Finance Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Smith

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

Finance Manager for a division of a large business based in Central London. This opportunity looks after a team of 3 and therefore includes 1-2-1's, appraisal and reviewing work. The main purpose of the role is to ensure timely & accurate financial reporting for 30+ Group companies. Therefore your team is responsible for the bookkeeping & payment authorisation; monthly results reporting, monthly consolidation, preparation of statutory financial statements, tax filing (corporate income tax & VAT) and co-ordination of external audit.

Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Prepare management accounts in accordance with group accounting rules and deadlines.
    * Prepare quarterly disclosure information for consolidation reporting.
    * Liaise with external auditors to plan & co-ordinate audits for each company.
    * Approve payments for release.
    * Review & approve monthly bank reconciliations.
    * Co-ordinate preparation of statutory financial statements for UK entities and provide technical support & guidance.
    * Review VAT Returns and Corporation Tax Returns for UK entities.
    * Liaise with internal corporate departments (Treasury, IT, Investment, Tax, etc) in order to anticipate & resolve problems.
    * Continually apply and review accounting treatments under Local GAAP & IFRS.
    * Provide support for new Group companies to set up proper Accounting & Controls Framework.
    * Assist in any necessary change/development of the accounting system & treasury system.

Staff Management

  • Review and approve all entries made by the team
  • Approval of expenses
  • Ensure team members have correct knowledge and skill to carry out their role
  • Manage staff resources to ensure achievement of business requirements
  • Appraisal performance review for staff

You will be educated to degree level and either be Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or you can be Qualified by Experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. You will also be self-driven, flexible and adaptable. MS Dynamics is desirable but not essential.

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