Finance Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Bethersden
Salary
£55,000 per annum
Posted
30 Jan 2019
Closes
04 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Provide support to the Finance Director for Operational Finance and leadership to the Financial Control team based in Ashford. Leading a team of 9, the role is focused on strengthening the financial control environment, monitoring the UK Group balance sheet, and providing support to the wider Finance team. Client Details Market leading Kent based FMCG organisation. They have worked hard to create a fantastic culture and put a focus on people. They can offer fantastic career paths, all starting with this superb Finance Manager position which offers great exposure. Description Key responsibilities for the Finance Manager role include: To ensure key controls are operating effectively across our finance processes, in particular ensuring the integrity of SAP BW reporting and intersystem account reconciliations across our complex system landscape. Identify opportunities to strengthen the financial control environment and lead the implementation of business simplification and continuous improvement and ensure they are the guiding principles for the team through standardisation and simplification of accounting processes. Ensure compliance with UK and US regulation and reporting, including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX). Support the Finance Director with cross functional projects to deliver systems and process improvements, ensuring a robust platform for the future. Lead the UK month-end close process ensuring results are delivered in line with agreed timeframes and the process is well controlled and efficient, including submission of BPC financial consolidation packages to Sysco Europe. Manage the external and internal audit process ensuring work is appropriately planned and delivered on a timely basis. To monitor the UK balance sheet through monthly submissions KPIs and quarterly reviews with the CFO. To provide detailed analysis to the CFO of the risks and opportunities present within the balance sheet. Calculation of the bad debt provision and reporting on the monthly bad debt expense, ensuring that the level of provision is sufficient and in line with group policy. Review of the inter depot accounting via monthly submissions and investigation of material variances. Work with the business to ensure changes to the inter depot movement of stock is correctly captured and reported. Review of the stock balances held on the balance sheet and any manual adjustments made to these. Provide support to the finance shared service accounts payable and accounts receivable teams, as required by the Finance Director. Manage the Financial control team (including the fixed asset finance team) and oversee the output to their key stakeholders, including customer rebates analysis and management of end user rebates. Investigate and resolve any anomalies presented by balance sheet reviews, controls or the wider finance community. Support the business in understanding the systems and accounting for projects Profile The ideal Finance Manager candidate will be Fully Qualified - ACA, ACCA OR CIMA - from a financial control background. Technically strong with an excellent eye for detail Confident and competent in managing large teams (9 in this role) Familiar with working in a fast past and commercialk environment A strong leader with desired to progress their career. Experienced within a strong control environment - Sarbanes Oxley Experience would be very beneficial Very good on Excel, and ideally have exposure to ERP Systems like SAP Job Offer Basic salary of up to £60,000 car allowance (£7,000), Pension, Healthcare, Bonus potential

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