Competitive Salary + Bonus & Benefits
The International Express GL Finance Manager is a key role in the Financial Reporting and Control team and will be responsible for supporting the accurate reporting of all International Costa Express Operations.
With rapid expansion planned as part of the business plan, there will be substantial opportunity for growth and development in the role and the successful candidate should have the gravitas and potential to meet these challenges.
Responsibilities will include :
Responsible for the International Costa Express month end control and reporting process. This includes the timely and accurate delivery of a suite of management reports encompassing all aspects of a rapidly growing, multi channel business providing focus and control over risk areas.
Business Partnering, working closely with Commercial Finance, Operations & Sales to achieve shared business objectives.
Providing guidance and identifying and implementing new processes and controls that support the ongoing trading requirements of the International Costa Express markets
Supporting the financial integrity of the Costa International Express business into Whitbread Group PLC accounts
The preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations for all Costa Express International accounts.
Production of the month end control file in line with the requirements of the Financial Control Framework (FCF) which is audited by both internal and external audit partners.
The monthly control testing of all International Financial and Operational procedures
Ensuring compliance with all International statutory reporting requirements.
Leading financial reporting and control requirements for all new market entries.
Skills and experience will include;
Qualified accountant (ACMA, ACCA, ACA)
Experience of working in a reporting and control team
Experience of reporting and control in a multi-site hospitality or retail business
Strong technical knowledge of IFRS and accounting standards.
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
Ability to identify key areas - know instinctively when to get into the detail and when to take a step back.
Driven with a desire to succeed.
So bring us your unique blend, together with ambition and experience and in return we’ll give you a competitive salary, a yearly bonus, plenty of benefits and more coffee than you could dream of to enjoy in a supportive environment.
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