• Finance Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Finance Manager to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your Finance career within a Global testing, inspection and certification TIC business.


    • Responsible for preparation of monthly consolidated balance sheet and cash flow
    • Reviewing Cognos submissions from subsidiaries
    • Ensuring controls to support all of the above are developed, documented and operated, including preparation and approval of IFRS consolidation entries
    • Responsible for technical accounting including acquisition accounting, impairment models for goodwill and IFRS 2 share-based payment model
    • Ensure proper documentation (Memos) is available to support significant accounting treatments
    • Co-ordinate and manage quarterly balance sheet reviews
    • Liaising with overseas teams to complete local statutory accounts on time
    • Review of statutory accounts and liaising with EY / Shared service centre to complete within group reporting timetable
    • Lead covenant reporting
    • Responsibility for preparation of the half year and full year statutory financial statements
    • Responsibility for preparation of supplementary disclosure spreadsheet sent out to operating companies for completion at half and full year end and reviewing completed returns
    • Preparation of any other ad-hoc schedules
    • Co-ordinate external audit timetable - interim reviews and annual audit
    • Other ad-hoc schedules and projects

    Skills / Qualifications

    • A Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA)
    • Experience within large Group IFRS consolidation
    • Proven track record of strong technical accounting skills
    • Extensive knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
    • Strong planning and organisational skills to ensure group deadlines are met

    • A keen eye for detail
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and be adept at interacting with individuals at all levels in the organisation
    • Drive and motivation to ensure self and team succeeds in achieving fixed and demanding deadlines
    • Displays a 'can-do' mentality which is focussed on targets and deadlines
    • Persists in overcoming obstacles
    • A self-starter; does not wait for others to solve problems
    • Ability to prioritise workloads and work within a fast paced, changing environment

    Company Overview

    Element is the best and most trusted testing partner in the world providing high value, critical services to the Aerospace, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Fire & Building Products and Infrastructure & Environmental sectors, where failure is not an option.


    Our purpose is a simple one. We make certain that all of the materials, products and devices we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe in their end application; are of marketable quality; are compliant with all relevant industry standards and regulations and are ultimately fit for purpose.


    Element’s expanded network of over 6,000 Engaged Experts are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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