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Finance Manager - Global Compliance

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Finance
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

We are looking for someone to join our finance team to project manage global statutory accounts compliance, along with performing management accounting tasks. This role will have responsibility for communicating key financial matters to statutory directors across a growing number of jurisdictions.

Accountabilities

Planning and governance:
  • Plan the year end timetable through to the signing of the local statutory accounts and tax returns. This includes:
o Liaising with group and local auditors to organise their time and requests into the timetableo Working with the outsourcer to design the online workflow to ensure tasks are mapped out to deliver to the deadlineso Liaising with the Dyson financial shared service centre and ensuring their teams are prepared for the audit and accounts processo Communicating the plan to key stakeholders and company directors
  • Collating and monitoring feedback to achieve efficiencies in future years
  • Plan, arrange and lead the internal steering committee meetings including capturing actions
Managing the ongoing engagement:
  • Assist financial shared service centre with audit and outsourcer queries as required
  • Project managing the scope of the engagement and ensure all tasks are being upheld by the outsourcer and items are delivered on time
  • Adapt, re-plan and manage any changes to the timeline 
  • Liaise with global outsourcer with any scope changes to the contracts and manage overall fees on an ongoing basis. Perform the intercompany recharges of fees
  • Manage the signing process; liaise with UK and local Directors, local auditors, local outsourcer and receive company secretarial guidance from the outsourcer’s central team
Other tasks:
  • Contribute to accounting, system and compliance finance projects as required
  • Update and advise on internal accounting policies
  • Perform some management and statutory month and year end finance tasks
  • Feed information into board packs which are presented to the executive board

Skills

Essential:
  • Strong project management skills
  • Qualified accountant with statutory experience from a practice background
  • 1 years+ PQE
  • Strong organisation and project management skills
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and manage a number of concurrent deadlines
  • Strong character with the ability to lead, drive change and determine the most appropriate way forward 
  • Confident and able to have some difficult conversations and deliver difficult messages to Director level 
  • Understand what is involved in the preparation of Financial Statements and tax returns and how the signing process works
Desirable:
  • Experience of working in an international group environment
  • Awareness of corporate tax issues

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines