UK Financial and Accounting Manager

Job Description

Siemens Digital Industries Software seek a full time, experienced Financial Manager to take responsible for all UK business entity financial and statutory accounts, ensuring compliance with UK Laws and Siemens guidelines on a daily basis, manage all Audit, Tax and Treasury topics. The primary targets are to drive efficiency, consistency and accuracy in the maintenance of appropriate books and records.

This opportunity will work closely with Finance teams across the EMEA region, and globally within Siemens Industry Software and the wider Siemens group. It will see regular interactions with Senior Management and Sales within each Business Unit, SFS and other Siemens Regional Company departments as well as customers and suppliers.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Statutory / General ledger – manage team to ensure preparation of journal entries, accuracy of balances and maintain appropriate monthly closing procedure (reconciliations / schedules).

  • Treasury – bank account reconciliations, currency hedging.

  • Support entity mergers and lead on liquidations of shell entities.

  • A/R – DSO and bad debt reporting.

  • Business reporting and analysis (Essbase, BW, etc) – including performance dashboards and Board Pack

  • Support monthly Forecast / Annual budgeting process

  • Manage Inter-company (ICC) position and reconciliation process

  • Primary ICC contact (Tax, Accounting, Treasury, Real Estate, Shared Services, Insurance)

  • Proactive cost and margin management (incl. high cost reporting)

  • Sales commission reconciliation.

  • Drive efficiencies, consistency and collaboration across the EMEA Zone Finance / Business teams

  • Ensure all Compliance policies and monthly closing processes are adhered to.

  • Lead EY / Internal Audits as necessary

  • Various ad-hoc duties as and when required

  • Travel required for team meetings, business reviews, advised at 5%


  • Relevant accounting qualifications & post qualified experience

  • Excellent knowledge of Local Accounting, Tax laws & IFRS

  • Microsoft Office skills are essential, especially advanced use of Excel

  • Ideally Software / Siemens working experience   - including IFRS and SOP 97-2 revenue recognition

  • Experience of a rigid compliance & SOX based approach

  • SAP primary system knowledge

  • Experience of Hyperion/Essbase type reporting systems

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Adaptability

We offer a comprehensive reward package, generous holiday allowance and pension. Through our flexible benefits scheme you can select benefits that best suit your lifestyle, including private healthcare.

Siemens Digital Industries Software is a leading provider of solutions for the design, simulation and manufacture of products across many different industries. Formula 1 cars, skyscrapers, ships, space exploration vehicles, and many of the objects we see in our daily lives are being conceived and manufactured using our Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software.

We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate unlawfully on the grounds of age, disability, gender assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or trade union membership.

We offer a competitive basic salary and benefits package.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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