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Senior Finance Manager - Financial Accounts

Employer
Liberty Global
Location
Bradford, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
We're looking for a Senior Finance Manager, Financial Accounts to join us in Bradford.

This is hybrid working - 2 days in the office, 3 days remote.

As part of the continued growth and diversification of our Financial Accounts team at Liberty Shared Services (LSS), as we go through an exciting period of expansion and change, we are looking for additional Senior Finance Managers to lead teams, workstreams and projects across various Opco and external brands.

As a Senior Finance Manager, you will report to a Management Accounts Divisional Director, supporting and working closely with our teams in Bradford and across the wider business, to deliver accurate reporting and analysis to internal and external stakeholders across the Liberty Global Footprint.

Financial Accounts are responsible for developing and delivering financial accounting activity, which includes debt, interest, derivatives, and share-based compensation, as well as preparing comprehensive financial reports, ensuring compliance with IFRS and other statutory requirements.

There has never been a better time to join Liberty Global. We're a dynamic, high-growth and tech-led group of businesses, where as a Senior Finance Manager, Management Accounts you would be ideally suited with proven post-qualification experience and a desire to develop your career with a global market leader.

What will you be doing?
  • You will manage, mentor, and develop your team of Finance Managers and together you will deliver below-the-operating-profit-line activities (BOCF), including debt, interest (external and inter-group), derivatives, restructuring, and share-based compensation.
  • Whilst handling holding company accounts, cash accounting, fixed assets, and leases accounting, you will also perform group consolidation and foreign exchange/CTA accounting.
  • You will prepare accurate monthly and quarterly results in line with group accounting policy and Internal Control/SOX requirements and deliver financial information for external reporting requirements.
  • Conducting month-end balance sheet analysis and reporting, you will also ensure balance sheet governance, integrity, and assurance.
  • You will improve internal efficiencies and output quality through process enhancements and collaboration with internal and external teams, with a focus on tactical and strategic use of technology for automation and digitization.
We tend to look for people with:
  • Proven as a Senior Finance Manager, Financial Accounts, or similar Senior Accountant role.
  • Professional Accountancy qualification (ACA; ACCA; CIMA etc) with considerable PQE.
  • Team leadership of Finance Managers.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Experience of working within large complex corporate structures, whilst managing key stakeholder relationships and delivering to deadlines.
  • Strong excel skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Financial systems skills (e.g. Oracle, Hyperion/HFM).
  • The willingness to occasionally travel overseas to build relationships with colleagues in the various Opco's we support.
What's in it for you?
  • Competitive salary + Bonus
  • 25 days annual leave with the option to purchase 5 more
  • Access to wellbeing and mental health benefits such as the Calm app, personal medical, critical illness cover and dental insurance
  • Matched pension contribution up to 10%
  • Access to our car benefit scheme
  • Access to our online learning platform to continue to develop and grow your career with us
  • The chance to join an innovative, fast-paced and passionate team
Who we are:

We're building Tomorrow's Connections Today, bringing people together through the power of our technology.

Liberty Global is a world leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications and an active investor in cutting-edge infrastructure, content and technology ventures.

With our investments in fibre-based and 5G networks we play a vital role in society, currently providing over 85 million fixed and mobile connections and rolling out the next generation of products and services, while readying our networks for 10 Gbps and beyond.

We're creating national champions, combining the best broadband and mobile networks under brands such as Virgin Media-02 in the UK, VodafoneZiggo in The Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium, Sunrise in Switzerland, Virgin Media in Ireland and UPC in Slovakia.

Liberty Global Ventures, our global investment arm, has a portfolio of more than 75 companies and funds across content, technology and infrastructure, including strategic stakes in ITV, Univision, Plume, Lionsgate and the Formula E racing series.

Our scale enables us to transfer knowledge and expertise across our operations and investments, creating a dynamic family of brands united in the pursuit of innovation and excellence.

And we're prioritising diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace and communities, while reducing our impact on the environment. We are using technology as a force for good; for our people, our partners and the planet.

Liberty Global is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. We're 100% committed to having a workforce that represents every part of our society. So we're keen to hear from candidates of all background and circumstances.

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check, which will be performed by a 3rd party provider (Sterling), on behalf of Liberty Global. Depending on the vacancy and applicable law, a pre-employment screening may include employment history, qualifications, contract information, right to work, and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the position.

You can read more about how we process your data here Privacy & Security Policy - Liberty Global , and If you wish to exercise your privacy rights please contact: Peopleservices@Libertyglobal.com

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