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Finance Manager - Berkshire

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

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.
- HMRC.

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

Requirements: 
• 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.

 

City

Slough,United Kingdom

Country

United Kingdom

Position Type 

Experienced

Relocation Provided

None

Job Family Group

Finance

Travel Percentage

Under 10%