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Group Finance Manager

AW11120

£80k - £90k per annum

Central London - Hybrid

Permanent

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The Opportunity:

Finatal is working with a consumer goods company. They have a proven track record of consistent sales and EBITDA growth. With £87M t/o and £11m EBITDA currently, they are operating on about 50% recurring revenue. Backed by leading institutional investors, they are expanding internationally through a dynamic buy-and-build strategy across EMEA.

This is a varied role, assisting in leading multiple aspects of the Group finance function, with a broad remit encompassing reporting, business partnering and statutory responsibility. This role will assist in delivering month-end and year-end reporting; the audit and statutory accounts process; and will play an active role in helping to drive process improvements and efficiency gains.

Responsibilities:

· Play a leading role in producing consolidated results within deadlines.

· Assisting in the delivery of the Board pack presentation including writing analytical commentary and providing insight.

· Key month end responsibility, including:

· Monthly P&L variance analysis versus comparatives and budgets with a focus on Sales to GP

· Review of product profitability and margin reporting

· Departmental business review packs and reporting

· Assisting in preparation of draft results

· Responsibility for submission of UK results into parent group consolidation system

· Play a leading role in reporting to ultimate parent group

· Assisting the group audit ensuring all group wide deliverables are produced within the timeframe and being a key point of contact for the auditors

· Assist in the compilation of statutory accounts ensuring filing within appropriate deadlines.

· Help to establish, maintain and continuously improve effective internal controls and financial policies and procedures for the group, ensuring adherence to the group’s governance and risk management frameworks.

· Business partnering and P&L review with heads of departments

Requirements:

· ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification.

· Excellent Excel skills.

· Knowledge of Business Central ERP solution, with Cognos, Sage and Xero being desirable.

· Strong quantitative orientation, as evidenced by academic background or prior quantitative work experience.

· Strong attention to detail with high personal standards for accuracy and quality of work.

· Self-motivated, proactive and curious disposition, with a natural tendency toward investigating. information that seems interesting or anomalous.

· Able to adapt to a fast moving environment.

· Excellent communication skills, communicating with all levels of seniority within the business.

· Previous experience in audit desirable.