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Finance Manager (SAP, Finance, IFRS) (Permanent)

Location: Leeds Country: UK Rate: £350 - £400 per Day

Finance Manager (SAP, Finance, IFRS)

A leading IT solutions provider in the UK are looking to hire a talented Finance Manager (SAP, Finance, IFRS) to join an established team in Leeds. The Finance Manager (SAP, Finance, IFRS) - is responsible for overseeing the review of legal entity balance sheets, analysing legal entities by profit centre and providing transparency of statutory accounts to Finance Directors and auditors.

Responsibilities for the Finance Manager (SAP, Finance, IFRS):

  • Support the preparation of balance sheets for legal entities (production primarily centralised through a shared service in India)
  • Review data migrated to S4 Hana to identify impairment risks
  • Ensure balances are assigned to correct business owner considering items of highest risk (CFA's, accrued income, deferred income) and transactions not assigned a cost centre
  • Review of unallocated balances, prepare commentary on variance year on year and back up evidence prior to posting of journals for statutory account production
  • Analysis of legal entities by profit centre, providing transparency to Finance Directors and auditors (including provision of PBC)
  • Supporting the definition and implementation of proper controls and systems to ensure maintenance of Balance Sheet and compliance with UK and IFRS accounting standards
  • Quarterly analytical review of legal entities with Finance Directors to ensure subsidiary ownership and comfort with numbers
  • Act as primary contact between auditors and divisional finance directors in supporting the audits of legal entities
  • Deliver statutory account process improvement, develop an improved more transparent process including process re-design of the statutory accounting process to benefit from the Smarter Faster Finance design

Essential experience for the Finance Manager (SAP, Finance, IFRS):

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA)
  • Previous experience as an internal auditor having delivered financial audits a major client
  • Up to-date knowledge of IFRS accounting standards and experience preparing UK statutory accounts under IFRS
  • Strong understanding of finance process, risks and controls
  • Experienced in identifying key finance risks
  • Strong knowledge and experience of General Ledger accounting, including balance sheet reconciliations
  • Proven ability to plan and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate issues and solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interaction with senior members of the Group, divisional teams and auditors
  • Ability to work well under pressure and effectively handle multiple and concurrent demands
  • Previous experience in managing and developing a team

To apply for the Finance Manager (SAP, Finance, IFRS) please press the apply buitton.

Posted Date: 17 Jul 2019 Reference: JS-BBBH643 Employment Agency: Ampersand Consulting Contact: Ellis Jolly