Permanent
Coventry
Posted 1 month ago

We are looking to recruit a Group Finance Manager for our dynamic client who have excelled over the last 20 years. The market our client serves in the UK is worth at least £2 billion and that is before they look overseas, so the potential for further rapid growth is huge.  In recent years they have been awarded ‘Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Midlands’ and ‘The Sunday Times Track 100 Fastest Profit Growth in the UK’.

Our client’s growth has consistently been the best in their sector, and they have by far and away the strongest balance sheet of any of their competitors.

As Group Finance Manager, you will be responsible for the Finance team of 7 and will report to the Group Finance Director.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Leading and developing the finance team
  • Responsibility for the financial reporting for the Group as a whole
  • Statutory accounts and liaising with the auditors
  • Monthly management accounts for all operational divisions of the group
  • Responsible for the accounts payable ledger which processes all invoices presented to the group
  • Cash and treasury functions for all cash receipts and payments including foreign payments
  • Invoice Finance controls and reporting
  • Monthly payroll integration into the general ledger and associated reporting
  • Taxation which is supported by the group’s accountants and tax advisors
  • Other reporting requirements for a group of our size
  • Preparing financial budgets for 25+ operational divisions
  • Support & liaise with divisional managers regarding their management accounts
  • Process improvements especially in relation to the new ERP system

Requirements

  • Team management experience
  • Experience in preparing management accounts
  • High numeric and strong analytical skills
  • Confident in reporting & commercial acumen
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent people skills and an ability to develop a team
  • Skilled in Excel and data manipulation
  • Good understanding of taxation
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work to deadlines
  • Good organisational skills and multi-tasking ability

Qualifications:

Recognised qualifications in Finance and Accounting

Job Features

Job Category

Finance

Salary

£70k - £80k doe plus an excellent benefits package

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