We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager to be based at our Europe HQ at Stockley ParkThis is a great opportunity to utilise your experience in a key role at the European Headquarters of a leading tech manufacturer In addition to 25 days' holidays (plus bank holidays), Sharp offer a range of benefits including cycle to work, discounted gym membership and child care vouchers. We also offer a Flexible Benefits scheme to all our colleagues (this includes high street & cinema discounts, gadget scheme, Critical Illness & Dental Insurance, holiday trading & much more).Key Responsibilities:Preparation of monthly, quarterly and year end reporting packs. Managing the external audit reporting process, preparation of annual financial statements and supporting notes for the European HQ company. You will manage a small accounting team to ensure timely completion of daily accounting tasks, whilst ensuring appropriate financial controls are in place and ongoing improvements to our processes are identified and implemented.The work will include both financial and management accounting, you will work closely with the Management reporting team as well as partnering with Business units and Shared Service managers. The position will also involve liaising with our IT colleagues and supporting the development and implementation of improved SAP reportingPerson Specification ACA or ACCA qualified with at least 8 years PQEIn depth experience with the preparation of statutory accounts under IFRS principles,Strong working knowledge of SAP is essentialProven track record with managing small accounting teams effectively is essential.Advanced Excel skills Skills/BehavioursCommercially mindedGood communication skills, able to build relationships with internal/external partiesTime management skills with ability to work under pressure and to deadlinesAbility to work in a dynamic environment with changing deliverablesTrack record in system and process improvementAbility to inspire and develop the teamAbout Sharp Electronics EuropeAt Sharp Electronics Europe, the European subsidiary of Japan's Sharp Corporation - a company known worldwide for its ground-breaking electronic products and solutions - our mission is to develop innovative products that support individual expression. Creating life-enhancing experiences that let you Be Original. Sharp business products boost your productivity and reduce costs. With a comprehensive portfolio of award-winning document management and display solutions, Sharp helps businesses to create, manage, visualise and share information. From MFPs to document management solutions, video walls to interactive flat panel displays, Sharp's expanding range of workplace technologies and services are designed to support new ways of working, whether it's for your home or organisation, we provide the solutions you're looking for.Sharp is a leading specialist in solar energy solutions, with over 55 years' experience in creating safe, efficient, sustainable energy. Our products help businesses and homeowners take control of their electricity costs and reduce their environmental impact.We are dedicated to improving people's lives through the use of advanced technology and a commitment to innovation, quality, value, and design. We invite you to find out more about us at www.sharp.euHow to Apply:To apply now, click on "Apply Online". All candidate applications are reviewed in accordance with the criteria outlined for the job role.