Finance Manager

Finance Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Soten

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently partnering with a global manufacturing business who are recruiting for a qualified accountant (ACA,ACCA,CIMA) to join them as a UK Finance Manager based in Birmingham.

This diverse role covers many aspects of Financial Control Management & Accounting, including complex technical aspects AND team management. Main responsibilities include financial control, month end close lead, UK stats and reconciliations.

Key Responsibilities, Finance Manager, Birmingham

  • Be responsible for, and support, general, critical, and specific Accounting and Control processes, procedures, schedules and tasks.
  • Lead closing process - Planning, communicating and ensuring adherence to month end deadlines. Includes SAP journal entry management, journals including Non-controlling interest and European consolidation work and Oracle checks. Requires working with local and Division finance teams.
  • Fixed Asset accounting
  • UK statutory accounting completion & audit(s) leadership & other local compliance - such as HMRC, duty, VAT etc.
  • Account reconciliations including blackline system - Monthly corporate control process, done to an audit standard.
  • Intercompany accounting management - including queries resolution.
  • Key project work e.g. SOX control, improvement, R&D tax credits
  • Weekly Divisional Cash Forecasting & Reporting: Presenting to Division leadership team on weekly call (generally as cover)
  • Covering Finance Controller work
  • Treasury matters e.g. review of cash forecast sent to Corporate
  • Forecasting - monthly forecast and review with budget holders.
  • Support plant control (accruals, prepayments etc) and other plant control as required

Skills & Experience, Finance Manager, Birmingham

  • Previous finance experience required
  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualification
  • Ideally SAP knowledge or other ERP system
  • Multi currency experience (beneficial)
  • Advanced excel skills

For more information on this Finance Manager position please do get in touch

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