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Finance Manager - 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
Somercotes, Alfreton, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 4, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
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This position oversees the accounts team for all 3 sia UK businesses (sia Fibral Ltd, sia Abrafoam Ltd, sia Abrasives (G.B.) Ltd) with overall responsibility for the preparation of month end accounts and supporting year-end requirements meeting the companies' timescale deadlines. Analysis and management information, reconciliation of intercompany accounts and payment of intercompany invoices through the Netting for all 3 legal entities.
  • Operate as one team within Finance, sia UK and Bosch globally. Help create a positive team spirit throughout the organisation
  • Building better working relationships and utilise through business networks to improve intercompany reconciliations and payments through Netting
  • Create and support a culture of continuous improvement
  • Support in harmonization and standardization of processes within Finance
  • Assist in identifying ways to create efficiencies. Identify process improvements that will create a time or resource efficiency
  • Support Fast Actual Reporting "FAR" during month end close by preparing accounts by WD1

Month End Duties
  • Reconciling the fixed asset register and posting depreciation on a monthly basis
  • Calculate and posting payroll journal prior to month end processes.
  • Calculate and post-holiday pay and annualised hours accruals.
  • Calculate sales rebates and raise credit notes quarterly and annually
  • Prepare all accrual journals on working day one including general accruals and prepayments, goods in transit, goods received not invoiced, agency and freight accruals
  • Complete all month end journals in AX on working day one for depreciation, exchange rate adjustments, closing stock, also ensuring work orders are closed
  • Provide support to the team in the preparation of the month end management accounts upto TB level and provide analysis
  • Raise all free text invoices before the end of the first week of the month, ensuring enough processing time for the purchase ledger functions to process in the current month

Compliance Duties
  • Ensure detective controls are being completed in accordance with Bosch internal controls
  • Provide support to ensure Group VAT submission is completed in a timely manner, including EC Sales, Intrastat and VAT for each company
  • Complete balance sheet reconciliation in week 3 of every month and ensure variance are posted in the month in line with the risk matrix.
  • Reconcile, analyse and clear down historical purchase orders receipted where no invoice has been posted (trade accounts received not invoiced) account

Treasury Duties
  • Ensure internal controls are followed
  • Monitoring of company credit cards with Barclaycard

Intercompany Duties
  • Prepare the intercompany transaction templates and upload into the intercompany reconciliation using SAP.
  • Match off any intercompany payments with the corresponding invoice in SAP as part of the intercompany reconciliation.
  • Prepare and submit the intercompany netting and produce remittance advices.
  • On receipt of the approximate and final netting notification, prepare and complete the posting journal and match off all paid invoices

Year End Duties
  • Produce tax analysis information that is required by the company's auditors
  • Produce analysis to provide to the company's auditors for supporting the companies accounts
  • Produce Bosch Group reporting packs in line with IFRS requirements within deadlines.


  • Self-starter, must be able to work under own direction
  • Proactive response to problem solving
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexible, ability to support and work with various departments and levels of management
  • Able to accept 'change' and work flexibly to high standards

  • Enthusiastic attitude
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Eager to learn
  • Very well organized
  • Team player
  • Strong and confident communicator
  • Customer focused (internal and external)


The candidate must have attained the relevant qualification for the role AAT qualified, ACMA or ACA (fully qualified).

The candidate must have proven experience of working at the level of a financial manager within ideally a corporate or manufacturing environment and experience of successfully managing a team of direct reports.


Minimum requirement to be able to use Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Excel and Word at ideally intermediate / advanced level.

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