Finance Manager EMEA

Clark Recruitment Consultants
Basingstoke, UK
22 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My Client, a fast paced, industry leading US technology company is looking for a Finance Manager to join their expanding team.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious qualified accountant to join a dynamic organisation at a crucial stage in their growth.

What will Your Role Be?
  • Principle contact for all GL transactions & reconciliations for UK & South (5 Legal Entities)
  • Lead stakeholder working daily with US and global teams to manage all accounting entries (accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, bad debt, lease & revenue accounting etc)
  • Produce robust month end close reconciliations - best in class delivery (SOX standard)
  • Key partner to the business on building relationships with internal budge holders to book actuals and help explain fluctuations to budget/plan
  • Owner of all balance sheet reconciliations, including partnering with treasury on cash

Your Challenges Ahead
  • Delivering MEC for UK & S region inside 7 business days, striving to reduce to 5 days
  • Help develop and build new controls to manage all month end close activities for all legal entities in UK & S region, including all balance sheet reconciliations
  • Produce all journals for month end close, for review by GL Team Leader
  • Review all payroll & T&E entries and challenge, scrutinize all cost code queries working with HR or Corporate teams to resolve
  • Supporting Treasury & Accounts Payable teams to produce and sign off weekly payment runs for all due/overdue vendor invoices
  • Principle contact in EMEA for all statutory filings for UK & S region, working with EMEA Statutory Accountant on building and signing off audit papers
  • Close working relationship and open line of communication with EMEA and other International subsidiaries across the globe to ensure clear and clean monthly intercompany reconciliations for UK & S region
  • Working cross functionally with other accounting and business colleagues on matters including stock, bad debt, cash collections
  • Supporting Month End & Quarter End Flux; Delivering clean and clear P&L & BS with insight to FP&A
    • Own MoM & QoQ variances, and deliver to FP&A/business key insight
  • Other activities
    • Support EMEA Tax Accountant on all tax (indirect & direct) concerning UK & S region
    • Support other GL colleagues to cover for holiday & absence
    • Continually review and monitor processes for efficiency
    • Partner with US Headquarter team on all GL matters for UK & S region

Key skills required:
  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/ACMA
  • 3 years PQE experience gained in a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious personality, keen to learn and develop further.
  • SAP knowledge

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