Senior Manager, Accounting - Tech - Central London - £90-95k + 15% bonus + full flexible working!
An exciting Tech/E-commerce business with c.£700m turnover in EMEA and several high-profile brands in the consumer travel and related industries space is looking for a Senior Finance Manager to head up their EMEA Finance team.
As part of a US multinational listed business, these key brands in EMEA are in rapid-growth mode, and are hugely acquisitive, continuing with key strategic acquisitions in their space, increasing their footprint globally with a presence across all continents.
With a strong ethos that sees their future people strategy centred around maximum flexibility and employee empowerment, the business flourishes in an environment where team members are able to challenge, be open and express their views in a safe and buzzing environment where progress and business improvements are strongly embraced. They also offer full flexibility - with the option to work remotely most of the time, but offices encouraged where necessary for important annual meetings or team building events.
Reporting directly into the EMEA Finance Director and managing 2 direct reports (both Finance Managers with several years PQE); you will lead, mentor and develop a total team of 6 curious and ambitious qualified accounting professionals, overseeing all of the monthly and financial reporting for 12 operating entities (and growing). You will develop a deep business awareness to explain the story behind the numbers to senior management, including observations and recommendations to ensure efficient processes and a strong control environment.
In this highly visible role you will also act as the primary contact to senior stakeholders in the Group, being the lead on driving efficient processes and a strong control environment across EMEA. You will lead the monthly P&L reviews with the Chief Accounting Director and collaborate with various Finance teams across the business to understand the bigger picture behind the numbers.
With strong growth and international expansion the business has been able to offer rapid career growth and progression to Senior Finance members, even during the pandemic, and offer a chance to truly accelerate your career in a Tech scale-up environment.
To be successful in this role you will need to:
- Have an ACA/CA qualification with significant post-qualified experience
- Have a strong technical background with a curious mind, able to tell the story behind the numbers, and challenge the numbers when something doesn't look right
- A strong communicator, with proven experience in challenging and influencing up to Director/C-suite level
- A strong team leader with proven experience leading a team of qualified accountants