Permanent
Group Finance Manager
Commerce & Industry
Maidstone
£55,000 - £65,000

Group Finance Manager

Ref: 162| Posted: 27th May 2021

Owing to an internal move, a Group Finance Manager is required for this sizeable global business in Mid Kent.  Not only will the successful Group Finance Manager will co-ordinate the EMEA teams to deliver the reporting. 

The Group Finance Manager will also provide financial evaluation of strategic projects, help direct investment decisions, analyse profitability and costs, highlighting risk/opportunity.

Detailed duties of the Group Finance Manager include;

  • Co-ordinate annual budget and 5 year strategy information with in-country financial managers
  • Consolidate into regional budget for the annual financial, capital budget, cash flow budgets and 5 year plans
  • Preparation/review of detailed KPI reports, with commentary, on a monthly and quarterly basis on a company and a consolidated basis for management team and Board of Directors
  • Monthly financial accounts for EMEA, including Consolidated Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow and Capital Expenditure reports and compares with budgets inline with IFRS
  • Proper review of all year-end annual financial statements for presentation to the audit committee, various boards and shareholders
  • Ensure that statutory obligations are maintained
  • Monitor compliance to group accounting policies
  • Consolidation of year end reporting packs to present to the group finance for consolidation
  • Compile and control monthly capital expenditure against budgets for the Group and ensure compliance with various delegation frameworks
  • Report on weekly Sales and Cashflow for the group
  • General profitability and cost analysis by product, customer and region
  • Provide strategic support to both local CEOs and CFOs
  • Assist local financial teams with developing correct and efficient financial structures
  • Financial evaluation of strategic projects ensuring efficient capital allocation
  • Preparation/Review of capital requests and projects to ensure accurate feasibility studies and project reports

In order to apply, candidates for the Group Finance Manager role must demonstrate the following;

  • Formally qualified with recognised professional Accountancy Qualification of either ACA or ACCA
  • Experience of a group financial management role that has involved consolidating international entities for product based businesses
  • Confidence to lead and take ownership of the group reporting activities for the EMEA division

This is a highly diverse, dynamic and fast paced role within a market leading brand.  The nature of the business is very secure, and the pandemic hasn’t adversely affected them.

The Group Finance Manager will have a broad remit that will engage with stakeholders in different countries.