Role: Finance ManagerDuration: 6 months (temp to perm)Location: CoventryPay: Up to £240/day PAYE (circa £62k salary)Innovation is at the heart of everything we do, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of "Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live". We truly enable the extraordinary. Purpose: Finance Shared Service function operate from 2 locations, Coventry in the West Midlands and Akron, Ohio in the United States. The team support 17 businesses across North America and Europe. As a key member of the Finance Shared Service team, the General Ledger Manager will lead a team of 8 across the two sites. They will manage the quality, service, workload and controllership of the General Ledger function and be passionate about their role adding value through the development and continuous improvement of controls, process, systems and teams. Responsibilities: Manage the periodic processing and key controls for multiple company ledgers including but not limited to Month end closeFixed assetsVAT returns and Intrastat submissionsIntercompanyBalance Sheet ReconciliationsJournalsEnsure all queries and disputes are resolved to maintain ledger accuracyManage all relevant SLA's and production of KPI'sDrive a culture of continuous improvement through control, process and system improvement projectsManaging a team of 8-10 including objective setting, performance reviews and development planningAd hoc duties as requested by the UK Regional Head of OperationsKey skills and experience required:Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 5 years PQE - ACA, ACCA, CIMAManagement experience within of a large PLC or limited companyExperience of managing and/or working in a shared service environmentExcellent working knowledge of ExcelExcellent working knowledge of SAPexperience in Remote Management of overseas/international teamsShared Financial ServicesDesirable SkillExperience managing teams remotely (captive or outsourced)Embedding best practice control environmentsWorking in a continuous improvement mind setWilling to travel internationally on an as required basis (when allowed) To apply please send your CV's in the first instance.