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Finance Manager

Employer
Orka Financial
Location
Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 22, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Orka Financial is working with a widely recognisable, global consumer goods business based in Slough (hybrid) to recruit their Financial Controller. This is a great opportunity to join a massive, recognisable, global business in a key management role. The Finance Manager will have 1 direct report and will work alongside the Financial Controller in maintaining the integrity of the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow for the UK & ROI.



Responsibilities:


• To assist the Financial Controller in preparation of monthly financial reporting and to ensure that all local and corporate reporting deadlines are met. • Responsible for the provision of information and preparation of initial explanations to the Financial Controller. • To produce the monthly balance sheet and cash flow actual and forecast reports within the reporting deadlines for review by Financial Controller. • To produce timely, accurate and complete financial information for the purposes of the annual budget process • To prepare balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis and to ensure that any outstanding items are cleared in an accurate and timely manner.• To co-ordinate, manage and prepare, if required, the calculation and execution of the monthly VAT return and associated VAT reporting and submission of information ready for submission via the MTD VAT software.• To manage inter-company key data reporting confirmations within tight corporate deadlines communicating other intercompany relationships.• To oversee and assist one direct report (assistant accountant) while maintaining 'review’ and quality assurance responsibilities for the core accounting team.• To co-ordinate, manage and provide information to External Auditors at quarterly, interim and year end audits.• To co-ordinate and manage the HMRC requirements.• To continually review and improve internal VAT controls and produce monthly returns in accurate and timely manner.• To manage the BACs payment software and be the first point of contact for the Bank.• To prepare and report on the Daily and Monthly Cash 'Liquidity’ forecasts.• To continually review, update and test controls to ensure relevance and robustness.• To co-ordinate, manage and provide information to External Auditors at quarterly, interim and year end audits.

Profile:

• Stong knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP• To degree level standard• Suitable Accounting Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)• Experience in an accounting environment, dealing with balance sheet and cashflow preparation and forecasting.• Previous experience in similar accounting, tax and treasury multidisciplinary environments • Experience of working to strict deadlines • Efficient in Microsoft office• Advanced Excel skills • Experience with SAP or similar accounting system• Attention to detail and good problem solving skills• Good written and verbal communication skills• Organised, highly motivated self-starter able to work to strict deadlines and on own initiative and build on relationships with (senior) management• A good team player• Methodical thinker working well under pressure



Salary:


£60,000 - £70,000 + benefits

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