Job accountant in London, England at Safilo

Job Details

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Company Safilo
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Padua, Italy
Industry Consumer Product Manufacturing
Sector Manufacturing
Salary 86331 - 63000 GBP per ANNUAL
Job Location London, England

Job Description

Job description


We are looking for a highly motivated and hands-on Finance Manager for the UK and Nordics entities, with strong FP&A and business partnering skills. The role’s mission is to ensure accurate financial reporting, internal and external compliance, financial leadership and analysis capability.

The role holder will be responsible for organising, managing and developing a team located in London, reporting functionally to the F&A Director Europe and operationally to the Country Manager UK & Nordics.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation/review of month end, including management accounts, ensuring timely reporting.
  • Lead work from Trial Balance, reconciliation and checks of monthly closing in Oracle BI/HFM, ensuring proper revenue and cost allocation.
  • Responsible for financial statements for statutory filing
  • Preparation of detailed monthly reports of actual results for internal use
  • Analysis and tracking of P&L actuals vs Budget / LY, identifying key drivers, providing valuable business insights, and proposing ways for improvement and resource allocation.
  • Work closely with Local Country Manager, Key Account Managers and Trade Marketing Team to understand, map and track in order to improve business and customer profitability.
  • Ad-hoc profitability analyses for new launches, business initiatives, local price policy and various customer- related topics.
  • Monitor structure costs and execute savings/efficiency projects.
  • Responsible for planning process, leading and supporting forecasting and budgeting processes in coordination with the Regional FP&A and Financial Analytics.
  • Responsible for UK tax compliance including CIT, VAT and other statutory filings, in coordination with Group Tax.
  • Oversee Accounts Receivable in coordination with Global Credit Manager, ensuring effective cash collection.
  • Operate a robust control environment for policies, guidelines and control environments.
  • Support Group’s external audit process.
  • Coach and develop local finance team.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • BS/MA degree in Finance, Business Administration or similar fields.
  • 10-15+ years of experience in Finance, preferred at least 5 years’ experience in Financial Planning and Analysis, Controlling or anyway in analytical roles in F&A of multinational companies.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Preferred experience in forecasting and reporting tools including Oracle, SAP BW and HFM.
  • Team player, positive and problem-solving attitude as well as willingness to learn and share.
  • Negotiation skills and ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data with strong analytical skills.
  • People management experience either as team lead or project manager.

What we offer:

  • medical and life insurance
  • hybrid working scheme
  • employee discounts

Safilo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Job Reference: BPO00956

Job Location

London, England

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