Senior Finance Manager

Recruiter
Global Accounting Network
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1152909497
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are recruiting for an expansive online retail business based near Reading that is looking for a Senior Finance Manager. Interviews will happen this week. The role here will pay £55,000 and report directly into the CFO. Parking is provided. The role requires an ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified accountant who either is coming straight from practice or indeed they have industry experience in Financial and Management accounting and now want to add a lot of Commercial Business Partnerning to their CV. This role will have a nice split 50/50 of running the finance team and ensure the monthly timetable is adhered to and updated, whilst really using data to drive insight and analysis. Full Responsibilities are as follows:

Commercial
  • Facilitate data-driven decision making by ensuring key decision makers in the business have appropriate financial analysis to identify opportunities and measure performance
  • Assist the Financial Director in presenting reports to the senior leadership team, board members and other stakeholders as necessary.
  • Identify and manage the appropriate commercial risk for new ventures or products
  • Review and expand financial modelling to ensure that changing business demands are planned, understood and supported
  • Oversee annual budgets and reforecasts across the business including leading the roll out of regular reforecasting cycles and processes
  • Establish and run efficiency modelling and analysis of marketing spend
  • Work with the marketing teams to better understand opportunities and risk
  • Propose ways to test areas of marginal ROIs and optimise future levels of investment

Financial Control
  • Oversee the accounting and financial control environment
  • Preparation, review and distribution of monthly management accounts, including key monthly cash and sales postings
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems. Work cross-functionally to ensure improvements are implemented.
  • Work with auditors to ensure prompt filing of statutory accounts and tax computations as well as compliance with all other regulations
  • Preparation and maintenance of the annual budget and rolling re-forecasts, including managing the annual Budgeting process
  • Preparation of VAT returns across 8 countries
  • Supervise and manage finance team of two
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles, providing helpful feedback, identifying training needs, additional resource requirements and improving current procedures where necessary.

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