Financial Reporting & Compliance Manager

Job Title: Financial Reporting & Compliance Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Parking, PMI, Pension, Work From Home
Start Date: 01/08/2017
Reference: 10151/001_1496226613
Contact Name: Stewart Robertson
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 31, 2017 11:30

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a part time (3 x days per week) Financial Reporting & Compliance Manager based in Central Guildford. Working as part of the Group Finance function, key responsibilities will include:

SOX Compliance

  • Management of Key Controls Compliance in accordance with SOX for EMEA region
  • Posting of journals prepared by finance managers and validation for SOX compliance
  • Monitoring of reconciliations prepared by Finance managers
  • Other reporting/analysis/approvals, supporting EMEA Controller and FD
  • Review of high value invoices to validate correct GL coding
  • Provide guidance to the EMEA Finance team on all SOX related matters seeking clarification from internal/ external resources when required


  • Main point of contact for internal and external controls audits (approx. 4-5 audits/ year, may increase)
  • Management of requests from auditors on a timely basis
  • Delegation of requests to relevant team members and co-ordination of support
  • Validation of support
  • Assistance with follow up queries from the auditors

Ad Hoc

  • Assisting with journal preparation and revenue calculation
  • Providing further analysis for unusual items and variances
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Other ad hoc tasks as required by the EMEA Financial Controller or EMEA Finance Director

Person Requirements

  • Solid organisational skills with an ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Qualified accountant (or overseas experience) ACA/ACCA having trained in Audit
  • Understanding of SOX
  • Good team player and communicator
  • 3 days per week

This is a great opportunity with a growing business, with an excellent reputation for a positive working environment and flexible working culture. Applicants must be comfortable commencing this contact from mid-late August.