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Finance Manager - Berkshire

Accounts and Finance
Ref: 88 Date Posted: Wednesday 12 Jun 2019
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Finance Manager

Job Description

Dimensions and Scope:

• Reports to the Group Financial Controller.

• No direct reports, although this role significantly influences the activities of the wider finance team.

The key internal contacts of this role are:

- Finance controller and Financial accountants.
- Operational team of finance business partners.
- Accounts receivable and accounts payable managers.
-  The clients corporate tax finance manager.
- Clients global SOX team members in USA and Poland.
- Other group finance contacts in UK, USA and Poland.

The key external contacts of this role are:

- PwC – external statutory and SOX auditors.

Core Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
• Management of year end US GAAP reporting, local UK statutory reporting and associated external group audit processes.
• Management of internal SOX programs within finance including advising control owners, testing of controls, monitoring compliance and updating controls where necessary.
• Liaison with SOX contacts within IT,  global SOX team members in USA and Poland and ensuring compliance with global SOX program.
• Month end accounting and close activities including journal posting, results analytical review, balance sheet reconciliation, budgeting and forecasting.
• Participate in quarterly balance sheet review process to identify areas of risk and opportunity.
• Liaison with the clients corporation tax manager to ensure correct tax accounting within.
• Manage compliance with internal process management system including collection of monthly KPI data and documentation of work instructions.
• Participation in ad hoc projects such as revenue recognition reviews, systems implementations and changes in financial processes.

Experience Required

• You will be an experienced part-qualified, newly qualified or QBE accountant.
• You will have experience of month end and year end close processes, group reporting and UK statutory accounting.
• You will have experience of SOX environments and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of controls and    processes, and testing thereof.
• You will have the ability to work independently and be able to influence your colleagues whilst creating mutually supportive working relationships.
• You will be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, internally and externally.
• You will have the ability to organise and prioritise your workload.
• You will have the ambition to learn and develop in a supportive yet challenging environment.
• You will be thorough with attention to detail and perseverance.
• You will have an awareness of the commercial implications of accounting decisions.



Slough,United Kingdom


United Kingdom

Position Type 


Relocation Provided


Job Family Group


Travel Percentage

Under 10%