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Senior Finance Manager - Leases

EG Group
Blackburn, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Senior Finance Manager - Leases

Blackburn, BB1 2FA - Office Based

Contract: Full-Time Hours / Permanent

£57,475 - £67,925 & Bonus Scheme (Dependent on Experience)

Company: EG Group

About the Role...

Our Group team are excited to present a new opportunity in EG Group for a Senior Finance Manager (Leases) to join our Head Office. The successful candidate will be key to developing consistent and accurate financial reporting with regards to the Group’s extensive lease portfolio and in providing cross functional support across the Group with commercial decision making.

Reporting into the Group Financial Reporting Director, the Senior Finance Manager (Leases) will operate as part of the Group Reporting function and will also provide ongoing support to Country Finance and the Group Property & Real Estate function.

This role will have an emphasis on application of extensive IFRS16 knowledge into readily available comprehensive financial analysis. For the role, the Group is looking for the right candidate to utilise relevant career experiences in improving the existing control environment whilst conducting data maintenance around our IFRS16 database (Qube) as part of a broader ICFR programme.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the update and maintenance of the Group’s extensive lease portfolio and accurate accounting adherence under IFRS16
  • Control and ownership over data managed and exported from the Group’s lease management software MRI Horizon/Qube
  • Lead on the delivery of monthly reconciliations and supporting workings for country finance teams inclusive of;
    • Preparation of SAP journals
    • Ensuring RoU asset and Liability consistency across reported numbers at local and consolidated level
  • Provide ongoing ownership of the process and control environment from record to report across right of use assets and liabilities under IFRS16
  • Key point of contact for the following stakeholders:
    • Group Finance
    • Estates Team (Group and Country)
    • Country Finance teams
    • External Auditors
    • External Advisors
    • Software Providers (MRI Horizon/Qube)
  • Support in determining the Group’s IBR and responsibility for ensuring its appropriate application
  • Leading a standardised approach for IAS 17 methodology to support the monthly external reporting across the Group’s KPI’s
  • Routine system data integrity testing and validation inclusive of;
  • Retrospective reviews
  • Source data verification

This list is not exhaustive and may be added to or amended from time to time.

Candidate Requirements
  • Leadership & Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Compliance & Audit Management
  • Technical Accounting
  • Stakeholder Relationships
  • Process mapping & improvements
  • Risk Management
  • Finance Systems Expertise

Qualifications / Experience:
  • ACA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Comprehensive understanding of IFRS16 accounting treatment
  • Experience of business partnering, financial reporting and commercial analysis desirable
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic, rapidly changing business environment, to multitask, to get into detail where needed and to meet deadlines on a timely basis
  • Strong relationship and communication skills
  • Strong MS Office skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint and experience of SAP and Qube desirable

Benefits & Rewards
  • Performance Based Bonus Scheme
  • Private Medical Healthcare
  • Employee Life Assurance
  • EG Group Discounts - up to 15% off at our stores and food to go restaurants
  • ASDA Discount Card - 10% off all ASDA stores
  • EG Cares Benefits - exclusive discounts across 900 retailers
  • Smart Health - 24/7 online GP access, health checks and health and wellbeing support
  • Employee Assistance Programme - access to our Wellbeing Centre which offers emotional & practical support including free financial advice
  • Learning & Development - access to our Learning Hub, the most extensive online course library in the world to support you with every step of your career at EG Group
  • Waterside Café - freshly prepared meals at affordable prices
  • Free Secure Car Parking
  • Dress Down Fridays
  • Flexi-Time
  • Prayer and Ablution Facilities
  • Shower Facilities
  • Sit / Stand Desk Facilities
  • Work Anniversary Rewards
  • Free Eye Test

Who are EG Group?

EG Group is one of the world’s leading independent convenience retailers with an extensive network of sites across international markets in the United Kingdom & Ireland, Continental Europe, Australia and the United States of America.

Founded in 2001 by the Issa family with the acquisition of a single site in the UK, today the company is at the forefront of delivering an innovative approach to forecourt convenience retail.

At EG Group, we pride ourselves on being recognised for our investment model, trading performance and more importantly, providing a best-in-class customer experience in Grocery & Merchandise, Foodservice and Fuel.

Our transformational convenience retail business model has been built upon excellent relationships with an extensive portfolio of leading retail brands, and through strategic network acquisitions supported by a program of new-to-industry developments.

Every day, our committed workforce tirelessly delivers our products and services to millions of customers alongside supporting the local communities in which we operate.

Please note - the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check which will be funded by EG Group.

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