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Group Finance Manager (FTSE 100)

Job Title: Group Finance Manager (FTSE 100)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 30% Bonus, Excellent Bens
REF: CG0604GFM_1523032031
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Our client, one of the UKs leading FTSE listed businesses with a fantastic reputation for culture and professional development, is looking to source a top calibre Group Finance Manager to provide exceptional technical accounting expertise across a number of house hold brands.

As a key part of this fast-paced, highly visible team, you will ensure compliance with external financial reporting requirements, driving continuous improvement and liaise effectively with the senior leadership team.

Main duties include:
* Hand on production and delivery of the Group financial statements, ensuring Board of Directors meet their legal requirements in relation to financial reporting disclosures
* Ownership and development of the Group accounting policies manual, including leading on projects to determine the impact of new and amended accounting standards
* Providing best in class technical advice to support the group and brand finance teams
* Acting as key point of contact for external audit team
* Ownership for preparation of subsidiary statutory accounts
* Involvement in ad hoc projects and continuous improvement initiatives, providing a wide variety of challenges and experience

Key skills and experience required:
* ACA or ACCA with 2 - 5 years PQE
* Strong academic record including at least a 2:1 from a well-regarded institution
* The ability to interpret and apply accounting standards and provide expert advice to a range of stakeholders
* Detailed understanding of UKGAAP and IFRS
* Capable, analytical mind combined with a personable and engaging character to ensure strong relationships are built in the business
* Ambitious, dedicated and self-motivated

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a career-minded, technically strong accounting professional to join a business known for rewarding and retaining top talent. You will benefit from a fun, vibrant and fast paced working environment, with lots of emphasis on achieving personal goals and developing new skills wherever possible.

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