Finance Manager

Recruiter
Cedar Recruitment
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Aug 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1247828703
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Finance Manager is sought by one of Europe's leading distribution companies; they have a European footprint and boast a turnover in excess of £1bn. They were formed relatively recently by a series of mergers and could be considered a start-up. They are growing quickly, both organically and by acquisition, and this is an excellent opportunity to join their UK head office and play a key part in the early stages of their journey.

The Finance Manager will report into the Head of Accounting & Reporting and will oversee the accounting of the UK business as well as assist in the overall group reporting. You'll be a key part of a small head office team and duties will include:
·Prepare and coordinate all day to day accounting activities of the UK head office entities with weekly, monthly and annual statutory reporting; work with auditors where required.
·Assure financial integrity and transparency of accounting and financial reporting in accordance with accounting standards and group policies for UK head office entities (IFRS and UK GAAP).
·Ensure timely and accurate VAT, payroll and tax compliance for UK head office entities.
·Support group finance & operational teams with ad hoc and regular activities including consolidated financial reporting, forecasting and budgeting.
·Participate in finance committees to assist with group finance projects and company strategy
·Assist with special projects which may include reporting process improvement, implementation of policies and procedures, FP&A, treasury support and integration of new businesses.

The ideal candidate for the post of Finance Manager will be an ACA (possibly ACCA) who qualified within a reputable practice and who has already gained some exposure to working in industry. Applicants will be technically sound and will be looking to develop their finance skills in a role that combines aspects of both OpCo and group accounting. With a strong appreciation of processes & controls, you will also have a commercial outlook and know how to deliver the right solutions to support a growing business. You will also be a tenacious self-starter who enjoys being challenged by a a broad range of finance issues and your ability to succeed here will see you progress quickly.

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