Corporate Finance Manager

80000.00 - 90000.00 GBP Annual + GBP80000 - GBP90000/annum plus package
28 Sep 2017
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading retail business is looking to recruit a senior Corporate Finance Manager to join their London head office.

This is a newly created role aimed at an experienced Corporate Finance professional from a Big 4 or Top 10 background, looking to advance their career with a leading industry name.

The role will manage the financial aspects of corporate transactions impacting on the UK and European business (including acquisitions, disposals, restructuring and financing) as well as overall responsibility for ensuring compliance with statutory and non-statutory financial reporting obligations.

Key responsibilities:

- Working closely with the Head of Corporate Finance to further develop strategy in relation to corporate transactions and group structuring.
- Coordinating the Corporate Finance departments response to all corporate transactions including working closely with tax and legal teams (in-house, as well as external advisers)
- Management of deliverables arising from corporate finance transactions in relation to any acquisitions, disposals, group reorganisations or refinancing;
- Liaising with the Strategic Planning & Analysis team to ensure that the financial impact of any proposed corporate finance transactions are appropriately reflected in the Groups Budget and Long Term Forecast;
- Through management responsibility for the Financial Reporting team, ensure the UK and European business complies with all statutory and non-statutory reporting requirements, including on-time filing of accounts
- Manage the groups response to changes in accounting standards by producing technical position papers with the support of the Financial Reporting Manager
- Provide ad hoc support to the Head of Corporate Finance as required

Experience required:

- ACA qualified accountant with a strong accounting background, including significant financial reporting experience
- Corporate Finance / transactional experience, preferably with a Big 4 firm
- Demonstrated ability to manage a team and deliver significant projects
- Strong analytical and planning skills
- Strong communicator, demonstrating high quality written and verbal skills, with the ability to build relationships inside and outside of the business
- Ability to work independently and use initiative