Financial Accounting Manager

Coventry, West Midlands
£65,000 - £100,000 p.a.
12 Nov 2020
10 Dec 2020
Job Title
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Accounting Manager | Coventry , West Midlands |  £65,000 - £100,000 p.a.


The Manufacturing Technology Centre is a UK success story - created to provide manufacturing systems solutions in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions. Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit they are seeking a Financial Accounting Manager. The purpose of the role is to provide leadership to the shared services accounting team and prepare all financial accounting and external/statutory reporting requirements for the MTC Group.

Benefits: The MTC lead the way with a superb suite of benefits including; 33 days holiday, flexible working, Smart Holiday system, Life Assurance, Payment of professional subscriptions, Plus many others.

The Role

The Financial Accounting Manager will oversee, and be involved with, the daily transactional work of the shared services finance team including, but not limited to, inputting journals, reconciliations and preparing financial reports.

The role encompasses:

  • Liaison with project accounting and management reporting teams to ensure that periodic transactions are correct and updated in addition to developing the system processes and to ensure increased financial control and operational efficiency.
  • Ensuring record keeping and reporting is compliant with all FRS102 financial accounting requirements and preparation of statutory statements, financial reporting and other external reports as required.
  • Managing the month-end timetable to ensure efficient and timely processing, reporting of month-end results and liaising with external auditors with ownership of the interim and year-end audit process/plan of work.
  • Management and support for the shared services financial accounting team and maintaining the development plans for the team.
  • Responsible for working capital and treasury management including FX exposures, daily banking management, cash flow forecasting for the group, bank deposits, intercompany reconciliations, corporation tax planning within subsidiaries, ownership of the R&D tax credit process and balance sheet reporting and ownership of the balance sheet.

The Person

The successful candidate will be a proven Accounting Manager with high level of personal standards and the adeptness to work hands on when required, and the aptitude to operate with Cx level colleagues. The role successful person will possess the following attributes:

  • A qualified accountant with a minimum of ten years post-qualification experience and ideally a degree-level Accountant (ACA or ACCA).
  • You will possess leadership experience of a transactional finance team, be self-motivated, able to work independently and with teams and be deadline orientated.
  • The Financial Account Manager will be well versed within tax planning and VAT reporting, statutory accounts preparation, consolidations, treasury management and forecasting and consolidations.
  • You will be a self-starter with hands-on skills accounting and experience in all aspects of financial reporting and control, along with grounded management and coaching skills with a good understanding of accounting and reporting best practice.
  • Experience within leading process change and functional modernisation by applying a flexible and supportive approach to ensure that daily and month-end transactional services provided to MTC Group entities are timely, accurate and appropriate.
  • You will be conversant with annual statutory accounts preparation for all entities and be highly experienced in tax compliance, in conjunction with external advisors.

To apply for the Financial Accounting Manager position please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.