You will manage & develop the Company's accounting function, provide financial planning information and provide business partnering support for this major global organisation
My client are a globally-renowned brand operating in the logistics and distribution sector.
To coordinate and review, on a timely basis, the preparation of management accounts and reports (with variance analysis) as required by management in accordance with agreed timetables.
Maintain ongoing control of cash flow and report on any potential shortfalls/surplus.
Preparation and review of annual and revised budgets and reporting of expenditure against those budgets.
To proactively support the formulation and development of systems and procedures to enhance the companies well-being.
Ensure that relevant returns (e.g. VAT returns) are completed in compliance with statutory requirements and submitted within the set time limits.
Preparation & measurement of departmental business plans and KPI's with new initiatives carrying out approved actions and regular reporting on an agreed basis to achieve continuous improvement.
Preparing monthly, quarterly reports to Parent company and management company (both based internationally)
Liaise with companies' auditors, bankers, institutions and professional advisers.
Preparation of ad-hoc reports as required.
Ensure up date, accurate and timely finance information is known at times. Appropriate knowledge and understanding must be applied to financial management decision to ensure both effective and cost competitive financial management for the business.
Proactively identify appropriate development opportunities for the finance department, ensuring that all team members are coached, mentored and trained, undertake regular performance management meetings, ensuring clear objectives are established and opportunities provided to allow successful achievements within an agreed timeframe.
Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA).
Up to date knowledge of accounting principles.
Excellent understanding of the interpretation of financial and management information
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
This role will pay a basic salary of up to £45k, plus benefits.