Senior Finance Manager

Job Title: Senior Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London
Salary: 65000 - 75000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Sean
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

UK Senior Finance Manager - Property               

Established, international and growing property company in the West end are recruiting a qualified Senior Finance Manager to manage the finance team of approximately 15. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that rewards their employees, provides excellent training and career development. Highly sought after in their sector, the company have fantastic offices located moments’ walk from Oxford Street.


Job Purpose

The Company is looking for a Senior Finance Manager, reporting to the UK Financial Controller.  As the Senior Finance Manager, you will have responsibility for the management and financial accounting functions and delivery of timely essential Financial management information to the business. Continuous review and development of internal controls, SOX compliance and responsibility for the delivery of Statutory Financial Statements and audit process.


Main Responsibilities

Management of a team of 15 spread across Management and Financial accounting and transactional finance

Delivering high quality management information to Group and UK business heads on a monthly and quarterly basis

Ensuring internal control environment design and application remain SOX compliant at all times

Annual SOX audit management and liaison

FCA Returns

VAT Return review

Payroll Review

Delivery of annual FRS102 Financial statements for 22 UK entities

Monthly journals and Balance sheet reconciliation review

Manage audit relationship and delivery of audit file and completion to budget each year

Support the development of a new UK Finance system (e.g. SAP) in 2017.  Working with the Developers and rest of the finance team

Any other task that may reasonably be required


Key skills

Most probably ACA, but could be CIMA or ACCA qualified

Ability to make decisions and use initiative in highly pressured environments

Excellent Stakeholder management and relationship building skills

Experience of managing medium sized teams (10+)

Strategic thinker, who can consider the bigger picture and the impacts to the business

A proven track record of delivering results in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment

A proven track record of delivering financial statements on time and achieving clean annual audit

Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate and present at all levels from Board to non-financial senior management

Strong interpersonal skills and experience in business partnering

Strong organisational skills and the ability to multi task in a highly pressured, fast paced environment

Intermediate to Advanced Excel

US GAAP Knowledge preferred but not essential

SOX environment experience preferred but not essential

FCA familiarity preferred


Salary: £65.000 to £75,000

Benefits: 25 days holiday, Pension (matching up to 5%), medical, bonus (discretionary), life assurance, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, gym and taste card.