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Finance Reporting and Control Manager

  • Location: Merseyside
  • Salary: Up to £55000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: BI, Big Data & Analytics

Finance Reporting and Control Manager

Purpose:

Management of the accounting, audit, financial control, transaction and treasury processes for the key business unit.

The role aims to deliver strong day to day financial systems, procedures, controls and reporting to support the business, and the role holder needs to be at a level of development and maturity to be able to lead and manage a team whilst also delivering quality output themselves. You will have the scope to directly influence resource requirements and the shape of where they work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce management accounts and other reporting for the client and the Italy & support services business unit.
  • Run the month end close timetable, making changes where possible to streamline and improve process and control.
  • Oversee day-to-day transaction processing and accounting for all companies within scope to ensure compliance with internal policies, relevant GAAP and any regulatory requirements.
  • Accountability for balance sheet control (including risk assessment) as part of the month end close process.Development and maintenance of policies and procedures for intra-group balance reporting and control.
  • Lead-on and manage the external audit process and produce the group and subsidiary year end stat accounts.
  • Day to day cash management, bank account operation, and another treasury activity.
  • Management accounting lead for a number of cost centre.
  • Provide support to the business and the Commercial finance team on appropriate accounting treatments.
  • Management, control and development of finance IT systems, along with support to the business.
  • Assist the Financial Controller with ad-hoc projects and other stakeholder requests.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Industry experience from either a group or subsidiary role.
  • Have a "hands on approach" but also be able to stand back, identify what needs to be done and formulate a plan to get it done.
  • Demonstrable experience to lead, manage and develop a team of high-quality staff.
  • Self-starter with a desire to work hard and drive through change where needed.
  • Organised approach to work with ability to manage a wide variety of outputs and deliver against continual tight deadlines.
  • Have a track record of being able to spot and solve problems with pragmatic solutions.
  • Good understanding of commercial and financial risk, financial processes and how to operate a strong internal control environment.
  • Solid communication and relationship building skills at all levels within the business.
  • Good technical accounting skills, and the ability to research and conclude on accounting treatments where necessary.

Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Speaks, reads and writes Italian.
  • Up to date knowledge of GAAP
  • Understanding of accounting in a multi-currency environment
  • Experience of Caseware or other accounts preparation/consolidation software.
  • Experience of Infor Sunsystems ("SUN")
  • Interest in sports and betting is useful

Key Relationships (internal & external):

  • Country Finance Manager and overseas finance teams.
  • In-house tax manager
  • Commercial Finance team
  • Department budget holders
  • Auditors

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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