Finance Manager

Recruiter
Pitney Bowes
Location
Hatfield
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Nov 2016
Closes
04 Dec 2016
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Description: Join Pitney Bowes as a Finance Manager Description Impact As a Finance Manager in our European Revenue and Margin (R&M) team, you will be responsible a range of activities including\: •Ensuring the general accounting processes are completed timely and accurately for European operations (and are Sarbanes Oxley compliant) both internally and by our outsource partner •Ensure the month end books are complete and accurate, and provide commentary on results •There is likely to be a high proportion of project work to solve and fix control issues as they are identified, requiring good analytical and deduction skills. •To be involved in the roll out of the new ERP system, possibly including becoming an SME and driving required outputs from the system This position is located in Hatfield, UK The Job The role will involve the below key accountabilities\: •Support the Country Lead in activities for the UK region •Ensuring month-end reviews and reports support the close process •Providing support to external outsource provider of back office general accounting processes to obtain answers for exceptions that arise within the process. •Provide support service to the business on revenue and margin related activities. This will include review of processes; system to system reconciliations; ad-hoc requests and month-end journals. •To create and maintain desk top procedures and process maps for end to end processes within Europe, to include key contacts, key procedures, key controls •Provide direct input and in some cases manage solely various ad-hoc projects that require understanding and fixing control issues that arise; thereby developing strong analytical and deduction skills. •Liaising with SOX; Internal and External audit to resolve any issues and queries relating to detailed R&M knowledge. Qualification: Qualifications and experience\: •Studying towards a professional qualification (CIMA) •Ideally with knowledge and experience of working on general accounting processes within a large multinational business •SAP or other similar ERP skills •Good Microsoft Excel skills (Pivot tables; Filters; formulas); •Demonstrates a high level of ownership and accountability •A keen sense of engagement and motivation, with an inherent sense of curiosity and desire to implement process improvements •Preferably would have some experience of working with off-shore outsource provider and within a shared service environment •Preferable second European language This role offers the opportunity to become involved in a major global ERP The Team\: Pitney Bowes, a global technology company, provides shipping & mailing solutions, data management software, and location intelligence offerings, powering billions of physical and digital transactions in the connected and borderless world of commerce. Helping clients achieve their greatest commerce potential are Pitney Bowes' 16,000+ passionate employees around the world, our relentless pursuit of innovation with over 2,300 active patents, and our focus on clients, who are at the center of all that we do - from small businesses to 90% of the Fortune 500. Pitney Bowes is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. All interested individuals must apply online.

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