Group Finance Manager

Job Title: Group Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: CG1905GFM_1621441928
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 19, 2021 17:32

Job Description

Our client, a high-growth and dynamic organisation, is looking to source a top calibre Group Finance Manager to join its talented team. This well-established business has seen growth in both organically and through acquisition, further cementing its position as the market leader in its field.

This is a pivotal role for the team, with significant senior exposure and responsibility for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the group internal and external reporting. Recent activities also mean it will involve acquisition accounting, consolidations and technical research on complex accounting issues.

Main duties include:
* Reviewing consolidation of group P&L, cashflow and balance sheet
* Consolidation adjustments
* Producing relevant MI for Group Board Reporting
* Reviewing monthly and annual reporting
* Managing the subsidiary statutory accounts process and contributing to the consolidated accounts
* Liaising with business unit controllers to ensure deadlines are met
* Preparing annual corporate plan and quarterly group forecasts
* Preparing technical accounting papers
* Liaising with auditors

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Can be straight from practice or from an accounting focused role in industry
* Ability to build and maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders
* Capable of working proactively and on own initiative
* Can prioritise workload and meet strict deadlines
* Strong communication, both verbal and written
* Ambitious and highly self-motivated, always sets high standards
* Inquisitive mindset

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a technically strong accountant to join a business currently going from strength to strength and where future development and progression will be high on the agenda.

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