Finance Manager

  • Job Reference: 10025A
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2017
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Corby
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Additional Benefits
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Finance Manager
Sector: Food Manufacturing
(Relevant experience ESSENTIAL)
Department: Finance
Location: Northampton
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours
Salary: £50k (Depending on experience)
Job I.D: 10025A

What's the role?
To prepare & analyze the weekly and monthly accounts and associated reports, whilst driving improvements with key stakeholders within the relevant functions in both operational and overhead cost center review. To manage cash-flow, Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable team, and oversee the finance accountancy business requirements.
*Preparation of weekly accounts and associated reports and trackers
*Weekly trend and variance analysis: Materials, pricing & labour. Highlighting opportunities for improvement.
*Preparation of monthly accounts and reconciliation to weeklies
*Monthly overhead analysis & reviews with cost centre managers
*Preparation of Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
*Business partnering key operational staff to drive performance improvements
*Support with Budgeting and forecasting
*Cash Management
*Daily management of cashflow and cashflow forecasting for the quarter ahead
*Management of the Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable function through an Accounts Supervisor, ensuring all payments from customers are received when due and all suppliers are paid to terms
*Completion of all external reporting to agreed deadlines to include weekly P&L and monthly board report
*Review and sign off of monthly balance sheet reconciliations highlighting areas for improvement or concern
*Consolidation of business plans, annual budget, periodic forecasts and completion of reporting packs
*Liaison with external bodies to include credit insurers, banks, suppliers, customers, auditors, HMRC and shareholders, holding regular meetings as required
*Completion of statutory requirements including the Annual Returns, statutory accounts in conjunction with external audit partner and tax return in conjunction with external tax partner
*Ensure finance governance and risk management is in place across the business
Experience and Qualification needed:
*Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
*Experience of financial accounting within a manufacturing environment
*Experience of using an ERP system and Microsoft applications, ideally
*Manufacturing Experience Essential