Financial Accounting Manager

Michael Page
Kent, Thanet
£55000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
15 May 2024
12 Jun 2024
JN -042024-6384758
Paul Urquhart
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Excellent opportunity to join a well known and growing East Kent based business as Financial Accounting Manager. The role reports to the Finance Director and is responsible for statutory reporting and taxation compliance, group reporting, and consolidation for a number of group companies.

Client Details

My client is a well known business in East Kent. They are a significant business in their own right with a turnover of c£150M, and multiple sites. They are part of a wider, international group which also need an elevated level of reporting requirements, hence the creation of this new role.


The Financial Accounting Manager will report to the Finance Director and will play a key role in successful financial operation of the business, and your remit will extend to include statutory reporting and taxation compliance, group reporting, treasury management, as well as the consolidation process.

More specific responsibilities include:

* Month-end and year-end reporting (preparation and group reporting).

* Manage the monthly consolidation process including intercompany reconciliations.

* Preparing year end statutory accounts, and supporting the Financial Controller in the audit process.

* Statutory tax reporting including corporation tax, VAT, payroll taxes, duty etc.

* Annual Corporation tax computations with support from external parties.

* Manage the site R&D Expenditure Claims process.

* Treasury management including cash flow forecasting, cash deposits and foreign currency exposure.


The ideal candidate for this Financial Accounting Manager should have experience in a similar role and be formally qualified - most likely ACA or ACCA.

You should also have advanced Excel skills (to Pivot Table, Power Query and xlookup level), a strong technical knowledge of UK tax and statutory reporting requirements, and experience of reporting under UK GAAP (FRS102).

This role is based in the offices in East Kent (Thanet area) 5 days per week.

Job Offer

The Financial Accounting Manager role will offer:

  • Base salary of up to £70,000
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Bonus potential of 10%
  • 28 days + bank holidays

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