Finance Manager

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Financial Control
  • Location
    Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary
    40000 £ - 45000 £ / Year
  • External Reference

Are you a qualified accountant with a strong technical knowledge of accounting principles and procedures looking to join a global organisation that makes a difference?

Do you have the ability to deliver strong results and process improvements in a fast moving environment?

Our Client is looking for a driven Accounting Team Manager to join them on an initial 12 month Fixed Term Contract based in Cambridgeshire.

The main purpose of the role is to lead and manage the EMEA Shared Service centre
Accounting team. The Manager will lead a team of local accountants helping to ensure a strong control environment whilst delivering first-class service levels to their business partners.

As well as day to day accounting responsibilities, this role will assume responsibility for providing clear risk analysis and Balance Sheet management, ensuring compliance to local GAAP and government regulations and that revenue recognition is properly accounted for.

To act as first level support and project lead on the implementation of improved accounting software and processes and the sustainment of a strong, fluid, efficient and motivated team through the creation of an environment that drives development through cross-training, shared goals and open communication.

This role is a leadership position, providing coaching and mentoring to the team, to support them in achieving their goals, short and long term, discovering their training needs, coaching them towards success and ensuring they are up to date with the latest external legislation.

Key Responsibilities
*Management of UK based Accounting team in the production of accurate, efficient and timely monthly reporting, including support for variance analysis and commentaries
*Review and validate the analysis of EMEA Inventory movements and any commentary provided ensuring it fully explains the current position
*Control the reporting process and ensure that all results are reporting in line with company policies, best practice, tight reporting deadlines and local GAAP
*Provide monthly reports to management including AR reports, backlog reports, accounting adjustment reports and other key insights raised from P&L reviews
*Project management of new process improvements/system changes
*Collaborate with auditing services both internal and external to ensure proper compliance with all regulations, in conjunction with Corporate accounting and local operating companies
*Create a positive work environment that fosters team and individual performance while enhancing accountability, to generate a complement pipeline of talented professionals
*To track the team KPI's for the Balance sheet performance and open items, reporting on the team performance and evidencing the successes

Candidate requirements:
Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA or equivalent)
Strong technical knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
Evidence of delivering strong results and process improvements in a fast-moving environment
Good analytical and organisational skills with clear personal development goals and career aspirations

If you are available for a 12 month contract and have the relevant skills and experience for this role then please apply ASAP and contact Andrea Normanton on 01223 417022 or email for more details.

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