Group Finance Manager

Michael Page
Hampshire, Basingstoke / Reading, Berkshire / Berkshire, Newbury
£60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
02 Jan 2023
30 Jan 2023
JN -112022-5836143
Josh MacDonnell
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

The Group Finance Manager is responsible for preparing the group's monthly management reporting, providing critical support to the Group Financial Controller and developing the Group Assistant Accountant.

Client Details

A Blue Chip, multinational Technology company with a fantastic reputation for being an employer of choice.


  • Produce the consolidated month end reporting and analysis.
  • Produce statutory accounts for 4 UK holding and 1 UK trading companies and ensure auditor sign off within group deadlines.
  • Oversee accounting for two companies in Sweden (monthly reporting, statutory accounts and regular transactions).
  • Ensure monthly timetable is adhered to and deadlines are achieved.
  • Identify and implement improvements to existing reporting processes.
  • Assess group accounting for specific transactions and ensure compliance with IFRS.
  • Review of entity results to ensure good understanding of movements.
  • Upload and review of results for French group and calculation of associated acquisition accounting entries.
  • Establish, and update as necessary, accounting policies.
  • Act as a source of technical guidance to regional Finance Directors and their staff.
  • Support the Group Financial Controller to ensure quarterly and annual audits run smoothly and no audit adjustments are required.
  • Act as a key contact for Group Finance colleagues in Japan.
  • Involvement in budget & forecast processes including: Intercompany sales, group consolidation and balance sheet/cash flow preparation.
  • Assistance in ongoing support for consolidation tool (Tagetik).
  • Manage and develop one direct report (Group Assistant Accountant).
  • Ad hoc projects.


ACA or other recognized professional qualification
IFRS Reporting
Fair Value
Time spent working for mid to large tier accounting firm
Experience of working in a pressured environment
Ability to interact at senior management and Board level
Strong systems/process background; knowledge of Tagetik would be highly favored
English speaker; Japanese and French language skills would be a bonus but are not required
Analytical Skills
Technical Capability
Organisational Skills
Leadership & Motivation Skills
Communication, Team-working & Interpersonal Skills
Business Awareness

Job Offer

£60,000 - £70,000 PA




2 days per week Hybrid.

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