Finance Manager

Recruiter
Rugby Recruitment
Location
Slough, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1166791185
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance Manager - Slough

Job Description:

Reporting into the Group Financial Controller.

No direct reports, although this role significantly influences the activities of the wider finance team.

The key internal contacts of this role are:
  • Finance Controller and Financial Accountants.
  • Operational team of Finance Business Partners.
  • Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Managers.
  • Corporate Tax Finance Manager
  • Global SOX team members in USA and Poland.
  • Group Finance contacts in UK, USA and Poland.

The key external contacts of this role are:

PwC - external statutory and SOX auditors.

Core Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Management of year end US GAAP reporting, local UK statutory reporting and associated external group audit processes.
  • Management of internal SOX programs within finance including advising control owners, testing of controls, monitoring compliance and updating controls where necessary.
  • Liaison with SOX contacts within IT, Global SOX team members in USA and Poland and ensuring compliance with Global SOX program.
  • Month end accounting and close activities including journal posting, results analytical review, balance sheet reconciliation, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Participate in quarterly balance sheet review process to identify areas of risk and opportunity.
  • Liaison with Corporation Tax Manager to ensure correct tax accounting.
  • Manage compliance with internal process management system including collection of monthly KPI data and documentation of work instructions.
  • Participation in ad hoc projects such as revenue recognition reviews, systems implementations and changes in financial processes.

Experience Required
  • You will be an experienced part-qualified, newly qualified or QBE accountant.
  • You will have experience of month end and year end close processes, group reporting and UK statutory accounting.
  • You will have experience of SOX environments and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of controls and processes and testing thereof.
  • You will have the ability to work independently and be able to influence your colleagues whilst creating mutually supportive working relationships.
  • You will be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, internally and externally.
  • You will have the ability to organise and prioritise your workload.
  • You will have the ambition to learn and develop in a supportive yet challenging environment.
  • You will be thorough with attention to detail and perseverance.
  • You will have an awareness of the commercial implications of accounting decisions.

Salary £60,000 + 8% Bonus

Excellent Company Benefits - 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays

Location - Slough

Travel - 10%

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