Finance Manager

Euro Garages
Blackburn, UK
12 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Who are Euro Garages?

If you haven't already heard of us or visited one of our amazing stores, then here's what you need to know about us... We are one of the UK's fastest growing and most recognised forecourt operators and we are partnered with all of your well known favourite brands including Starbucks, KFC, Greggs, Subway and Burger King!

Our employees are at the heart of what we do and we owe our success to our fantastic teams, that's why we need passionate, motivated and customer focused people like you to join our EG family! Put it this way, we started out with one petrol station in 2001 and have since acquired over 360 UK sites and now have a huge presence across Europe, US, Italy and Germany... so the progression opportunities are endless!

Role Overview:

Due to the growth of EG Group our Finance team is expanding! We are now looking to recruit a Finance Manager in to our finance division, in this role you will be required to provide accounting support within the Finance team. The role will also act as a Finance point of contact for Operations teams, Senior Management Teams. The Individual will be expected to support all aspects of the Management accounts and financial reporting process

Your Responsibilities

·Preparation and review of monthly management accounts from trial balance to financial statements

·Management and development of a team of part qualified and qualified accountants

·Lead the Balance Sheet reconciliation process with the support of the team

·Management of all aspects of the Balance Sheet

·Review of Lead Schedules and ensure these are prepared and reviewed on a timely basis

·Understanding actual performance to budget and prior year and articulate understanding of underlying business performance to the financial controller and other stakeholders

·Lead management accountants to drive the month end process and ensure strict deadlines are achieved to support group reporting requirements

·Develop and ensure team focus of ensuring accuracy of site by site p&ls

·Support the commercial finance team with information and performance analysis to drive decision making for local teams

·Support year end statutory audit process, liaising with external auditors and providing all necessary documentation and evidence.

·Preparation of statutory accounts and monthly group pack submissions

·Lead on ongoing development of finance systems and processes

·Work closely with and develop a strong relationship with the Transactional manager to ensure a strong link between the accounts and transactional team

·Other adhoc projects

Candidate Requirements:

·Qualified Accountant

·Degree, Minimum 2:1

·Possess an extremely strong work ethic

·Strong Technical Accounting Skills with good working knowledge of IFRS and FRS101

·Strong Excel Skills

·Experience of managing similar sized teams or equivalent

·Experience of finance systems preferable SAP

·Experience in previous finance manager role

Role: Finance Manager

Location: Blackburn, BB1 2EE

Hours: Full-Time / Permanent

Salary: Competitive (Dependent on experience)

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