Accounting Manager/ Finance Controller
ACCOUNTING MANAGER: COVENTRY: 6 MONTHS: £600-£650 PER DAY
An exciting position has arisen for an Accounting Manager to join the Financial Services Centre (FC) of the world's largest transportation company.
You will manage a team of 10 professionals within the European Finance Service Centre with responsibility for Europe's US GAAP accounting. This will include the management of all transactions, reconciliations & production of financial statements whilst ensuring compliance with local country GAAP and SOx.
You will advise Finance & Functional Management on the interpretation & application of corporate policy, resolution of accounting issues and on the substance of financial statements.
You will be responsible for a set of countries each with 3-4 entities. Due to a merger there are a number of transformation and alignment projects, so someone with sound technical ability who has also worked in a project environment would be beneficial.
Key duties include:
- The development & implementation of standardised processes, practices, systems & controls to secure goal achievement of the record to report cycle whilst providing on time, accurate & legal transactions & reporting.
- Develops, recommends & implements 'record to report' service level agreements with local country Finance departments that ensure the FSC correctly processes all transactions in the most cost effective & service oriented manner.
- Manages a Team who records, validates & reconciles high volume/value transactions within Europe (all Europe payrolls, expenses, fixed assets, duty & tax, revenue, accruals etc).
- Leads the Team in achieving a timely & accurate month-end close for Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet Accounts for all European legal entities.
In order to be considered for this role you will be a technically minded Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA) and have senior experience (Finance Controller level) within a large and complex organisation. Previous experience of US GAAP and SOx would also be beneficial.
If you're interested in this position, please apply to this advert as soon as possible.