An international manufacturing and distribution company with extensive European presence has a new opportunity for a Finance Manager to join the business in Barnsley and take ownership of all financial accounting and reporting for the German operating entity.
The post holder will operate as Finance Business Partner to the German division, delivering the regular management reporting and financial planning requirements.
Duties of the role include:
*Management of the month end close process
*Inter-company transaction reconciliations
*Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
*Work closely with the regional sales teams to provide commercial financial support where needed
*Regional cost recharges to group Head Office
*Preparation and submission of management accounting deliverables including the monthly dashboard along with associated commentary and analysis
*Oversight of credit control activities to ensure customer compliance with trading terms
*Production of complex financial data and analysis as required
*Provision of full P&L and Working Capital forecasts
*Budget preparation and analysis
*Preparation of annual accounts in accordance with German accounting standards
*Preparation of half-yearly balance sheet reconciliations
The business is looking for a Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA) with well balanced commercial and technical accounting skills. You'll need to be able to demonstrate similar experience in a large, international business and have some post qualification experience.
Technical accounting knowledge regarding GAAP is essential, as well as advanced MS Excel skills specifically in relation to financial modelling. The role has direct and indirect line management responsibilities, so previous experience of leading a small team is important. Given the international nature of the work, candidates with some degree of German language skills are particularly encouraged to apply.
Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone....