Finance Compliance Manager

Rochester, Kent | Full Time

Reporting To: Head of Finance

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Job Purpose:

As a Finance Compliance Manager, you will lead efforts to support all functions to document and improve standard operating procedures (policies, procedures and guidelines) and training for compliance & monitoring. You will be responsible for documenting finance processes to ensure controls are established to oversight operations and also partner with subject matter experts to ensure that high quality internal control assessments and financial statement reviews are available & followed.

Responsibilities:

  • Consult & provide guidance & information to internal clients on process development or redesign initiatives.

  • Manage & negotiate the timelines for process improvement projects focusing in development, implementation & operation of new business process

  • Monitor & provide updates on post-implementation and conformance reviews with focus on continuous improvement and compliance.

  • Act as a main business process improvement expertise contact point and provide direction and guidance to stakeholders in process design , process support and process operations.

  • Advise stakeholders on the issues and problems that may arise as process implementation activities and improvements occur.

  • Create, enhance, and maintain the procedures library which includes a complete range of policies, procedures and best practices usable by teams to efficiently and effectively support country operations for all functions (finance, accounting , business development , procurement)

  • Manage partners effectively with key stakeholders to gather and validate flowcharts and narratives need for the standard operation procedures library.

  • Setup tools for financial and accounting oversight and manage the implementation of those tools.

  • Execute risk assessments at various levels (entity, financial statements, account balances , control level, etc) internal controls design and operating effectiveness testing, identify areas of non-compliance and revalidate controls based on findings and ensure rectification of the same.

  • Identify risks that could reasonably be expected to result in material misstatement of the financial statement, identify deficiencies or material weaknesses in internal control.

  • Assess the impact of possible changes in external environment and within business model that may render internal control ineffective.

  • Meeting with relevant stakeholders on regular basis to discuss issues, track work progress and ensure consistent quality of work performed.

  • Coordinate the statutory accounting submissions and Board papers with auditors & Head of Finance.

  • Stay up to date on changes in financial regulations, manage and comply with UK government reporting requirements and tax filing.

  • Key contact point to provide financial information for other audits within the organisation.

  • Any other reasonable duties associated with the role.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Previous experience of 7-10 years in a similar role and experience with documenting and flowcharting business processes, in particular finance related processes.

  • FMCG experience or within the Big Four would be desirable.

  • ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent.

  • Excellent overall IT experience in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook and ERP.

  • Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written and the ability to communicate with people at all levels within the organisation.

  • Can work on own initiative and as part of a team with shifting priorities.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to write policies and procedures and to map and analyse processes required.

  • Able to see the bigger picture and understand the holistic approach to process improvement.

  • Positive, pro-active attitude.

Shift Pattern:

  • Monday to Friday - Office Based

If you are interested in this role and working for Veetee, please send your CV to recruitment@veetee.com

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