Finance Manager

Michael Page Finance
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This role will be responsible for leading the Accounting Team in providing high quality financial service to a group of company codes, through accurate and timely financial statements, analysis capability, solid financial controls and successful year end audit as well as identifying and developing a talented and empowered accounting team of analysts.

Client Details

A global and well known FMCG company in the heart of Surrey


  • Ensure accurate and timely month end and year-end financial reporting
  • Provide explanation of finance accounts, as required by the local or regional Finance members
  • Responsible for the application of policies and internal controls
  • Responsible for Sarbanes Oxley compliance for the SSC processes
  • Responsible for the annual external audit and any internal audit
  • Lead and develop the Accounting team
  • Provide clear direction and empowerment to the team, so they can perform at the expected standards
  • Recruit, train and develop the team members
  • Help to build an environment to stimulate creative thinking and innovation towards continuous improvement
  • Foster a 'great place to work' environment
  • Review monthly balance sheet reconciliations and journals for completeness and accuracy
  • Support the management team in implementing the SSC Strategic Vision
  • Lead the weekly Team Huddles
  • Ad-hoc projects as required


  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities and operate efficiently under continuous change
  • Strong Business and accountancy understanding and experience
  • Experience supporting senior management
  • Ability to work across Countries/Regions and confidently work with Senior Stakeholders
  • Strong knowledge Excel & PowerPoint
  • Strong drive for results, accuracy and control compliance
  • Good communications skills, value added mentality, flexibility and adaptability
  • The ability to use initiative and be proactive in anticipating problems which may occur

Job Offer

£45,000 - £54,000 + Bonus