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Interim Finance ManagerFinancial Controller - 12 month FTC

Ref code: AGB99097008
Finance Qualified
Confidential competitive salary with hybrid working and attractive benefits
Alfreton, Derbyshire, England
Fixed Term Contract
Hybrid Working

I am pleased to be partnered with a leading manufacturing business based in Derbyshire, owned by a large multi-national organisation in their search for a Finance Manager/Financial Controller on an interim 12 month fixed term basis (with potential to go permanent).

The role is to start asap to allow for a handover with the current incumbent. 

Job Description:
- Lead a small finance team of 4, reporting directly to the Head of Finance, General Manager and parent co. Head of Finance
- Assist in identifying ways to create efficiencies. Identify process improvements that will create a time or resource efficiency
- Support Fast Actual Reporting during month end close by preparing accounts by WD1

Month End Duties
- Reconciling the fixed asset register and posting depreciation on a monthly basis
- Calculate and posting payroll journal prior to month end processes.
- Calculate and post-holiday pay and annualised hours accruals.
- Calculate sales rebates and raise credit notes quarterly and annually
- Prepare all accrual journals on working day one including general accruals and prepayments, goods in transit, goods received not invoiced, agency and freight accruals
- Complete all month end journals in AX on working day one for depreciation, exchange rate adjustments, closing stock, also ensuring work orders are closed
- Provide support to the team in the preparation of the month end management accounts upto TB level and provide analysis
- Raise all free text invoices before the end of the first week of the month, ensuring enough processing time for the purchase ledger functions to process in the current month

Compliance Duties
- Ensure detective controls are being completed in accordance with Bosch internal controls
- Provide support to ensure Group VAT submission is completed in a timely manner, including EC Sales, Intrastat and VAT for each company
- Complete balance sheet reconciliation in week 3 of every month and ensure variance are posted in the month in line with the risk matrix.
- Reconcile, analyse and clear down historical purchase orders receipted where no invoice has been posted (trade accounts received not invoiced) account

Treasury Duties
- Ensure internal controls are followed
- Monitoring of company credit cards 

Intercompany Duties
- Prepare the intercompany transaction templates and upload into the intercompany reconciliation using SAP.
- Match off any intercompany payments with the corresponding invoice in SAP as part of the intercompany reconciliation.
- Prepare and submit the intercompany netting and produce remittance advices.
- On receipt of the approximate and final netting notification, prepare and complete the posting journal and match off all paid invoices

Year End Duties
- Produce tax analysis information that is required by the company's auditors
- Produce analysis to provide to the company's auditors for supporting the companies accounts
- Produce Bosch Group reporting packs in line with IFRS requirements within deadlines.

About you

You will be a technically competent accountant with a strong people-management skillset, able to inspire, delevop and lead the existing competent finance team whilst partnering with wider senior leaders and Group to deliver on all things finance.

This is a key role for the organisation and you will need to be able to hit the ground running and enjoy a hands-on role.


A competitive, attractive salary is available for this position alongside attractive benefits such as an enhanced pension, annual leave and wider benefits package (including significant retail discounts on household items).

Hybrid working is avaialble for this position after successfully bedding into the role and getting up to date on systems and processes.


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