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Finance Manager (Global Brand)

Job Title: Finance Manager (Global Brand)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
REF: CG0503FM_1551809691
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a global market leader with a fantastic reputations for customer loyalty, is looking to source a talented Finance Manager to join its impressive team. You will be responsible for inspiring and leading a team of 1 direct and 3 indirect reports and ensuring your team continue to perform at the highest standard.

You will play a significant part in developing and implementing cash strategy for the UK business and you will be required to work closely with and advise the Senior Management Team on your specialist area. You will be encouraged to support a successful change management programme and come up with innovative new ways to work as efficiently and effective as possible.

Main duties include:
* Establish strategy, goals, key initiatives and priorities for the function
* Maintain and revise all controls documentation and implement processes to support compliance testing
* Serve as liaison for maintaining client relationships
* Oversee all monthly closing activities and month end reporting, review balance sheet reconciliations and bad debt calculations
* Review and monitor various calculations and reconciliations that the team are responsible for
* Perform regular spot-checks for compliance
* Prepare fee reconciliations monthly and yearly
* Provide guidance on all journal entries made based on AR reporting

The successful candidate must have the proven ability to work on their own initiative and thrive in a fast paced environment. You should have a strong technical background and be comfortable with SOX/general compliance and controls. You will consider yourself to be a highly motivated, team player, with natural leadership skills and the ability to develop others in line with their individual strengths and weaknesses.

Aside from a clear Accounting skill set, you must demonstrate a confident and credible demeanour; capable of building relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, which are pivotal to succeeding in the role.

This is an exciting opportunity for a diligent, confident and ambitious individual to join a global organisation that can provide constant reward and challenge. You will have a plethora of future roles to progress into, across the full finance spectrum, giving you the chance to stay engaged and achieve your own professional goals.

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