Posted on: 19/05/2017
Job type: Temporary/Contract
Sector: FMCG
 
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Reporting through to the Finance Director, this Temporary contract sits with Head Office. The role will see you take full responsibility for Group Consolidations, Statutory Reporting and monitoring of financial and regulatory compliance.

The Role

Reporting to the Finance Director, you will play a key role in driving continuous development of the finance function towards PLC control and reporting standards This role will also oversee and mange one direct report.

* Preparation of group consolidation and subsidiary financial statements
* End-to-end coordination of the delivery of the Annual Report
* Main point of contact for External Auditors and responsible for coordinating the interim and year-end audits
* Liaison with professional tax advisors to ensure that returns are accurate and filed on time
* Submission of VAT returns
* Review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, identifying risks and driving resolution
* Loan covenant compliance and reporting
* Review of contracts across the organisation, commenting on accounting and regulatory implications
* Assist with treasury management including the review of hedging requirements and cash forecasts
* Contribute to the continuous improvement of the control environment, driving the implementation of recommendations from Internal and External Auditors
* Maintenance of financial policies, ensuring that they reflect the latest accounting and regulatory requirements
* Work with teams to enhance existing "out of the box" reports
* Maintain Chart of accounts, reporting frameworks across Finance and HCM modules



Key Requirements:

* ACA/ACCA Qualified within Practice plus Commercial Experience
* Available at Short Notice
* Previous proven experience within a similar role
* Strong technical accounting skills including FRS102 (UKGAAP) & Tax
* The ability to build and develop strong relationships internally and externally with senior stakeholders and decision makers
* Possess excellent attention to detail
* Prior experience working as part of a management team
* Excellent communication skills
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On offer

* Opportunity to work in a highly motivated environment
* Potential Permanent opportunity
* West London/Surrey location
* Parking onsite and close to public transport

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Contact

Leigh Jones
+44 207 187 6331
Hudson
53-64 Chancery Lane
WC2A 1QS London
United Kingdom

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