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Group Finance Manager

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Our client is seeking a Group Finance Manager to join their dynamic finance team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to take ownership of reporting models, consolidate monthly UK results, and lead the monthly forecast process. This role is perfect for a newly qualified accountant who is looking to step up or a QBE candidate with experience in a similar role, who is looking to challenge current processes and suggest improved and streamlined methods.

  • Ownership of reporting models used by brands for submissions
  • Consolidation of monthly UK results to Group
  • Lead the monthly forecast process

What you'll do:

As a Group Finance Manager, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the Group Reporting function. You will be responsible for developing all reporting packs and consolidating monthly UK results. Your role will involve producing holding company accounts along with processing consolidation adjustments. You will also lead the monthly forecast process, ensuring timely submission in line with group timetables. Additionally, you will work closely with brands to ensure budget/mid-term plans are consolidated and submitted on time.

  • Assist with internal and external financial reporting requirements
  • Produce Holding Company Accounts and Group consolidation adjustments in line with IFRS
  • Prepare monthly Forecast Pack and submit it to Group within set timelines
  • Work collaboratively with brands to ensure Budget/Mid Term Plan (MTP) is consolidated and submitted on time
  • Produce and submit Quarterly Reporting Pack to Group within set timelines
  • Execute consolidation of Monthly UK Results to Group, liaising with wider Finance team to resolve any queries
  • Lead the monthly forecast process, ensuring the UK’s forecast is submitted in line with the Group timetable

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Group Finance Manager position is a newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) and looking to step into a more senior position. Alternatively, if you have experience in a previous role you may also be considered. You should have proven ability to understand and engage with key stakeholders – both internal and external. Experience of dealing with international group colleagues would be an advantage. You should display an ability to challenge current processes and historic ways of working, and demonstrate a capacity to suggest improved and streamlined processes.

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • At least 2-3 years experience in a similar role
  • Experience of building financial models for a service organisation
  • Experience of working within a Group structure and liaising and co-ordinating reporting across multiple subsidiaries/locations
  • Advanced Excel skills – must have experience working with and analysing large data sets
  • Experience of interrogating and operating with an ERP system (Sage X3 or similar)

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading player in the tourism industry, offering an inclusive and supportive work environment. They are committed to fostering a culture of continuous learning and development, providing ample opportunities for career progression. Their flexible working policy allows employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance, while their commitment to diversity and inclusion ensures a respectful and collaborative workspace.

What's next:

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Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Newly Qualified Accountant

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: £42,500 - £45,000 per annum + fantastic benefits

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Preston

Job Reference: 3GOSG1-A8141448

Date posted: 24 June 2024

Consultant: Jake Bain

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