Finance Manager

Recruiter
IDEX Consulting Ltd
Location
Leicester
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client, one of the UK's leading and most successful providers of wealth management and employee benefits services, is current looking for a Finance Manager to join their Leicester office. They are rapidly growing both organically and through acquisition and have a forward-thinking team of people who you could be part of!

The Role


Reporting to the Finance Director you will be responsible for managing the finance operations specifically focused on providing strong leadership and management to ensure successful delivery of the financial elements of our business strategy. You will oversee the daily transactional processing teams and ensure timely delivery of the monthly management accounts, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a robust and comprehensive set of management controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with IFRS.


Responsibilities

  • Build quality into every step of the finance processes to ensure accuracy and delivery are at the focus of all finance business processes
  • Actively participate and review my client's processes to specific regulatory requirements, in conjunction with our business support and compliance functions (e.g. GDPR, MiFID2, T&C regime. Treating customers fairly, SMCR), to areas for continuous improvement to be implemented
  • Collaboratively work with internal and external stakeholders
  • Management of accounting policies, procedures and controls including implementation thereof
  • Support the management accounts team in the delivery of timely and accurate consolidated monthly management accounts and variance analysis
  • Assist and support the management accounts team in the interim and annual audit process
  • Support the Finance Director with the annual budgeting and monthly reforecast process
  • Management responsibilities include (but are not limited to); employee engagement, training and competence, performance reviews, coaching and mentoring, management reporting, recruitments and project management


To be successful you will need

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA, 5+ years' PQE)
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • People management experience
  • Ability to work to a high standard under pressure and adhere to strict reporting deadlines
  • Experience of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Practical knowledge of good corporate governance (i.e. company secretarial and UK corporate governance code)
  • Experience in discharging the regulatory requirements of a listed company (AIM rules, listing rules, city code)


If successful, you will benefit from

  • Basic salary of up to £50,000
  • A tailored flexible benefits package to suit you, covering health, finance and lifestyle
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Supportive, honest office culture
  • Company socials and charity events


If you are looking for a diverse, open and vibrant working environment, with a firm who will develop your skills and provide a high level of employee wellbeing, then send across your CV and we will be in touch! Full job specification available

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