Finance Manager Central London, United Kingdom Up to £56465

Finance Manager

Location: Central London, United Kingdom |
Salary: Up to £56465 |
Posted: 11 Nov 2021 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 210002ST

Role Requirements: 

Helping to build and maintain a strong financial control environment delivering a fit for purpose control environment to underpin quickly all SSUK&I financial accounting, reporting and risk management operations owning balance sheet reconciliation process – coordinating business finance teams to reconcile key balances quarterly and to comply with all Group and Regional processes liaising with Group and Region Finance teams on all reporting and accounting matters delivering efficient, timely and controlled month end and year end accounting processes – supporting all parts of the division to close in accordance with Group standards and timelines coordinating resolution of issues relating to MFCs and MEC standards coordinating resolution of issues relating to Group Internal Audit findings and recommendations

Enhanced financial reporting to articulate business financial performance more clearly. Owning the delivery of a comprehensive financial reporting suite that allows senior management to manage the division effectively and proactively owning all divisional reporting systems – ensuring complete and consistent reports meeting all Group and Region submission requirements (including BPC input and CXO reconciliations)

Smooth external reporting and audit - assisting the FC and business finance teams with the external audit – providing information and close liaison with the external auditors coordinating the production and sign-off of stat accounts to Group deadlines – ensuring overdue stats are produced, audited and filed

Owning business planning - owning the Business Plan, budget and forecast processes; supporting the Exec of SSUK&I to set challenging but achievable financial targets coordinating smooth processes; setting realistic timetables to meet Regional reporting obligations, providing relevant and consistent financial information, arranging management reviews and ensuring approved plans are appropriately submitted and available in BPC for financial reporting ensuring that the division uses accurate and consistent financial benchmarks

Personal characteristics:

Inquisitive mindset to be able to understand quickly the underlying economic drivers of the various SSSUK&I businesses

Able to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels in the organisation

Intellectually robust and able to manage competing priorities effectively

Energetic, with the potential to progress to more senior Finance roles


Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA)

2 years’ PQ Financial Accounting experience

Proficiency with Financial Accounting and Reporting systems

Wide experience of month end close processes and the production of financial plans

Multi-site, business to business experience preferred


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