11590 - Finance Manager Job Spec
Due to a recent restructure, our Client - a thriving manufacturer who are part of an international group based in Leicester - is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic accountant to become their Finance Manager on a full-time permanent basis.
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the financial accounting team consisting of AP, AR, treasury and costing functions. You will pro-actively promote, facilitate and enhance the financial awareness of all employees incl. managers, as well as maintaining the integrity of financial systems / reporting.
*To provide an effective financial / management accounting service which meets the needs of the business. Ensuring compliance with Statutory & Group accounting procedures,
*Preparation and submission of monthly accounts within three working days of the period end,
*Reporting of daily P&L and variable cost per earned standard hour reporting,
*Assistance with the preparation and submission of quarterly forecasts and rolling monthly forecasts,
*Explanation of variances from plan and implementation of corrective actions (where applicable),
*Design, development and implementation of daily KPI monitors for the business, together with corrective action plans for measures off target,
*Responsibility for meeting the SOX control requirement through co-ordinating the completion of quarterly testing and ensuring SOX documentation is complete / accurate,
*Responsibility for ensuring all Group Policies are complied with,
*Control of the nominal ledger, purchase & sales ledgers, fixed assets & VAT,
*Preparation & submission of accurate and timely VAT returns, and other government returns / statistics,
*Assistance with the preparation of annual budgeting,
*Preparation of year-end statutory financial accounts incl. liaison with Auditors,
*Facilitate and promote financial awareness throughout the company,
*Review of daily cash monitoring and cash flow forecast reports,
*Assist manufacturing managers to analyse and justify new capital equipment expenditure, changes in working practices etc,
*Continuously strive to improve the operating working capital of the business,
*Manage systems of control of capital expenditure in accordance with Group policies incl. preparation of regular expenditure reports,
*Monitor, train, coach and counsel team members,
*Comply with regulations regarding employment law,
*Strive to improve and streamline procedures and systems,
*Any other adhoc duties that may be reasonably required consistent with the role.
Reporting to: Finance Director
*Qualifications: ACA, ACCA or CIMA with min. 3 years post-qual experience,
*Experience with costing and SOX is preferable,
*Experience with statutory regulations relating to finance, VAT, wages and salaries,
*Be highly organised & capable of working to deadlines,
*Possess excellent communication, teamwork and leadership skills,
*Be self-motivated, assertive, proactive & possess initiative,
*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: circa £50,000 - £60,000 per annum (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-Time (early finish on Fridays)
*Holiday 25 Days + Bank Holidays
*Private Healthcare (Bupa)
*Company Pension Scheme (matched up to 5%)
If you're interested & think you're suitable for this opportunity, please apply online OR call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11590) on 0116 254 9404.
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