Controllership Finance Manager Job at Humanity – Shipley

Company Description

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Company Name: Colten Care

Job Description

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Are you passionate about building teams, developing others, and driving improvements in the financial control environment? Do you want to be at the heart of a large Finance team in the fast-paced supermarket sector?

You will lead and develop a team of qualified and qualifying accountants to deliver a comprehensive, accurate and timely month-end close process. You will combine a continuous improvement mindset with solid accounting fundamentals to drive operational excellence.

You will help navigate the team through a period of significant change, both in terms of the systems landscape and an evolving operating model. You will join a fantastic team of motivated individuals providing a supportive environment for you to develop your career.

About the role:
The Controllership team is responsible for all accounting and financial reporting, internal and external, at Asda. You will have exposure to lots of different parts of the business as you seek to understand the numbers and deliver clear and concise financial reporting.

You will be expected to lead junior members of the team and contribute to the success of the wider Controllership team.

The ins and outs:
To lead the month-end close process, delivering an accurate, complete and compliant outturn

To attend and present at month-end review and close meetings with your business partners

To co-ordinate the monthly forecasting process – gathering inputs and communicating P&L impacts to our partners

To drive the financial control agenda in the team, with focus on driving quality in internal Balance Sheet reconciliation reviews

To manage team leaders, driving a culture of coaching and development

To apply accounting policies and wider financial understanding in a fast-paced retail environment

To ensure the continuous improvement culture (processes and technology) is at the forefront of what we do. To ensure technologies such as Alteryx, Power BI and ServiceNow are used effectively in the team

To work cross-functionally and collaboratively with Finance and other Asda teams

To support the Senior Manager in delivering stable and successful outcomes through the system transformation, leading on either core Finance/accounting or systems/task remediation.

What you’ll need:
A qualified and confident accountant with experience of a financial control environment

Able to communicate at all levels, understand the differing requirements of each audience group and adapt accordingly

The ability to influence, negotiate and challenge at a senior level

Ability to prioritise a heavy workload to tight deadlines

A logical approach to managing data and a good level of technological capability

Ability to build strong relationships at all levels

Strong customer focus

Should act with integrity and have sound judgement, promoting ethics and compliance

To be able to think and act strategically

Work Where it Works

Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works. This enables you to chose where you’ll be the most effective. It offers a mix of working from home and in an office environment that works best for you and your team.

You will also get an excellent benefits package including; –

£5,700 company car or car allowance plus discretionary company bonus

Company pension up to 7% matched

10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.

About You

We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves.

About the Company

Company: Humanity –

Company Location:  Shipley

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