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Group Finance Manager

  • Location
    Birmingham , West Midlands
  • Salary
    60000 £ - 65000 £ / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Financial Control
  • External Reference
    8795674

Our client, an established multinational financial services business based in Birmingham is seeking a Group Finance Manager to join the team. Reporting into the Head of Finance you will have 3 direct reports and a total team of circa 30. The Purpose of the role would be supporting the business development team with strategic advice which would help drive sales forward. The other aspect would be overseeing the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) reporting, as well as responsibility for overseeing the reporting to the Shareholder and completing certain regulatory reporting obligations. Whilst managing the direct reports in achieving this you will play a key role in implementing new procedures to improve efficiencies with in the department.

Responsibilities Include:

* Managing the production and reviewing of all reporting for P&L, actual and average balance sheet, Inter-company, Off Balance sheet financial accounting information for the UK. The role holder is single point of contact for all IFRS related queries from senior management for the UK.
* Responsible for all Group reporting and ensuring completion of all group requirements for all local UK entities.
* Responsible for producing the necessary financial accounting information together with a monthly detailed business pack to facilitate the review of the monthly P&L and balance sheet which is reviewed and discussed with the head of finance each month.
* In-depth analytical review is performed to ensure any material movements are explained and queried with the relevant business owners.
* Managing a team of accountants and overseeing all the team activities on all financial accounting for the UK team and ultimately responsible for ensuring the integrity of data on the UK General Ledger.
* Responsible for the completion of the financial accounts for the local entities and responsible for compliance to the respective reporting standards.
* Providing advice and guidance to the business, finance, and other areas of the UK as necessary on the appropriate accounting treatment and reporting requirements.
* Responsible for the management of the month end closing process and ensuring the adherence to group reporting deadlines.

The ideal Candidate would have the following:

* Qualified accountant with solid financial reporting experience
* Strong experience of staff management and dealing with senior finance management.
* Commercial mind-set. Experience working with Business development would be desirable.
* A track record of delivering significant change which improves business effectiveness in sustainable ways
* A flexible and adaptable management style with experience of developing yourself and others
* Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences

Package: £60,000 - £65,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Other benefits
Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

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