Financial Reporting and Accounting Manager in Manchester, Lancashire, UK

Employer: Gleeson Recruitment Group

Location: Manchester, Lancashire, UK


Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 per annum

Gleeson are currently recruiting for a Financial Reporting and Accounting Manager for a large US owned manufacturing organisation based in North Manchester with a presence throughout Europe and the US.

They are looking to have first stage interviews Wednesday 19th September so if you're interested in this position please get in touch ASAP.

As Financial Reporting and Accounting Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Management and delivery of all aspects of the financial month end close process
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and other legal control regulations are met by the Finance Department and across the business.
  • Act as point of contact on matters of UK and US GAAP
  • Provision of technical expertise with respect to insight and clarity on matters of accounting complexity
  • Ensure all accounts are reconciled satisfactorily
  • Ensure timely and accurate communications with internal and external auditors and accounting firms

As Financial Reporting and Accounting Manager ideally you will have:

  • ACA qualified accountant
  • Extensive post qualification experience in financial accounting
  • Significant experience in closing the monthly, quarterly and annual accounts of a large multinational
  • Knowledgeable in Sarbanes Oxley and other control environments
  • Experienced in drawing up all accounts of the nominal ledger for an entire company
  • Experience in ERP systems
  • Expert knowledge of UK and US GAAP reporting requirements
  • Oracle experience preferred / SAP experience desirable
  • High level of proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to work as part of a local and global team, with minimal supervision
  • Flexible to undertake travel to company locations in Europe from time to time

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