Central London, England
At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.
That's why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.
At AB InBev you'll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we'll reward your achievements.
The opportunity is here!
Reporting Manager UKI
Purpose of the Job
The Finance Reporting Manager is responsible for managing accounting and reporting activities for the UK business, according to internal /external accounting and reporting standards. This includes overseeing the operational activities performed to close the books on a regular periodic cycle and consolidating all the financial data as dictated by Global and local regulatory and statutory reporting.
The job requires balancing the constant search for new improved ways of working, together with the sustained implementation of agreed ways of working
Ensure effective communication and co-ordination for finance topics across departments and to zone finance
Adherence to legal requirements
Developing a strong control environment
Able to move quickly as we are a fast moving company
Compliance according to AB Inbev policies and Procedures
Internal & External Audit reports
Management through MICS (Minimum Internal Controls Standard) principles
Key contacts: (internal - external)
Head of Control, Commercial Finance Director, Zone Finance WE; People Director; BSCs Directors;
Outsourced center in India
General Accounting & Financial Reporting
Manage the processing of transactions and organisation's ongoing financial records by GCC (Service center), including general ledger transactions, provisions, bonus and pensions
Manage all operational activities performed to close the books on a regular periodic cycle (monthly, quarterly and yearly)
Assisting to prepare the financial statements under local statutory requirements
Compiling financial data for consolidation of corporate and business unit financial reports according with legal requirements and well as AB Inbev policies and procedures
Monitoring and forecasting cash flows and core working capital positions along with the CF manager
Ensure proper internal controls environment
Creating the budget for several P&L and BS lines
Review BS reconciliations on a monthly basis to access risks/opportunities
Measure and demonstrate compliance with MICS and FEP (internal compliance programs)
Verify that appropriate action is taken where areas of non-compliance are identified (monitoring activities for continuous improvement)
Liaison with internal audit teams to ensure best practices are adhered to
Qualifications and Technical competencies required
University degree in Accounting, Economics, Business and related field required.
Qualification in relevant accounting profession (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) or 5+ years experience in financial accounting role
Good business and commercial understanding
Experience in working in an ERP (SAP) and Cognos environment is a plus
Experience in working in a multi-national environment is a plus
Well developed accounting skills
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Good knowledge of IFRS is essential
Work in a multi-cultural environment · High level of service mindset
Excellent analytical and strong organization skills; adheres to deadlines
Highly results focused
Excellent team player, able to develop strong relationships with colleagues and peers
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to build productive working relationships across functional areas.
Capable of being entrusted with "confidential" information.
Good interpersonal skills
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Computer skills (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook etc);
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills;
Strong influencer, able to challenge management and staff where appropriate
Able to work on own initiative and prioritize workload effectively