Divisional Finance Manager

Recruiter
Acorn Recruitment
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Acorn Executive Search has been retained by our prestigious client to identify a suitable individual for a key role offering significant prospects for career progression. The Role: The initial primary objective is the timely preparation, reporting and management of financial information / results across a number of business units. Responsibilities include: * Month end closing within the strict time schedule * Monthly P&L Forecasts to tight deadlines * Reviewing results and forecasts to ensure accuracy * Monthly Finance meetings with Senior Management Team * Foreign Exchange booking and management * Cash Flow Forecasting * Budget preparation and management. * Liaising with the shared service accounts team for AR and AP. * Approving all Expenses, Requisitions, Assets, Disposals (scrap/stock error), New Supplier set up forms, New Customer set up forms * Mid Term and Business Plan preparation (PL, BS, Expenses, Fixed Assets, Cash Flow), creation and analysis. This includes liaising with all departments in the business to obtain sales, headcount & budgets * Training team members as required to enable them to carry out their role effectively and develop succession. * Partnering with other Managers to help them achieve budgets and forecasts * Approve Sales Price List * Approval of new product pricing, warranty pricing and any other ad hoc requests * Manage Warranty Reserve (includes standard warranty and accidental damage reserves) * Manage and Co-ordinate year end closing * Manage Price Support for special Projects * Management of team members including annual appraisals, holidays, development etc.; * Annual SOX reporting * Compliance at all levels. You need to be able to advise and support staff members to ensure their actions are compliant and advise the correct process where applicable The Candidate: You will therefore be a suitably qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA - 'qualified by experience' candidates may also be considered). What is essential is that you have a commercial outlook and a hunger to get involved within the Senior Management team, thinking pro-actively and 'adding value'. You will also possess demonstrable leadership skills and the ability to influence. You will have at least 3 years' experience operating at a similar level, ideally in a manufacturing or fast paced, process driven business. Our client has a global presence, so you will also have the ability to travel globally at short notice as required. Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment