RD Financial Recruitment

Assistant Finance Manager

Location
Slough, Berkshire
Salary
£40-50,000
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
01 Oct 2017
Ref
VP1187
Job Role
Finance Manager
Professional Membership
AAT, ACA (ICAEW), ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA
Seniority Level
Manager
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Assistant Finance Manager – Slough – Permanent - £40-45,000

Exceptional opportunity to join a global brand based in Slough for an Assistant Finance Manager. The role will be responsible for local, Group and statutory reporting. Responsibilities include: balance sheet management, management of data from multiple core applications, inter-company reporting, line management. The position requires extensive liaison with Group Finance, local taxation service providers, Compliance, Internal Audit and the external audit team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting of results to Group, local management, Companies House and legislative bodies.
  • Balance sheet management: responsible for the monthly balance sheet reconciliation process. Quarterly reporting and monitoring of balance sheet status to the local Compliance and Risk and Control teams and Group.
  • Responsible for the management, motivation and on-going development of one team member.
  • Extensive intercompany and related party reporting: ensure full monthly reconciliation and confirmation of all intercompany and related party balances.
  • Preparation of ad-hoc financial reporting and MI.
  • Systems management and development: ability to trouble shoot/remediate and identify opportunities for systems enhancement
  • Management and co-ordination of corporation tax and VAT reporting via Group Services providers; provision of all requested information to facilitate timely and accurate reporting, respond to HMRC queries as required.
  • Treasury: liaise with the Treasury Manager and loan providers to ensure adequate levels of loan finance on a monthly basis. 
  • Internal control and 1st level controls (self-audit) reporting: ensures compliance with internal reporting requirements.
  • Process improvement: drives process improvement within the Finance team and broader FCA business where appropriate. Continually identifies opportunities for improvement: manages relevant initiatives, monitors and works collaboratively.

Experience required:

  • Graduate and finalist/qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a relevant Finance/Accountancy role
  • Essential: advanced Microsoft Excel and the ability to manage significant volumes of data; Business Objects experience is desirable
  • Strong communication/presentation skills. Able to adapt and adjust to different audiences as required.
  • Inquisitive mind to stimulate the natural disposition for quantitative analysis, is self-motivated, pro-active and demonstrates initiative
  • Strong logic and determination support the practical approach to multidimensional problem solving
  • Shares openly ideas and opinions and is not afraid to lead change in the environment as well as adjusting to it
  • Good team player
  • Resilient and able to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

For additional information, please apply or send your CV and interest to cv@rdfr.co.uk

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