Finance & Office Manager

Job Description

11858 – Finance & Office Manager Job Spec

Location: Hinckley


Our Client – an established engineering & manufacturing firm based in Hinckley – is seeking an experienced finance & office manager to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. Candidates must be immediately available / on very short notice. There will be a hand-over.


The Role

Reporting to the MD, the successful candidate – managing a finance assistant and administrator / receptionist – will be responsible for:

Finance Function

  • Monitoring daily financial operations within the company,
  • Work with external advisors / suppliers for tax prep, audits, banking, investments etc,
  • Tracking performance to identify key improvement opportunities,
  • Minimise financial risk,
  • Research & analyse financial reports / market trends,
  • Review financial data & prepare monthly / annual reports,
  • Present financial information to the Board, stakeholders, executives, & clients as required,
  • Maintain awareness of technological advances in accounting software,
  • Establish & maintain effective financial policies & procedures,
  • Understand & adhere to financial regulations / legislation.

Office Management

  • Support company operations by maintaining office systems & supervising staff,
  • Maintain office services by organizing office operations & procedures, controlling correspondence, designing filing systems, reviewing & approving supply requisitions and assigning / monitoring administrative functions,
  • Create & manage procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer & disposal of records in line with data protection requirements,
  • Ensure efficiency through the planning & implementation of office systems, layouts & equipment procurement,
  • Review, maintain & updates office policies by establishing standards / procedures.


The Right Person

  • ESSENTIAL: Must be immediately available or on very short notice,
  • Graduate, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent,
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a finance & costings role (ideally within manufacturing),
  • Leadership / experience managing a team,
  • Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,
  • Superior attention to detail, strong problem-solving skills, analytical & critical thinking skills;
  • Understanding of data privacy laws,
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • Strong IT skills incl. SAGE 50, ERP Systems & Microsoft Excel to an advanced standard.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent (in-house)
  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 20-25 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension
  • Discretionary KPI Bonus

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11858) on 0116 254 9404.