UK Finance Manger

Emerson Electric
Stockport, UK
18 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Prime responsibility and ownership for Financial Reporting and Analysis for Emerson Automation Solutions (EAS) - Sales UK &Ireland - Final Control business. Based in the UK Stockport Office, the jobholder will undertake a key support role in working with the sales and operations teams of the Final Control Business Unit. The requirement will be to deliver timely, relevant and accurate reporting and management information to the EAS UK&I Sales and operations business management, the related Business Units and the World Area with a specific focus on the Final Control business unit. In addition, the jobholder has responsibility to ensure the control environment and integrity of the Assets and Liabilities reported under the relevant HFM components/Oracle and SAP OU's and statutory entities. The jobholder also has a responsibility to cover other (non Final Control) UK&I BU and Country reporting for UK& Ireland and potentially Other Sites within the scope of EPM Ltd/Emerson Sales UK Ltd and Emerson Automation Solutions Ireland Ltd.

For Final Control BU's
• Responsible for Month End closing to a strict 3-day timetable for Financials into HFM. Reporting scope includes P&L, Balance sheet and TWC metrics, HC and other statistical requirements. Eg KOB/PG reporting.
• Ensures the collation and preparation of the Annual Budget, Mid Year Review, Q1 Review and rolling monthly reviews (POR) for Management Review into HFM. This includes challenging the integrity of the input data with the UK&I business Sales Management and Operations personnel and producing the required presentations to meet Multi-user review formats.
• Monitoring actual performance versus budgets/forecasts and reviewing/commenting on variances. Production of comprehensive monthly reporting in a timely manner to the Business Units, WA and UK&I Sales and Operations Management.
Other BU/Country and Sites
• Support of the FPA and wider Finance team for the Other BU's/ Sites reported within the EAS UK&I legal entities.
• Continued development of information to assist the business in its decision-making processes including adaptation to the changes in management structure and responsibilities.
• Application of Emerson CP&P's to all revenue and inventory related transactions to ensure the integrity of the Balance Sheet and the allocations to BU's. Specifically ensuring that all revenue recognition and inventory control requirements are applied as specified.
• Understanding of business systems and processes sufficient to enable review and validation of the integrity and control over the transaction processing in the business. This includes maintaining the relevant sections of the ICQ and the application of the appropriate DOA for the relevant business. For the Final Control BU's, this will include both Oracle and SAP and the related reporting databases that extract required information from the source business systems.
• Timely and accurate responses to all periodic and ad hoc requests received from the WA and BU's.
• Provision of information and active engagement in the application of cost controls and initiatives to improve EPM UK&I profitability.
• Maintaining close working relationships with all Sales and Operations personnel and WA/BU contacts including developing and retaining a comprehensive knowledge of the business, its operations and activities.
• Maintenance of variable accruals and prepayments for items such as bonuses, holiday pay, and commission payments. Work closely with SSC to ensure that all transactions relevant to the UK & Ireland business are appropriately accounted for.
• Undertake adhoc tasks as specified in relation to acquisitions, integrations and other strategic initiatives.
• Occasional weekend/public holiday working is a requirement of the role
• Willingness to travel (up to 20% of role, mainly UK locations).REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Qualified ACMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent with at least 3 years PQE
• Proven relevant experience, preferably in US multi national
• Excellent communication skills (telephone, face to face and written)
• Good presentation skills
• Ability to manage time and work to tight deadlines
• Business systems used include Oracle, SAP, Databases,Hyperion HFM, Microsoft Office (Excel/Access/Word/Powerpoint)

CORE COMPETENCIES (Korn Ferry preferred)
• Ethics and Values
• Integrity and Trust
• Building Effective Teams
• Priority Setting
• Developing Direct Reports
• Customer Focus
• Functional/Technical Skills
• Delegation

Our inclusive company culture celebrates the unique perspectives, diversity of thoughts, and exceptional innovation that come to life when we actively seek to hire and develop the best, brightest team members from all backgrounds. These unique points of view help foster fresh thinking and new ideas, ensuring our continued success into the future.About Emerson
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