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UK Finance Manager

Requisition ID:  4615

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.

Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   


Our opportunity for you:


Vistra is currently recruiting for a UK Finance Manager to support the Financial Controller in delivery of audit, planning cycles and HMRC compliance. This is an opportunity to join an exciting fast paced business during a time of change.  We have recently implemented SAP 4HANA and are in the process of bedding it in.  This is a challenging role in a global business that offers progression both in the UK and globally.



Key responsibilities:

  • Coordination and production of month end UK and Group financial reports, ensuring accuracy and completeness within a timely manner
  • Understand, analyse and provide clear commentary on the key actual to budget variances in the monthly UK management accounts.
  • Analyse performance against KPIs; identify and analyse potential improvements.
  • Review and validate outputs from finance business partners.
  • Support UK FC in the coordination and completion of all statutory and tax compliance reporting including annual audit, SRA and ICAEW audits
  • Support the roll-out of the ERP (SAP 4HANA) implementation across the UK.
  • Oversight of the activities in the P2P, O2C and R&R functions.
  • Designs operational procedures and processes that meet group standards and improve efficiency.
  • Assist UK FC and finance business partners in production of annual budgets with a focus on maximising profitability and operational efficiencies.
  • Supporting the planning process (budget and forecast)
  • Oversight and control (with the credit control manager) of aged debts, including ensuring sufficient provisioning are in place.
  • Ensure UK adheres to Group Treasury policies and procedures.
  • Production of bi-weekly cashflow forecasts
  • Support the FC in the continuous improvement of finance processes and drive efficiency across the UK finance department.
  • Preparation of ad-hoc financial reporting requirements
  • Support the advancement of a single UK finance structure which is supported by an offshore shared service function.
  • Support the UK FC in completing annual impairment reviews on investments & intangibles



Relevant Experience:

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to concisely interpret financial information.
  • Experience of ERP systems (SAP/S4HANA experience advantageous).
  • Great organisation skills enabling deadlines to be met and objectives achieved to the highest standards of accuracy and compliance.
  • Financial modelling skills essential (advanced excel).
  • IFRS and UK GAAP accounts experience
  • Experience within a financial services or professional services organisation desirable.



Education and Professional Qualification:



Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!






Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.


Bristol, ENG, GB, BS1 6FL

Department:  Finance (B401012)

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