Finance Manager
Exova
UK-Edinburgh
3d ago

Overview

Element has an opportunity for a Finance Manager to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your Finance career within a Global testing, inspection and certification TIC business.

Responsibilities

  • Jointly with the Finance Manager - Operations manage month end accounting cycle and core deliverables for group reporting
  • Support Group actual, planning and forecasting processes as they relate to the shared service entity
  • Maintaining effective accounting controls (including preparation & review of reconciliations) Lead treasury accounting related processes including preparation and management of cashflow forecasts
  • Provision of fiscal support for European entities, incl. preparation of statutory accounts and returns; VAT returns and National Statistics returns
  • Support annual tax reporting requirements for group tax and audit
  • Manage internal and external audit processes as they relate to the entities covered by European Shared Services team
  • Provide support and input to continued expansion of the scope of Shared Services within Europe
  • Identification, delivery and promotion of continuous improvement initiatives
  • Skills / Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant (CA, ACA, ACCA, ACMA)
  • Proven track record of strong technical accounting skills
  • Extensive knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Proactive and effective communicator
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and be adept at interacting with individuals at all levels in the organisation
  • Drive and motivation to ensure self and team succeeds in achieving fixed and demanding deadlines
  • Displays a 'can-do' mentality which is focussed on targets and deadlines
  • Persists in overcoming obstacles
  • A self-starter; does not wait for others to solve problems
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and work within a fast paced, changing environment
  • Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.

    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

  • Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money;
  • and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.

    Our mission is simple : to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.

    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers
  • When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY. We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner .

    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following : race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and / or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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