Finance Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1151958915
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working as a Finance Manager, reporting into the Financial Controller, working closely to the Finance Director in a listed technology company, clear mapped progression.

Client Details

Our client, a large technology organisation based in London, will provide great long-term progression opportunities for the successful Finance Manager position. This role will provide excellent exposure across the business, allowing you to interact with a range of stakeholders. This business is one of the best-known brands in the UK and would certainly add to your long term career opportunities, as well as provide you with the induction and training opportunities to allow you to develop.

Description

The Finance Manager is a newly created position within the Finance function, responsible for Group European reporting within Group and compliance with UK, France, German and Spain.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for reviewing and interpreting financial reporting requirements, rules and regulations in order to present accurate and on-time monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.

You will be responsible for liaising with key stakeholders, presenting to the board across the US and Europe including the US teams, in relation to accounting and tax filings for all European entities.

The business is a dynamic and innovative business, always looking to improve efficiencies and improve. As such, you will be expected to play an energetic and proactive leadership role reviewing, analysing and overseeing certain key projects to further align global systems and processes.

Further to this:
  • Ensuring all financial processes are documented, identifying and driving efficiencies in month end, process and systems.
  • Compliance with local country and group accounting, reporting under US GAAP would be beneficial
  • SOX experience beneficial
  • Preparation, reviewing month end financial schedules for US reporting
  • Stakeholder management

Profile

Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA,ACCA or equivalent)

Experience of accounting for European entities and knowledge of local reporting and tax requirements in European jurisdictions (especially Germany, Spain, France and UK)

German language skills will be an advantage

Good working knowledge of local European GAAPs and FRS 102 and/or IFRS.

Knowledge of US GAAP is advantageous, not essential

Experience implementing ERP and accounting systems is desirable

Experience using Oracle Cloud or similarly ERP is highly desirable

Highly organised and demonstrated ability to adhere to deadlines and timetables

Effective time management and prioritisation skills

Experience working on complex issues where analysis of situations and/or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variables

Job Offer

Clear mapped progression

Support, guidance and materials

Circa £60k + bonus + other perks

28 days holiday

8% matched pension

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