|Job Title:||Finance Manager|
|Contact Name:||Nicola Jones|
|Job Published:||June 14, 2021 10:14|
Finance Manager to lead the Finance function for this aquired business
A leading global manufacturer and service provider of quality assurance and research tools, supporting their customers' analytical needs in more than 120 countries worldwide.
² Manage overall finance and accounting processes.
² Deliver monthly Financial Reports for internal purposes and ensure the reporting is compliant with IFRS and group Accounting Policies, and provide upload files to Division for inclusion in consolidated results.
² Oversee day to day financial operation (transaction processing, controls, reporting, budgeting, forecasting) of the business, interacting as required with sites in Germany and USA distributing the company's products.
² Full ownership of cash management and banking processes including payment runs, cash forecasting, maintenance of accounts and relationships with the bank.
² Oversight and ownership of accounting matters including but not limited to revenue recognition for distributor arrangements, accounting for rebate incentives and accounting for manufactured inventory (including cost absorption and obsolescence).
² Interact with Group teams to develop and maintain systems (Sage, IFS, Business Objects, Tableau) for efficient and effective financial control, transaction processing, management reporting and compliance.
² Potential for role to include the preparation of local statutory accounts (not currently subject to audit but may be in future).
Planning and Analysis
² Leading annual budget and quarterly forecasting for full P&L, working capital and CapEx, partnering with the local management team.
² Provide variance analysis and commentary to explain monthly results versus budget, forecast and prior year, partnering with the commercial and operations organization.
² Develop, prepare and review monthly management accounts pack for local management.
² Maintain and develop appropriate accounting processes and internal control systems to ensure integrity of financial statements and protection of company assets.
² Liaison with Group HR and external providers around payroll processing.
² Optimize financial procedures to be fit for purpose for the growing business through a dedication to continuous improvement, leveraging relationships with Divisional and Group Finance and IT teams.
Tax and Insurance
² Prepare and upload VAT returns.
² Liaise with external financial institutions including banks and tax advisors as required and provide information to Group and External tax teams for preparation of Corporation tax computations.
² Prepare annual insurance renewal package.
² Develop plan for local transaction processing and work with Division as required to assess resource requirements.
² Lead co-ordination of work between local team and corporate functions on systems infrastructure improvements including site maintenance, ERP etc.
- Qualified ACCA/ CIMA/ ACA or qualified by experience.
- In depth knowledge of accounting principles required.
- Experience with ERP and MI systems (Sage Financial) preferred. Strong Excel skills and ability to manage data sets required.
- Skillful in developing and building successful relationships with internal stakeholders to senior management level locally and Divisionally.
- Strong written and verbal skills in English.
- Excellent planning skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and levels of complexity.
- High level of attention to detail, technical and analytical skills, and ability to work to tight deadlines.
- Manufacturing experience is preferable (ideally 2-3 years in a similar role).
Salary £35,000 - £42,000
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