the close process in busy periods.

Client Details

A global technology research and advisory firm specialising in digital transformation services.


  • Management of Key Controls Compliance in accordance with SOX for EMEA region
  • Maintenance and completion of controls checklist
  • Posting of journals prepared by finance managers and validation for SOX compliance
  • Monitoring of reconciliations prepared by Finance managers for SOX compliance
  • Other reporting/analysis/approvals, supporting EMEA Controller
  • Review of high value invoices to validate correct GL coding
  • Provide guidance to the EMEA Finance team on all SOX related matters seeking clarification from internal/ external resources when required
  • Documentation of key processes within the EMEA region
  • Main point of contact for internal and external controls audits (approx. 7 audits/ year, may increase
  • Management of requests from auditors on a timely basis
  • Delegation of requests to relevant team members and co-ordination of support
  • Validation of support
  • Assistance with follow up queries from the auditors
  • Key cover for regional Finance Managers during the close process and in busy periods as required including but not restricted to:
  • Assisting with journal preparation and revenue calculation
  • Providing further analysis for unusual items and variances
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations

Other ad hoc tasks as required by the EMEA Financial Controller or EMEA Finance Director


The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Must have internal or external audit exposure
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Qualified Accountant - ACA or ACCA
  • Language skills would be beneficial especially and European languages
  • Internal controls process improvement

Job Offer

A fixed term contract for 15mths and part time to suit your commitments, ideally looking for 27 hrs per week and are flexible how you split that up. Free health insurance, free travel insurance, parking on site, option to work from home possible some days per week.