Interim Group Finance Manager - International Technology Firm

Recruiter
Location
West End
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
27 Jul 2017
Closes
24 Aug 2017
Ref
13830584/001
Contact
Kerim Wiltshire
Industry
Accountancy
Job Function
Finance Manager
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Interim or Contract

Our client is looking for an Interim Group Finance Manager to join their growing international Sports Technology business while a member of the team is away on maternity leave.

The role provides an exciting opportunity to get involved in all elements of the finance function including reporting, consolidations, treasury, tax, FP&A and some interesting ad hoc projects.

Client Details

Based in the West End of London, the client is an established multi-national SME operating in the sports technology space. They're currently undergoing some exciting projects and are looking for a hard working Chartered Accountant to join the team and drive the business forward.

Description

The Interim Group Finance Manager position will be assisting the Group Financial Controller and the CFO with a range of tasks but the main responsibilities will include:

  • Hedging & Treasury Management - (buying/selling currencies, liaising with banks/brokers).
  • Monthly Reporting (Consolidating the monthly management packs and producing the board pack for the group).
  • Producing year end statutory accounts for each of the entities and then consolidating to group level before producing the statutory accounts for the group.
  • Liaising with auditors.
  • Working with the Group Financial Controller to prepare the Group Budgets and forecasts/re-forecasts.
  • Assist in the Head Office Accounting.
  • Help with the implementation of a new ERP system and work with the team to ensure a smooth post-implementation period.
  • Liaise with external Tax Consultants on tax related issues.
  • Profile

    The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

    Requirements:

    • Full Chartered Accountancy qualification.
    • Familiar with a Group environment and the monthly/yearly consolidation process.
    • Has been in a similar Group Finance Manager / Financial Controller position previously.
    • Experience in foreign exchange / treasury / buying & selling currencies.
    • Comfortable with reporting to, and working with, senior stakeholders.

    Beneficial:

    • Experience with tax and confident in addressing complex tax issues.
    • Familiar with the monthly management accounting process with practical knowledge of how to prepare board packs with analysis and commentary.
    • Has directly/indirectly managed staff previously.
    • Has previously worked in the Sports/Technology industry.

    Job Offer

    This position offers a competitive day rate.