Finance Assurance Manager

Howett Thorpe
11 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Howett Thorpe is delighted to be working with a world-wide organisation and a highly recognisable name within the UK.

Reference: HT12500

Finance Assurance Manager - About the role

The Finance Assurance Manager is responsible for providing assurance over the adequacy and effectiveness of financial processes and controls across the Group. There will be particular emphasis on supporting the divisional teams operating within the UK and European regions.

As the Finance Assurance Manager you will:

  • Have responsibility to ensure that all financial risks are appropriately mitigated
  • Support in delivering comprehensive risk based assurance programme for the evaluation of financial processes and controls
  • Ensure appropriate tracking, reporting and timely implementation of actions and solutions on financial control failures
  • Establish root cause for weaknesses and develop recommendations for improvements
  • Maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders within divisions and Group
  • Ensure that the monthly reporting is provided to a high accurate standard and in a timely manner

The successful Finance Assurance Manager will be:

  • A qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA) with a background from the big 4
  • Has at least 3 years’ experience in an auditing or financial controls environment
  • Strong understanding of finance process, risks and controls
  • Up to-date knowledge of IFRS accounting standards
  • A technically strong financial accountant
  • Is experienced in identifying key finance risks and designing appropriate work programmes to address the risks
  • The ability to ensure that the correct IFRS accounting treatment is applied
  • Has the ability to undertake ad-hoc financial investigations, including fraud reviews as and when required
  • Be flexible to travel across the UK (occasional) with the potential to travel to Europe and maybe further
  • You will need to be a confident and strong communicator
  • You will be a keen, enthusiastic and driven individual with a clear career path already set out
  • Knowledge of SAP ECC6 would be a distinct advantage

Finance Assurance Manager - Benefits

  • Salary of between £55,000 - £60,000
  • A company car
  • Company bonus paid out at between 5-10%
  • Private Health care
  • Free on-site parking

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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