Finance Manager

Job Ref: LF 21654
Posted: 2020-01-15
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Our client, an innovative and global financial services provider, is seeking to recruit a Finance Manager. The Finance Manager will work closely with international finance partners, offer support to the Guernsey Finance Director and will be responsible for all aspects of financial control for the three principal company entities based in Guernsey.


Guernsey, Channel Islands


Manage a small accounting team, including determining priorities, management and coaching of staff, and completing the performance management process, identifying training and development needs and ensuring that these are met through adequate, timely training opportunities either internally or externally.
Ensure that projects are completed accurately and in a timely manner by prioritising and setting short and long term goals for the team and allocating available resources.
Manage the monthly financial reporting close process, reviewing variance explanations and approving reported data.
Review and approve various balance sheet reconciliations.
Plan, prepare and review annual financial statements as part of the annual external audits, acting as the primary liaison between internal partners and auditors.
Manage the preparation and completion of all applicable financial reports, including submissions to the Guernsey regulator.
Provide reports to the Boards of Directors and input to financial and capital forecasts as part of the Guernsey bank’s ICAAP process.
Ensure the integrity of financial information by implementing appropriate accounting policies and procedures.
Proactively identify accounting and reporting issues and oversee the research to determine the impact and evidence the position.
Recommend steps for resolution and appropriately communicate as necessary.
Act as key contact for various internal and external parties, building strong relationships to help in meeting their needs.
Proactively drive continuous improvement in the team by stressing the importance of ongoing evaluation of existing processes to promote greater effectiveness.
Work as part of the wider EMEA Finance group, engaging with other teams to help meet group objectives.

Skills / Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in bank financial control or a similar role, with expertise in financial control/reporting and critical accounting related concepts. The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to process changes and variable workloads, as well as thorough business knowledge gained through 8 years' or more relevant accounting experience. Applicants will have excellent analytical and evaluation skills combined with considerable attention to detail and the ability to provide direction and leadership to manage staff members and champion new initiatives. The role will suit a well organised individual with proven communication skills who can adapt to various audiences and can make sound decisions and resolve problems before they escalate.

How To Apply

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