Finance Manager - Accounting

Street, UK
28 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Up to £55,100 plus benefits


A new opportunity has arisen for a Finance Manager - Accounting to join our Finance Team in Street, Somerset. This is a newly created role, therefore giving you scope to help shape the way the function operates moving forward.

The Role

You will responsible for managing the delivery of overhead expenses and fixed asset accounting processes in the Shared Service Centre for our Global business in line with current service level agreements. You will be utilising a high level of technical accounting knowledge and supporting the external audit process. You will have outstanding leadership skills as you will be setting the scene and maintaining high standards for your business area.

About you

You will be a professionally qualified Accountant either ACA (Chartered), ACA (certified) or ACMA (Management) with strong experience within a senior accounting role. Previous experience of working within a commercial organisation is paramount with your focus being on accurate accounting and maintaining high level of financial controls. You will have experience of working with external auditors and ability to apply technical knowledge to "every-day" issues.

This is an opportunity for you to have significant input into statutory processes, controls environment and continuous improvement as we will be asking you to challenge current processes and ways of working and making recommendations for change and driving efficiencies. You will be managing a team of 10 so a proven track record in man management and team leadership is essential and we want you to thrive on driving individual and team performance.

Life with us

Every 60 seconds, 105 pairs of Clarks shoes are sold globally. That makes us a £1.6 billion business and a truly worldwide brand. We now have some 15,000 employees across 75 different countries - everywhere from Europe to the Americas. Despite being the world's biggest everyday footwear brand (by sale volume), we're still owned by the Clarks family and based in Street, Somerset - where the Clarks business began. Street is the nerve centre of our business, driving growth and the whole Clarks success story.

The benefits

As well as development opportunities, pension and a competitive salary, you'll also enjoy a variety of benefits. These range from 25 days' holiday (plus bank holidays) to discounted healthcare. And, as everyone loves new shoes, you'll also get a very healthy discount on our products.

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Clarks International believes that the principle of equality of opportunity is fundamental to the company's operations. Our long-held aim is to provide just and fair treatment for all employees. We will not discriminate on the grounds of sex, age, disability, marital status, colour, race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation or gender reassignment.

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