Group Finance Manager

Group Finance Manager

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi bens

  • Contact:

    Rob Anderson

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Our client is closely aligned to the push for a low carbon future with renewable and green energy exposure. Due to expansion, a new opportunity for a Group Finance Manager.

This is a managerial role responsible for a team of 3


Provide oversight and preparation of monthly group (including consolidation) and non-project management reporting under IFRS and UK GAAP (FRS101/102), including line management of management accountant to ensure accurate and timely delivery.

Preparation of annual platform / holding company budget and monthly variance analysis.

Leadership of finance aspects of the purchasing processes for the Group, being key finance contact for site teams. Leading a team of two finance assistants, plus a temporary contractor, to ensure effective and efficient processes.

Leading system development.

Oversight of payroll process for the Group, working with outsourced provider and internal HR team to ensure accurate and timely payroll processing.

Key role in preparation of short-term 6 week cashflow forecasts for the Group as well as oversight of cash monthly actuals reporting.

Responsibility for delivery of all reporting requirements for investors and senior lenders, including debt and equity drawdowns notices.

Key role in delivery of annual audit, coordinating information requirements and leading on-site team relationship.

Line management for a team of three (management accountant and two accounts assistants, plus one temporary contractor), including training, development and performance appraisal.

Ensure all company secretarial requirements for the Group (exc. Project companies) are completed, working with legal counsel where required.

Wider support to Finance team and other BIG departments, including project support as required (e.g. debt raising, legal entity restructurings).


Qualified accountant

Minimum 4 years post-qualified
Previous formal line management experience
Excellent communication skills with ability to build relationships
Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
Able to solve complex problems


Experience of complex consolidations
Good technical knowledge (IFRS and UKGAAP (FRS101/102)).
Experience in energy sector

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