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Financial Reporting Manager

Salary: £0

Location: Norwich

Job type: Temporary

Category: Management

Lotus Cars builds world class, high performance and lightweight sports cars that are sold all around the world. The current range - which is 100% 'For The Drivers' - includes the Evora coupe, the critically acclaimed Exige and the iconic Elise. The latest new Lotus is the Evija, our all-electric hypercar that is the world's most powerful series production model. All Lotus cars are rightly regarded as being the benchmark for exceptional ride and handling, lightweight engineering, exceptional steering, efficient aerodynamics and driver-focused interiors. Our founder Colin Chapman always believed that a driver wants feedback and control, instant response, precision and agility, the power to accelerate and the ability to stop almost instantly. Over the last seven decades, Lotus has remained true to this ethos. Our core values, our pioneering approach to automotive engineering and our rich heritage - both in road and race cars - are guiding our future. The ongoing transformation of Lotus is laid out in the company's Vision80 strategy, which states what Lotus will be in 2028 when we celebrate our 80th anniversary. We welcome talented, creative and motivated people to join us on our journey. Temporary 6 month role  With the Group Reporting team of three (including a graduate), the role will deliver: * Group Statutory Reporting for UK entities including Geely group reporting, preparation of final statutory accounts and management of external auditors * Statutory Reporting for Malaysian and Hong Kong entities including management of tax agents * Any technical/statutory guidance or changes required * Monthly balance sheet including intercompany reconciliation, analysis and preparation and review of balance sheet reconciliations * Support month end close and monthly management accounts preparation * Monthly submission of results through HFM portal * VAT including Brexit implications * Fixed asset management * Systems set up and support for IFS and Onestream * Identifying and implementing improvements in current processes and procedures * Assisting in documentation of procedures Management of the team of three will be shared with the Group Financial Controller who manages the graduate role and the Group Financial Reporting Manager who will continue to have overall responsibility for his team.  Day to day management expected to be with this role.    Essential Criteria * Recognised accounting qualification * Proven experience in accounting environment,  good knowledge of UK and international accounting standards * VAT * Consolidation experience * Group reporting and larger entity experience rather than SME  * Strong experience of analytical tools such as excel, databases etc * Accounting systems useage and set-up   * Group reporting * Statutory accounting * Management accounting * Team management * Self motivating * Challenge current methods and not afraid to ask questions * Adaptable to change * Relish development and continuous improvement of systems through collaboration * Resilience, able to manage uneven patterns of workloads and be flexible to achieving tight deadilnes Desirable Criteria * Knowledge of large ERP systems preferable SAP, and consolidation systems preferably HFM and OneStream * Manufacturing experience

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