Our client, is a significant and successful business based in Taunton. We have a very exciting opportunity and are looking to source an experienced ACA qualified senior Finance Manager to join their team.
Reporting to the Director of Accounting, the appointed Senior Finance Manager will oversee the team who are responsible for all aspects of financial accounting and Balance Sheet control, providing corporate governance stewardship with specific responsibility for capital, property and Group consolidation. In addition, this role manages all Group and subsidiary external reporting including overseas, charity and pension.
Working in this Senior Finance Manager role youd work collaboratively with the CFO, Finance Directors and Finance Business Partners to advise them on finance and management accounting.
You would also be a key contributor to the overall leadership of the Taunton based Accounting
Key responsibilities are:
§ Production of key externally reported financial documents including Group Annual Report and Accounts, Interim Statements and subsidiary filed statements on an accurate and timely basis
§ Minimising financial risk through strong adherence to corporate governance and appropriate control of Balance Sheet items so that financial risk is minimised
§ Management of the completion of consolidated statements and individual company records so that they comply with appropriate accounting regulations
§ Prime responsibility for the financial management and forecasting property portfolio and capital position
§ Provide consultancy expertise across the business on how best to implement strategic initiatives within the Group accounting framework and financial systems
§ Lead and develop a highly effective team of 7 to deliver business objectives
We would welcome applications from ACA qualified accountants with a strong proven technical accounting ability and knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP including a detailed knowledge of IFRS32 and IFRS39. You must also feel confident about the forthcoming adoption of IFRS16 and its impact. In addition, you will have group consolidation knowledge.
Ideally you will have worked within a large practice as well as within a commercial environment within a similar role. Whatever your background youll have a solid understanding of business environments and the ability to translate technical accounting into sound commercial advice.
You'll be ambitious and hardworking with the ability to communicate effectively and assertively. Youll need to demonstrate confidence building strong relationships as you'll be dealing with a variety of people at different seniority levels across our business as well as external advisers.
You also need a questioning approach and the confidence to challenge established ways of working. Highly numerate and analytical, you will also have had experience with financial modelling.
IT skills should include strong fluency in Excel and capability of working with IT systems, Access and PowerPoint.
If you have any questions about this vacancy please do not hesitate to call our team and have a chat. Alternatively, please email us an up to date copy of your CV.
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