Group Finance Manager

02 April 20242024-04-02
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Group Finance Manager

Premium Fashion Brand


Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting timelines and structure across the group which consists of 19 subsidiaries, including templates for monthly reporting to be submitted by subsidiaries
  • Monthly reporting and supporting documentation submitted by subsidiaries and identify and issues
  • Provide clear technical accounting guidance (including written technical accounting papers) on arising including the impact of changes to IFRS standards on the Group
  • Process intercompany reconciliations and ensuring they are applied directly, reviewing preparation of intercompany invoices, adjustments, trade balances, loans and the reconciliation of all intercompany balances
  • Ensuring intercompany balances are appropriately eliminating on consolidation of foreign exchange risk, exposure and reporting group policies around financial processes and controls and ensuring these are adhered to by accounting teams
  • Liase closely with the global tax manager to ensure intercompany processes and policies are with the appropriate tax legislation and the group is not exposed to unnecessary risk closing with our Asia teams to ensure accurate timely reporting
  • Audit responsibilities, including the statutory audit timetable with external auditors and Finance managers. Audit requests and taking ownership to ensure the process stays on track to meet the timelines.
  • Review of year end statutory reporting including international subsidiaries within the group
  • Review of any branch returns required by local tax authorities and liaising with teams
  • reserves (distributable and non-distributable) to ensure items are classified
  • The group financial accounting policies are maintained and updated to reflect the accounting reporting requirements across different jurisdictions
  • The financial reporting controls environment through developing clear group policies and
  • These to create a robust control environment


Key Requirements:

  • Accountant from top accounting firm (ACA/ACCA)
  • Knowledge of IFRS and experience in completing and reviewing consolidations
  • Able to work at pace and with the good discipline to approach the production and documentation of in an effective manner
  • Curiosity with a drive to improve financial accounting discipline within a business
  • Line manager experience is ideal
  • Team player with strong communication skills both written and verbal

Our Clients


Client Testimonials

“We have used Consumer Additions exclusively for 2 and ½ years to source new recruits to our Finance team. They work tirelessly to accommodate our requests for finding not only the right recruit on paper, but also the right ‘fit’ for our unique, fast growing team. Consumer Additions always rise to the challenge and work with us to find the right person.”

Finance Director
Deliciously Ella

"As the CFO for a number of high growth SME organisations Consumer Additions have been the perfect recruitment partner. They always quickly grasped the differing demands of each company to deliver both fantastic candidates and efficient recruitment processes".

Portfolio CFO
High Growth SME

"Consumer Additions are always switched on and responsive. They instantly understand what I am looking for and quickly found me a great Finance Director without wasting my time.”

Flat Iron Restaurant Group

"Consumer Additions have been brilliant in all my dealings with them as both a candidate and helping me to hire employees. They listen to what you say and genuinely care about the success of both the candidate and the hiring party. It's this level of attention that means it is no surprise to me that they always have interesting roles at great companies and excellent candidates on their books.”

Head of Finance
Mallow & Marsh/Phizz.

"I had the pleasure of working with Consumer Addition to fill an important finance role over Xmas and New Year. It was one of the most efficient and swift process in my 20 years of hiring. They are professional, efficient and more importantly understand the client's needs.”

Luxury Fashion Brand London

"Matthew and David have worked with me to source excellent talent, filling a number of Finance roles for me at all levels from Group FC to AP Assistant and both interim and permanent. They take the time to understand the business and role requirements and present a tailored short list quickly and efficiently. From a candidate perspective, they clearly have great expertise and a wide network in the consumer goods sector and have previously helped me secure roles at CFO and FD level providing challenge and career development.”

Private Equity backed retailer

“Consumer Additions have been a delight to work with. They seems consistently able to understand and interpret our needs and as a result we see only relevant and high quality candidates for the roles we have explored. I would not hesitate to recommend their services.”

Imbiba Private Equity

“Consumer Additions have been a great partner for our high-level recruits. They quickly understood briefs, expectations and culture fit. Resulting in excellent candidates.”

Diptyque & Byredo

“Feel Unique used Consumer Additions exclusively when we needed to move our whole finance team from Jersey to Northampton. Consumer Additions worked on and placed 5 roles from Junior Accountant up to Finance Director and ran a smooth and professional process. I would not hesitate to recommend Consumer Additions for any multi-role projects that a business would have requirements for.”

Feel Unique

“I had the pleasure of working with Consumer Additions on a retained search that was about as niche as they get and a key component in achieving our global strategy. CA ‘got it’ from the start of the process providing us with a great list of candidates for the role.”

Head of HR
Luxury fashion brand

“We have had a strong relationship with Wayne Jenkins and have appreciated his service. He is professional and conducts a wide range of recruitment. Those who he introduced to us became key personnel in our business. Thank you.”