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Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens & Bonus
REF: CG1007CFM_1594396989
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a global market leader in its specialist field, is looking to source a talented and credible Finance Manager to join its high performing team. You'll be responsible for leading a team of accountants and ensuring the accuracy and reliability of all financial information produced. Communication and personality will also be crucial in managing the client relationship, as you will be the main point of contact.

Key duties include:
* Overseeing month end and year end close activities, from balance sheet and cash reconciliations to financial statement preparation
* Ensuring accurate preparation of accounting statements and reports
* Overseeing VAT compliance, corporate tax returns etc.
* Implementing and leading client activity team meetings
* Reviewing processes and ensuring there is a high level of service quality through training, knowledge sharing and mentoring junior staff
* Collating team metrics
* Supporting Senior Management in any changes in initiatives
* Ad hoc projects
* Acting as the first point of escalation for client issues or technical matters
* Supporting Senior Manager with employee engagement plans, ensuring there is a collaborative and supportive team environment
* Taking part in the performance review process

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA Qualified
* Proven track record in a similar client facing role, as well as leading others
* Proactive and positive approach to problem solving
* Excellent written and verbal communication
* Analytical mind set with ability to build on existing ideas and processes
* Strong organisational skills, can priorities and deliver to strict deadlines

This is an exciting opportunity for a technically strong, astute and confident individual, to join a fantastic business with a stellar reputation for quality of service, as well as a progressive and fast-paced international environment.

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