Finance Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
High Wycombe
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an exciting time to join a customer-centric and fast-paced business and would offer the successful candidate the opportunity to take ownership of all aspects of Financial Accounting within a growing and successful business.

Client Details

My client is a leading technology company with offices in High Wycombe. With a presence in over 50 countries they develop specialised technologies for businesses operating within specific market segments. This is a great business to work for who place a strong emphasis on an enjoyable and collaborative working environment.

Description

  • Ownership of the Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet
  • Ensure the smooth operation and best practice processes for centralized AP, AR, Cash and Banking

  • Ownership and first review of balance sheet account & monthly reconciliations;
  • Produce accurate financial reports to specific deadlines e.g. production of management accounting packs;
  • Report to Group via Cognos;
  • Manage input & output tax (VAT);
  • Co-ordinate, monitor and interpret detailed cash flow reports for the Europe West region, ensuring that Corporate Treasury policy is followed and future trends predicted;
  • Develop strong working relationships with stakeholders e.g. auditors, budget holders, solicitors, bankers and statutory organisations such as the Inland Revenue;
  • Preparation of annual R&D Tax Claims;
  • Ensure team compliance to all internal policies and controls;
  • Responsible for timely and accurate local audits and statutory filings;
  • Key contributor for Finance system improvements and implementations;
  • Business Planning;
  • Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation and ensure function always remains compliant;
  • Lead, encourage, train and support the Finance team in order for them to meet and exceed their objectives;
  • Manage individual and team performance to inspire trust and build engagement and productivity.
  • Key involvement in the annual budget process
  • Review and analyse the monthly result with non-finance Managers

Profile

The ideal Finance Manager:

  • Accounting qualification- ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • Practical and recent hands-on experience of all aspects of the month end accounting and planning processes
  • Improving processes and controls
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • CaseWare software skills - preferable
  • Organisational skills
  • The ability to work to deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication/ persuasion skills at different levels within a business
  • Demonstrable leadership, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Planning, organisation and project management skills
  • Proven prior managerial experience

Job Offer

£50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits including private medical (family cover) and bonus