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Senior Finance Manager – Exclusive

Greater Belfast
£55000 - £65000 Per Annum
6 months ago

Senior Finance Manager – Exclusive


VANRATH are exclusively recruiting for a Senior Finance Manager to Head up the Finance Function of a recently acquired US Subsidiary of a profitable Manufacturing business. This is an outstanding opportunity for a Commercial Accountant/ experienced Financial Controller to act as a true business partner in a leadership role within a successful company.


– Direct the development and preparation of financial reporting packages and analysis that support internal and external reporting requirements
– Manage the finance and accounting team including recruitment and training;
– Responsible for the annual plan and quarterly forecast reviews;
– Perform post review and forward planning, explaining variances in trends;
– Business support – spending and month-end variances analysis;
– Manage the preparation and review of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, accruals, reserves, inter-company transactions and eliminations;
– Establish, implement, and administer internal control policies, procedures and protocol for operations and manage and document controls and procedures to ensure effectiveness and compliance with Company specific procedures;
– Working in a changing environment driving process changes and integration of Corporate policies and procedures
– Manage Inventory reporting and understand manufacturing process flows to aid the business with decision making;
– Support projects for introduction of new product and manufacturing efficiencies;
– Ensure timely and accurate country specific filings including statutory accounts and taxation;
– Ensure accuracy of cross border transactions and currency translation;
– Implement appropriate US GAAP requirements and operate within application to UK GAAP and understand accounting differences between US GAAP and UK GAAP;
– Ensure Accounts Receivable collection targets, DSO targets and deliverables are met in line with Company requirements;
– Drive process and reporting improvements and standardization efforts

The Ideal Person:

– Qualified Accountant with 10 years of accounting / financial analysis experience ideally with relevant international experience.

– Demonstrable experience of Finance Business Partnering;
– Experience implementing new systems, policies, procedures and controls, in a multi-national environment;
– Previous experience of working in a manufacturing company
– Ability to effectively lead, communicate, influence and motivate people
– Strong analytical skills with exceptional follow-up and sense of urgency
– Ability to deal with complex accounting issues
– Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
– High energy and initiative for continuous improvement


Salary will be in the region of c£55-60k and will be tailored to attract the strongest candidates in the market.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Senior Accountancy jobs in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Barbara McKiernan in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.

Job Reference: BM49185_1544014812

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