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Finance Manager - Technical

  • Location Hatfield
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH127300

If you are a technically minded Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA/CIMA) who has Experience in leading a team in a fast-paced global financial operations environment, and have a strong understanding of relevant regulatory environments such as IFRS 16, then I have the perfect role for you.

FTSE 100 organisation developing their own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites all over the world and engaging in exciting new business partnerships every day. The business has experienced tremendous growth and continues to grow rapidly across the globe. Only a 20-minute commute from London King's Cross, based in the home counties just North of London, this role offers massive potential for development and progression as part of a hugely successful business who have a fantastic reputation within finance.

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager (Consolidation & Central) the Finance Manager (technical) is a key role responsible for managing the BAU technical accounting on a day to day basis. This includes delivering the P&L and Balance Sheet accounting for Leases (IFRS 16), Reward, and Treasury as well as the preparation of Balance Sheet Account reconciliations for AP, AR, and Payroll. You will partner with the accounting leadership team, commercial accounting & reporting team, plus the broader finance team including Finance Business Partners, external reporting teams, FPA, Group Tax and treasury.

In this role, here are some of the things will be accountable for:

  • Leading a team of 4 to undertake ongoing and monthly accounting activities including processing journal
    entries, variance analysis to support the monthly closure of accounting books and records
  • Ensuring the team have prepared and reviewed Balance Sheet account reconciliations for relevant
    Reward, Lease and Treasury accounts to an excellent standard, providing commentary as required
  • Ensuring the team have prepared and reviewed Balance Sheet account reconciliations for relevant
    AP, AR and Payroll accounts to an excellent standard, providing commentary as required
  • Ensuring compliance with group accounting policy & practice
  • Play a leading role in coordinating year end activities for the team
  • The preparation of forecasts relating to IFRS 16 (Leases) interest and depreciation, Share Based
    Payment charges (IFRS 2) and Treasury Interest
  • Managing team over close / period end, delivering to the close calendar timelines
  • Support (team) development/documentation of functional reporting requirements for technical teams
  • Providing oversight; understand variances and proactively identify problems and opportunities to
    standardise, streamline and improve processes and accuracy
  • Providing commentary to Commercial and other Finance teams (management reporting) providing
    insight and enabling business decision making

As part of a fantastic team, the role offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including shares scheme options so you can be part of the success!