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Finance Manager (reporting)

Job Title: Finance Manager (reporting)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 3 months
REF: PP/CK/FinanceManager_1523287679
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Finance Manager required to work for a large telecommunications company based in Berkshire.

The Finance Manager is a key role within the Financial Accounting and Reporting team that will primarily focus on balance sheet control, regular working capital & cash flow reporting, audit coordination.

What makes this role unique?

The role provides an opportunity to enhance skills gained in accountancy practice or industry finance roles and exposure to senior finance management. The person in this role will be a qualified accountant and will be expected to have strong technical accounting and advisory skills.

Responsibilities of the Finance Manager include:

Balance Sheet Review

Responsible for monthly balance sheet control, including detailed review of all the balance sheet reconciliations at least once a year and attend meetings with preparers and reviewers of reconciliations to understand the nature of the accounts and any underlying issues.

Cash Flow and Working Capital Management and Reporting

Ownership of monthly cash flow and working capital reporting along with quarterly forecasting and supporting in annual budget & 5 year plan preparations. This is a complex areas and will involve working with various teams within Finance to improve the balance sheet forecasting process. This role will spend time with colleagues and teams considering how to improve the impact of their work on customers (their colleagues).

Preparation of financial statements and audit co-ordination

Preparation of financial statements under FRS 101 and liaising/co-ordinating with external auditors (and internal auditors where applicable) to plan audit requests for half yearly, hard close, year-end, statutory and any other audits / reviews.

The successful Finance Manager will have:

  • Qualified accountant ACA or ACCA or from another recognised accounting body.
  • Technical accounting / advisory skills.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of IFRS and FRS 101.
  • An engaging individual able to build strong relationships with senior management and external advisors.
  • Strong organisational and collaboration skills to coordinate activities across various teams.
  • Proactive in identifying and dealing with audit and accounting issues.
  • of working in a fast moving, complex, dynamic and technical environment.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills.

To apply for the Finance Manager please send your CV to

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