Salary £42,000 - £45,000 per annum
Consultant Charlotte Walker
Date posted 11 October 20192019-10-11 2019-12-10 accountancy Altrincham Cheshire GB GBP 42000 45000 45000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk https://www.robertwalters.co.uk/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png
Accounting Manager | Altrincham | International Organisation Salary – up to £45, 000 per annum Our client is a large international business that service a huge portfolio of large blue-chip clients globally. Due to recent acquisition and growth, our client is recruiting for an Accounting Manager to head up their Manchester based finance team. This a key role within my client’s business; this will be a hands-on role managing a team responsible for end to end processing.
Reporting into the Financial Controller and managing a team of 4, the Accounting Manager is responsible for the supervision of timely, accurate, compliant delivery of accounting close (5 day month end close) for the EMEA region in accordance with IFRS &/ US GAAP requirements.
A significant focus of the role is to ensure month end, quarter-end and year-end processes are executed to a high degree of accuracy meeting tight reporting deadlines. You would also be managing a team of accounting professionals to deliver balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis for the EMEA countries. You would drive standards and adherences of balance sheet controls to reduce financial exposures. During month end, you will be working closely with the FP&A team, ensuring P&L trend variances are sufficiently explained.
You would continuously drive improvements to internal processes and controls within the wider EMEA region, particularly around Accounting SOX controls. A further focus area is to build a good working relationship with key stakeholders in the business, in order to improve overall knowledge, thereby increasing the level of understanding and questioning.
You are responsible for internal and external audit fieldwork and the subsequent resolution of any audit issues. It should be noted that tight reporting deadlines would often require a degree of flexibility regarding working hours, particularly around month end, quarter end and year-end.
- Experience of working in a large multinational company (desirable), with solid knowledge of end to end processes (essential)
- Experience of managing team within periods of substantial change
- Experience of leading continuous improvement projects
- Qualified CIMA / ACCA or equivalent
- Excel skills (including vlookups and pivot tables)
This is a fantastic opportunity that would suit an individual who is ambitious and that enjoys working with autonomy. In return for hard work my client offers great benefits and on site parking along with flexible working hours. To be considered for this role please forward your CV for immediate consideration.