Assistant Finance & Reporting Manager 6 Months Maternity Cover - Upfield

Assistant Finance & Reporting Manager 6 Months Maternity Cover

Assistant Finance & Reporting Manager 6 Months Maternity Cover




So what does it take to be successful in this role? 

  • Ensure high quality accounting and compliance by managing the entire controls environment and developing this in line with internal and external regulations.
  • Responsible for a sharp month end close and development of strong management reporting tools.
  • Oversee Balance Sheet and AP process, reviewing the pay run and ensuring correct governance is followed at all times.
  • Monthly/ Quarterly / Annual reporting- ensure accuracy and timelines are met. Variance analysis vs Budget and forecast. Liaise with globl function for the reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for Audit and Taxation matters
  • Develop a robust controlling function - Process compliance with all relevant legislation and company procedures (RTR, Treasury, P2P)
  • Manage Month End Close, Accruals, Employee Related Adjustments, Prepayments, Fixed Assets accounting and reporting and the overall RTR Controls framework across the enterprise
  • General Accounting: JE preparation/posting, allocations, intercompany reconciliations, deferred revenue, accruals/pre payments, prepaid expenses, intangibles, reporting and account analysis
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with local tax and fiduciary submissions
  • Perform any other duties assigned by Financial controller manager

General/specific Skill

  • Bachelor degree in Finance/Accounting, International accounting standards knowledge
  • Functional : 4-6 years experience in a middle-level finance.
  • Essential to have experience working in or auditing FMCG companies.
  • Prepared to challenge administrative processes currently in place to optimize efficiencies, then overcome objections and see through plans.
  • Solutions focused mindset, i.e. able to build credibility throughout the organization as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges.

What’s next

We understand your resume might not be up to date, apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile. Upfield is dedicated to build an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not hit all the requirements which are stated in the description, we really encourage you to apply anyways. You might just be the right candidate for this role or other roles.  

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