Group Finance Manager

Posted on Jun 10, 2019 by CV-Library

Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Call Center & Customer Service
Immediate Start
£50k - £55k Annual

The Group Finance Manager is responsible for overseeing the review of balance sheets, analysis of profit centres and providing accurate and timely statutory accounts to various stakeholders.


* Monthly balance sheet reviews

* Support the preparation of balance sheets for legal entities (production primarily centralised through a shared service centre)

* Review data migration to identify impairment risks

* Cost centre risk analysis

* Analysis and commentary on variance year on year and back up evidence prior to posting of journals for statutory account production

* Analysis of legal entities by profit centre, providing transparency to Finance Directors and auditors

* Supporting the definition and implementation of proper controls and systems to ensure maintenance of Balance Sheet and compliance with UK and IFRS accounting standards

* Quarterly analytical review of legal entities with Finance Directors to ensure subsidiary ownership and comfort with numbers

* Deliver statutory account process improvement, develop an improved more transparent process including process re-design of the statutory accounting process

* Take a lead role on collating information and preparing presentations for management, Board and Group level reporting for legal entities including the quarterly analytical review of legal entities to Finance Directors

* Manage a team of Finance Analysts, identifying clear objectives for the team members, providing coaching, career development and feedback to team members, providing performance evaluation and reward

* Motivate the team to continuously improve and as act as a single team to ensure agreed-upon deadlines are met

* Reviewing and analysing current end-to-end processes and policies and controls in order to recommend, secure leadership agreement and implement further improvements, standardisation and greater integration

* Leading and/or participating in system improvement initiatives that have an impact on statuary accounting for legal entities

Application Criteria:

* Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA)

* Preferably an Audit background, Top 4 or Top 10 Accountancy Practice

* Strong work knowledge of accounting standards - IFRS 15 & 16

* Experience of managing a small team

* Stakeholder management, internal and external to board level

Reference: 210187853

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