Finance Manager

Posted 04 January 2023
Salary £65000 - £75000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSenior Finance
Contact NameMarc Harris

Job description

Finance Manager - Uxbridge (Hybrid)- £75000

Our Client:

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting a Finance Manager for one of the world's leading FMCG companies. Due to this continued growth our client is hiring this newly developed role to assist with the company's growth.

The role:

The Finance Manager will report to the Finance Director. You will be responsible for the Finance team (6) within our clients UK division which is seen as the custodian of all financial data, information, and reporting, both externally and, internally to the UK and HQ stakeholders. You will ensure the integrity of the Company's accounting records, implementing the Group's Corporate Governance initiatives and developing individuals to provide a 'first class' finance team.

Duties will include:

  • Manage the monthly financial closure and reporting to Group HQ
  • Ensuring key balance sheet and profit and loss accounts are reconciled
  • Managing the annual financial closure, liaising with external auditors and production of group financial statements and UK statutory accounts
  • Ensuring that all Intercompany costs and incomes are accounted for correctly
  • Responsibility for ensuring tax compliance
  • VAT preparation for UK & Ireland, and Intrastat reporting
  • Managing the accounting team members through coaching and development to help them achieve their potential
  • Ensuring rigorous financial oversight to ensure that company governance policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Managing all GL maintenance activities. (New GL accounts, controlling objects, fixed assets etc)

The Finance Manager will ensure financial control and transactional efficiency by being pro-active, organised with a high level of energy and drive to ensure that rigour is installed in our processes. This role is hands-on requiring an experienced accountant who can adapt to change

What we are looking for :

The Finance Manager will be an ACA/ACCA qualified accountant or equivalent, ideally with an audit background. Strong experience and knowledge of IFRS and UKGAAP accounting standards are essential. Previous experience within FMCG and/or in a similar sized business is highly beneficial. You will be a Self-starter, high energy, team player. A skilled communicator who enjoys a fast-paced environment with a 'can do' attitude. Strong Excel and SAP skills would be preferable as is previous experience of managing a small team.

Finance Manager - Uxbridge (Hybrid)- £75000

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.