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Senior Finance Manager

Employer
Robert Walters
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This fantastic, rapidly growing organisation in Warrington are looking for a technically strong Finance Manager to join the organisation in a newly created role.

Reporting to an impressive Financial Controller, your core duties will include;
  • Support the production of monthly management accounts
  • Prepare and maintain accounting ledgers and journals
  • Support the maintenance of a complete, accurate and up to date fixed asset register
  • Prepare timely, comprehensive and accurate balance sheet reconciliations with full supporting documentation and action plans for any reconciling items as appropriate.
  • Perform allocated tasks for the month end process
  • Prepare regular and ad-hoc allocation of costs to business units, functions or group companies
  • Support routine and special requests for reports or analysis for internal groups, external auditors, end of project/completion audits by customers, affiliated companies and regulatory agencies
  • Apply appropriate financial control and governance by adhering to the group accounting manual, policies and control framework, to support successful external audit outcomes.
  • Support the group audit and compliance programme.
  • Develop and sustain good working relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues.
  • Provide analysis, data and explanations as requested for the statutory and regulatory financial reporting
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles and standards
  • Recognise and communicate potential issues/risks
  • Implement and monitor appropriate financial controls and governance by adhering to the group accounting manual, policies and control framework, to support successful external audit outcomes and to minimising the risk of fraud and loss of process.
  • Act as a champion of continual business improvement in both finance and business processes through incremental change and innovation
  • Perform special projects as requested by management

Key requirements;
  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ ACCA or ACA) with a progressive record of success in a Finance Manager role
  • Possess strong analytical/planning skills, together with a strong accounting/ control background.
  • Demonstrable experience of working with a wide array of other functions at different levels - commercial, operations, marketing, IT etc.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills - able to network effectively with finance and operational management across the business in a variety of cultures.
  • Proven experience of producing high quality written communications and presentations for senior management.
  • Effective change agent with the ability to gain organisational buy-in and effectively accelerate and implement transformation plans.
  • Strong intellect as well as ability to communicate at all levels, drive change, implement systems and work cross functionally.
  • A strong focus on delivery and the ability to both plan and implement the outcomes.
  • Very high level of initiative and self-motivation but also able to follow the agreed way of working.
  • Resilient, energetic, positive/can do, with the drive and ambition to success; prospects for progression are excellent.
  • Passionate, hardworking and with a real eye for detail, must enjoy working a hands-on environment with a small, tight-knit team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for any Finance Manager looking for the opportunity to join an organisation in Warrington that are experiencing significant & continued growth.
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