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Senior Finance Manager

London, UK • Finance – Finance • Permanent • Financial Control
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
This role is the perfect stepping stone to develop yourself into a Financial Controller.  You’ll bring your personality to gain buy-in through all areas of finance touching upon the whole business.
Reporting to Cheryl (Financial Controller), you’ll be adept at working to trite deadlines with strong degrees of accuracy, knowing that Cheryl will always be there to work with you to make sure everything is 100% right. 
You’ll be leading a team of three with one direct report – Jen (Management Accountant), and Jen looks after two Accounts Assistants. They’re a collaborative team who aim to get together with the rest of the finance team at least once a month and there’s always a buzz when they’re in the office.

As our Senior Finance Manager, you’ll:

  • calculate and post monthly journals and prepare accurate and fully supported balance sheet reconciliations (fixed assets, intangibles, prepayments, intercompany, debtors, creditors, tax.)
  • assist in the preparation of the monthly management accounts and reports for internal management
  • assist in the preparation of financial reports for the company owners
  • be the key point of contact throughout the year end audit process for both internal and external audits, including SOX reporting and Tax computations
  • provide technical IFRS advice/assistance to the finance team where required and to assess and account for any impact following changes to reporting standards for both UK and US GAAP
  • prepare company Statutory accounts, in accordance with IFRS

We’re looking for someone who is:

  • a qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • working understanding and knowledge of US GAAP
  • a proficient user of SAP ByDesign & competent in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • advanced Excel skills including look- ups, pivot tables and use of advanced formulae
(We know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the bullet points above to be considered for this role.)
We encourage people of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive, supportive place for you to be you and do your very best work.
Ready to take your career to the next level? Apply today!
About Simply Business
We insure small businesses and enable big dreams – not just for our customers, but for our people and communities too. With over 900,000 active insurance policies, we protect builders, bakers, landlords and more than 1,000 other trades.
We’re a technology company as well as one that sells insurance. That means we build, we fail, we learn and we improve. We’re a B Corp too, which recognises our strong track record of having a positive impact on people, society and the environment.
Why not check out our advert on YouTube: Simply Business TV advert 2022: You name it.  We insure it.
What are the benefits?
•ㅤwork-life balance – we support every team member in maintaining a manageable workload
•ㅤhybrid working – you have the flexibility to work remotely and connect with your colleagues in one of our hubs
•ㅤmental health and wellbeing – we give you access to tools and counselling to support your mental health
•ㅤflexible parental leave – we understand how important this time is, that’s why we offer six months full pay to the primary caregiver and four months full pay if you’re the secondary caregiver
•ㅤpaid sabbatical – as a thank you to our long-serving employees, we offer a two-week sabbatical when you’ve been here for five years. And four weeks off for those who’ve been with us for 10,15, and 20 years
•ㅤlife event leave – you can get an extra days leave every two years for those big moments in your life like moving house, welcoming a new pet, or your birthday
•ㅤa dedicated learning platform – our platform helps you develop on your personal and professional goals, including management and leadership programmes
We also make sure you’re compensated fairly
•ㅤcompetitive salary – we aim to offer a fair salary based on your experience and the market we’re in from day one
•ㅤannual bonus – the potential to earn a bonus based on business performance
•ㅤpension – we’ll match what you put into your pension up to five per cent
•ㅤprivate medical insurance – you’ll get medical insurance through BUPA that covers any pre-existing medical conditions as a core benefit
•ㅤhealth cash plan – we reimburse your everyday medical expenses
•ㅤholiday entitlement – 25 days leave, plus bank holidays (and you can also use your flexible benefits to get up to five more days)
•ㅤlife assurance – pass on a tax-free sum that’s four times your basic salary (core benefit). With the option to increase it to ten times through our flexible benefit scheme
•ㅤsalary sacrifice car scheme – option to buy a brand new, fully insured and maintained car for a convenient fixed monthly amount taken from your gross salary (after 6 months service)
•ㅤflexible benefits scheme – everyone gets an allocated allowance to use each year on things like critical illness cover, dental insurance, travel insurance, a gym membership, and up to five days extra holiday
Ready to join us and drive our success as a high-performing team? Apply today.

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