Senior Finance Manager

Recruiter
Handle Recruitment
Location
London, South East England
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the accounting team (team of 4-6)
  • Heads up all management accounting, as well as other account responsibilities (P&L and BS down to Gross Profit)
  • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing/credit note issuance, general ledger journal postings, revenue recognition, analysis and reconciliation of relevant clients/projects - requires data input into accounting system especially during month end and year end reporting
  • Provide financial support to relevant client services teams
  • Liaise with Project Management teams, Financial Accounts, Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payable to ensure accuracy of above and minimize aged debt
  • Ensure data integrity within accounting system and correct set up of new programmes
  • To assist in reconciliation of Work in Progress, Job Accrual, Pre-billed Fees and other balance sheet accounts
  • Assist with forecasting and budgeting
  • Work with FD and other teams to ensure SOX compliance and all BS recs are prepared on timely basis with full understanding of risks/opportunities

Expected challenges:

  • Accounting solution (Maconomy upgrade)
  • Month end and reporting improvements - re-engineering the month end close
  • SOX compliance
  • Coaching and developing new team into genuine business partners and ensure success planning
  • Revenue recognition - SOS 6 - review of contracts and revenue to ensure compliance with revenue recognition

Experience

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification over seas equivalent
  • Ideally 5 years PQE
  • Change management experience - unafraid to challenge the status quo
  • Strong Office management skills
  • IT literate including the ability to use and understand Finance systems and complex spreadsheets
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Highly organised with ability to plan, monitor and deliver work to deadlines
  • Strong technical accounting of US GAAP

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.