finance manager (maternity cover) in bedford

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job type
contract
salary
£ 60,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
bedford, east of england
job category
accountancy & finance
job type
contract
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 60,000 per year
experience
2 years pqe plus
reference number
MJ57220
phone
01707 378511
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job description

We are seeking an experienced Group Finance Manager for a 12 month maternity cover
contract that will develop good relationships with the business units to understand their systems, processes and business issues and to challenge the information they report to the Group to then be responsible for the preparation, presentation and development of the Group's consolidated financial information and statutory accounts.

Key responsibilities of the Group Finance Manager will include:

*Develop good relationships with the business units to understand their systems, processes and business issues and to challenge the information they report to the Group.
*Working with newly acquired subsidiaries to ensure their reporting is in line with group policy
*Assist in developing a world-class management reporting, planning and forecasting process.
*Provide analytical support to the Group Reporting Manager and the corporate team and provide real value through the provision of quality, timely and accurate information, highlighting issues and trends.
*Accounting systems upgrades
*Driving improvements in monthly reporting
*Technical IFRS analysis of group financial accounting issues and transactions
*Directly assist senior management at period ends, analysing divisional and Group monthly results.
*Preparation of annual group and subsidiary entity statutory accounts
*Support month end close process


The ideal Group Finance Manager will possess the following attributes/skills:

*ACA qualified accountant with (ACCA or CIMA considered)
*Strong technical accounting skills - UK GAAP and IFRS
*Excellent influencing skills
*Experience of group consolidations, either within role or as external auditor



If you are interested in the role of Group Finance Manager please do not hesitate to apply today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

skills

erp experience (sap, oracle, jde),financial accounting,,ifrs

qualification

acca,icaew - aca,icaew- fca

responsibilities

Group Reporting Team Management