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Group Finance Manager (PLC/Big 4 Experience Required)

Job Title: Group Finance Manager (PLC/Big 4 Experience Required)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 30% Bonus, Excellent Bens
REF: CG130418GF_1523632758
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a highly sought of after employer of choice and market leading FTSE 100, is looking to source a confidence, engaging and technically strong finance professional to join the talented Group Finance function. This role will have great exposure to senior leadership team, partnering with multiple house hold brand names across the business to provide exceptional accounting expertise.

This will be a fantastic springboard to further your career in a fast-paced, consumer led environment in which you will have access to plenty of exciting internal development opportunities in 18 months - 2 years' time.

Main duties include:
* Production and delivery of Group financial statements at both half and full year, ensuring Board of Director meet legal requirements
* 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, utilising your existing expertise to support the Group and brand finance teams
* Act as key contact for Group external audit team, ensuring delivering of relevant evidence to support Group financial statements
* Ownership for preparation of subsidiary statutory accounts to ensure complete compliance
* Involvement in ad hoc projects and continuous improvement initiatives providing a wide variety of challenges and experience

Skill and experience required:
* Fully qualified ACA/ACCA with 2 + years PQE
* Experience gleaned from Big 4 or a large PLC environment
* Acute intelligence, natural numeracy and business acumen
* Ability to interpret and apply accounting standards to provide expert technical accounting advice to a range of stakeholders and those with significantly less technical knowledge
* A proven track record detailing and understanding IFRS and UKGAAP
* Best in class analytical skills coupled with a personable, affable character
* Strong relationships builder and ability to engage with and influence stakeholders

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a career-minded, savvy and credible senior finance professional, to join an organisation known for retaining and rewarded top talent, all the while creating a transparent, enjoyable environment with an emphasis on work-life balance.

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