Finance Manager

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
London, UK
24 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
**German speaking Finance Manager - 3 to 6 months contract - £400 to £450 per day**

Your new company
A leading global asset management firm with more than $900B* in assets under management.

Your new role
  • Responsible for accurate and timely closing of the books for allocated entities each month by monitoring inputs from Global Business Services (GBS) and overseeing the preparation of US GAAP and local GAAP financial statements
  • Perform oversight of data preparation, analyses, and other general accounting activities provided by GBS as inputs to the reporting processes for allocated entities
  • Analyze and apply the correct accounting treatment to transactions in US GAAP and local GAAP, including identifying requirements of new accounting standards, supporting assessments of impact and work to implement
  • Assist EMEA Regulatory Reporting in assessing future regulatory developments in local jurisdictions
  • Being the face of Finance for the local senior leadership team, coordinating interaction with all finance teams, including GBS, FP&A, Tax, Treasury EMEA Regulatory Reporting Team and Payroll as well as others such as Corporate Services and Travel & Events Team
  • Responsible for local statutory audit completion

What you'll need to succeed
  • Excellent command of the English language plus German/French as appropriate
  • At least 5 years of accounting and financial reporting experience, ideally within the Asset Management industry
  • Extensive experience in period-end closing of books
  • "Big 4" experience preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting standards (US GAAP / IFRS), and sound knowledge of local GAAP as well as regulatory and tax background
  • Knowledge of ERP systems e.g. (Oracle, SAP)

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