About Division :
The Vesta Software Group acquires, manages, and builds software companies in a variety of vertical markets, enabling them to be clear leaders in their industries.
Our companies provide mission-critical enterprise solutions for vertical industries across the entire industry value chain.
Being a portfolio group of Jonas Software (within Constellation Software Inc.), the Vesta Software Group is all about strengthening businesses within the markets in which we compete and enabling them to grow whether through organic measures such as new initiatives and product development, day-to-day business, or through acquisitions.
About Position :
Reporting to a Divisional Finance Manager, primary responsibility will be ownership of the Management Accounting, Financial Reporting and controls of a selection of Vesta Software Group companies.
This will include analysing and communicating results, assisting in statutory and tax accounting, and preparing and supporting the Group's Quarterly Strategic Review process (forecasting / Budgeting).
In addition, the successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Finance to drive the Vesta Software Group Portfolio forward, whilst being offered opportunities to develop and grow within the Jonas / Vesta organisation.
This is a multi-faceted role where the post holder will be expected (but not limited) to :
Produce timely and reliable monthly management accounts to tight deadlines.
Identify and investigate variances against benchmarks, provide analysis of differences, and explore potential problems with non-financial department heads.
Take the lead on various projects, including new international accounting policies, intercompany trading, process and system improvements.
Update Excel-based reconciliation / support packs for all Balance Sheet accounts.
Prepare quarterly VAT returns, European Sales Listings and Corporation tax packs.
Support and challenge the business heads with the Group's Quarterly Strategic Review process (forecasting).
Deliver information packs to the auditors and meet the needs of the statutory audit process.
Prepare periodic financial statements and supporting schedules, tax computations and cash flow forecasts.
Interpret and communicate financial data to non-financial managers, advise on the business impact and make appropriate recommendations.
Involvement in on-going process development and transformation projects to improve business efficiency and profitability.
Act as a Business Partner within all aspects of the role.
Contribute to the success of the overall corporate strategy.
Capture data and analysis to provide support to business decision making.
Support new company integrations and be involved in acquisition purchase price accounting.
CIMA / ACCA / ACA qualified (will consider part qualified depending on experience).
Strong commercial acumen and financial analysis skills.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong excel skills are a must as well as experience of Microsoft Office programs.
Experience of Microsoft Great Plains software would be an advantage, as would experience in statutory accounts production.
Experience of working in an international business is advantageous.
Knowledge of IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards).
Experience in software or high-tech industry would be an asset.
Highly organized and methodical in delivering service.
A team player, coupled with effective communication and strong problem solving skills.
Solution-focused, with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
Strong analytical skills, with a good command of detail.
People oriented with excellent client facing skills.
Ability to self-motivate and work toward deadlines with limited supervision.
The ability to work to tight deadlines, under pressure to produce accurate and complete results.
Confident in their ability to interact with a range of stakeholders from varied backgrounds and most senior levels including the MD's of the divisions.
Persistent and resilient under pressure, with a good sense of humor
Exciting Benefits we offer :
Medical Coverage Self & Dependents
Parents Medical Coverage
Employee Performance-based bonuses
Home Internet Subsidy
Profit Sharing Plan Tenured Employees Only
Child Care Facility
Company Provided Lunch / Dinner
Professional Development Budget
Recreational area for in-house games
Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
Friendly work environment