Assistant Finance Manager

RD Financial Recruitment Ltd
From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Exceptional opportunity to join a global brand based in Slough for an Assistant Finance Manager. The role will be responsible for local, Group and statutory reporting. Responsibilities include: balance sheet management, management of data from multiple core applications, inter-company reporting, line management. The position requires extensive liaison with Group Finance, local taxation service providers, Compliance, Internal Audit and the external audit team.

Key responsibilities:

-Timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting of results to Group, local management, Companies House and legislative bodies.

-Balance sheet management: responsible for the monthly balance sheet reconciliation process. Quarterly reporting and monitoring of balance sheet status to the local Compliance and Risk and Control teams and Group.

-Responsible for the management, motivation and on-going development of one team member.

-Extensive intercompany and related party reporting: ensure full monthly reconciliation and confirmation of all intercompany and related party balances.

-Preparation of ad-hoc financial reporting and MI.

-Systems management and development: ability to trouble shoot/remediate and identify opportunities for systems enhancement

-Management and co-ordination of corporation tax and VAT reporting via Group Services providers; provision of all requested information to facilitate timely and accurate reporting, respond to HMRC queries as required.

-Treasury: liaise with the Treasury Manager and loan providers to ensure adequate levels of loan finance on a monthly basis.

-Internal control and 1st level controls (self-audit) reporting: ensures compliance with internal reporting requirements.

-Process improvement: drives process improvement within the Finance team and broader FCA business where appropriate. Continually identifies opportunities for improvement: manages relevant initiatives, monitors and works collaboratively.

Experience required:

-Graduate and finalist/qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA

-At least 3 years’ experience in a relevant Finance/Accountancy role

-Essential: advanced Microsoft Excel and the ability to manage significant volumes of data; Business Objects experience is desirable

-Strong communication/presentation skills. Able to adapt and adjust to different audiences as required.

-Inquisitive mind to stimulate the natural disposition for quantitative analysis, is self-motivated, pro-active and demonstrates initiative

-Strong logic and determination support the practical approach to multidimensional problem solving

-Shares openly ideas and opinions and is not afraid to lead change in the environment as well as adjusting to it

-Good team player

-Resilient and able to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

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