Finance Manager (Accounting)

Job Title: Finance Manager (Accounting)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3908164_1608025716
Contact Name: Andrew Piercy
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 15, 2020 09:48

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Accounting Specialist to join a world leading organisation as an Accounting Manager for an initial 6 month fixed term period. Maintaining a hands-on approach, essential duties include, but not limited to:

  • Assist with the preparation of month-end and annual statutory financial statements, preparation of VAT and Corporate tax returns, maintenance of cash flow forecasts etc.
  • Participate in the coordination of accounting functions between divisions
  • Participate in the activities involved in the quality resolution of issues or concerns related to accounting activities
  • Liaison with external auditors
  • Continuously review the effectiveness of current operations, accounting systems striving to identify improvements to current processes
  • Review accounting topics of subsidiary companies for compliance with GAAP and company policies
  • Assist in the transition of acquired companies to the companies current financial systems, procedures, and policies
  • Ensuring that activities are performed in an accurate manner within established deadlines

What you'll bring…

  • CCAB recognised qualification, or equivalent international qualification
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrable experience of line management, mentoring or supervising more junior team members
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate up to date technical knowledge through relevant CPD
  • Experience working in an accounting practice would be advantageous but not essential
  • Experience of US GAAP would be advantageous
  • Ability to gain buy-in on any decisions taken and changes made to meet the needs of the business and develop strong stakeholder relationships.
  • Ability to multitask and manage time efficiently
  • Demonstrate initiative with the ability to work independently

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