GROUP FINANCE MANAGER - £60K


Reading, UK

Apointe are working with a fast-growing company listed on the London Stock Exchange that are looking for a Group Finance Manager.

They are looking are looking for self-motivated professionals who thrive in dynamic environments, joining their team means you will work in a high performing global company where employees collaborate and strive for excellence.

The Group Finance Manager will be a key member of the Finance team and will support the Group Finance Director in the
  • design and implementation of internal control framework;
  • Group Treasury activities including cash forecasting, treasury policy and controls;
  • Management of the Group’s external filings, including the Annual Report and interim financial reporting; and
  • Ad-hoc tasks and projects.

  • A Big 4, ACA qualified with strong experience of internal controls / SOX controls specialist work in a multinational environment;
  • Proven ability to identify and implement smarter tools to improve visibility around the Key Controls Framework of the Group and the progress of the individual operating companies against their control improvement plans;
  • Develop certain Group wide policies and procedures, driving consistency across the Group; and
  • Provide a point of reference for controls/process excellence across a fragmented and inconsistent business.
  • Ability to present information clearly, confidently and concisely, and will have an excellent eye for detail.
  • Strong project management as well as excellent relationship management skills, with the ability to deal with ambiguity and change and have strong influencing and negotiation skills with the ability to work across different countries and cultures.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Internal Control
  • Own design, implementation, documentation, assessment and monitoring of the group’s internal control framework, including group policies for internal control and control objectives for core processes and key risks in order to ensure that the group has adequate controls;
  • Maintain the framework documentation and processes;
  • Support development of relevant guidance and policy with internal stakeholders;
  • Co-ordinate the control self-assessment (CSA) process;
  • Implement and deliver a programme of periodic testing of the CSA and the operational and financial
  • controls;
  • Co-ordinate the collation and track the delivery of the control improvement plans at Group and
  • operating company level;
  • As appropriate, support the remediation of internal controls;
  • Ensure high quality reporting on the control environment, including reporting to the Audit
  • Committee;
  • Working with Internal Audit and external auditors to ensure our Key Controls Framework meets the
  • needs of the business and ensures an efficient external audit process.
  • Treasury
  • Support the Group Finance Director in maintaining Treasury strategy and policies and procedures;
  • and in operational Treasury activities, including weekly cash flow forecasting, identifying funding
  • requirements of the business and reviewing the Group’s FX exposures
  • Preparation of treasury management information for presentation to the Executive Leadership Team
  • and Board
  • Annual and Interim financial reporting
  • Support the preparation of the Group’s Annual and Interim Financial reports, working with various internal and external stakeholders in completing the filings submitted to the London Stock Exchange
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