Senior Group Finance and Tax Manager

Location --Bristol, United Kingdom
Sector Consultancy
Type Permanent
Pay Details £70000 - £75000 per annum + + Package
Reference DPAKZL_1569844443
Start Date ASAP
Status Active

Our client, a fast growing PE backed Consultancy Services business, has a need to recruit a newly created role of Senior Group Finance and Tax Manager. This is a key role reporting into the Group Financial Controller with responsibility across financial accounting and tax matters.

The primary purpose of the role is to ensure there are financial controls and accurate reporting across the group and to ensure they are compliant across statutory reporting, compliance and tax. Initially there will be one direct report in the UK and a team based in the Indian SSC that would support this role. The key areas of the role include:

*Establish a quarterly consolidation process utilising the recently implemented ERP
*Ensure all accounts are accurately reconciled to accepted standard
*Provide meaningful commentary across the balance sheet
*Assist the Group Controller with managing controls framework and establishing new processes to ensure best practice is followed
*Manage annual audit including planning and management of requirements
*Lead and prepare statutory accounts for stand alone entities and consolidated group accounts
*Create and update finance policies following change in process and new accounting standards
*Implement new accounting policies and standards across the group including identifying impacts
*Key advisor on corporation tax matters across the group
*Prepare tax computations and other tax returns
*Lead on R&D tax credits each year, managing the claim through to HMRC

The successful candidate will be:
*Qualified accountant (ACA preferred).
*A team player with experience of working with an offshore SSC would be an advantage.
*Must have proven experience of preparing statutory accounts to group consolidation level under IFRS
*Must have experience of managing and preparing tax returns and compliance including R&D submissions
*Employee related tax knowledge would be an advantage
*Netsuite experience preferable but not essential

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