Finance Manager

Recruiter
Reed Finance
Location
Hatfield
Salary
35000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A prestigious global organisation are looking for a Finance Manager with a background in OPEX (operational expenditure). This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking global business. Key duties:• Responsibility for the accurate recording of all operating expenses for each of the entities in a timely and accurate manner ensuring adherence to the month-end timetable• Ensuring month-end review and reporting supports the close process • Providing support to external outsource provider of back office general accounting processes to obtain answers for exceptions that arise within the process• Provide support service on all operating expense related activities. This will include journal preparation, review of processes, ad-hoc requests to review positions, month-end and year-end reporting • Support the OPEX Controller in resolving queries relating to operating expense related queries• Review and analysis to support the Tax Department for VAT purposes• Ownership of the OPEX processes and results, including balance sheet reconciliation• Ensure month end reconciliations are completed timely and accurately; reconciling items are appropriately investigated and actioned • Identify and suggest process improvements that generate efficiencies or strengthen our controls• Provide direct input into various ad-hoc projects that require understanding and fixing control issues that arise; thereby developing strong analytical and deduction skills• Liaising with Internal and External audit to resolve any issues and queriesKey attributes:• Fluency in a second European Language in addition to English is preferred• Knowledge of the general accounting processes within a large business, preferably within a global organization• Good ERP/Accounting system skills - ability to utilise general functionality and keen to develop ability to extract raw data as required when working on adhoc projects• Good Microsoft Excel skills (Pivot tables; Filters; formulas)• Ability to work under own initiative• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines• Demonstrates a high level of ownership and accountabilityApplicants will be ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent qualified. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business