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Senior Finance Manager

  • Location Epsom
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH109513
  • Salary £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus
  • Specialisation Accountancy and Finance
  • Posted February 10, 2021

Investigo are partnering a Global FMCG Company near Epsom, to recruit a Senior Finance Manager.

The role is to manage a team of Finance Managers and indirectly Trainee Accountants to deliver monthly financials, take ownership of ensuring financial compliance, maintenance of a strong control environment and continuous process improvements.

You will also be an active member of the Financial Controls team to identify opportunities for working more effectively across the wider team; including the implementation of consistent processes and procedures across entities.

Team management

  • Managing a team of four Finance Managers and their trainee accountants. Ensuring resource is best used across the team and supporting development needs when required.

Process improvements and resource optimisation

  • Promote a culture of analysis and self-review within the team.
  • Proactively contribute to existing and future projects, in particular the SAP implementation project.
  • Work together with a wider Finance team to establish and roll out better accounting processes and de-risking existing activities.


  • Accurate and timely completion of month end activities across all entities. Ensuring all team members take responsibility for their role in month end.
  • Reviewing journals and workings/calculations prepared by team members and the wider finance team, ensuring there is sufficient and adequate supporting documentation. Including high level overview of all journals posted.
  • Compiling month end results summaries by entity and interrogating accuracy prior to close.

Balance Sheet reconciliations

  • Ensuring monthly Balance Sheet reconciliation files are complete and accurate for all entities.
  • Ensuring that any risks are understood and Finance Managers actively follow up on the 'health' of accounts using commercial context as appropriate.

Finally fully responsible for overseeing, Inter-company, External audit, tax, VAT and SOX compliance.

We are looking for the following:

  • Fully qualified ACA / ACCA accountant with current knowledge of IFRS/ UK GAAP.
  • External or internal audit experience.
  • Previous team management experience is essential.
  • Great attention to detail, logical and reasoned approach to problem solving with a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the organisation.