Finance Manager

Location
England, Somerset, Taunton
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
14038357/001
Contact
Harry Wilkinson
Job Role
Finance Manager
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

Great Taunton based opportunity to join an ambitious and thriving business. The role would suit a qualified accountant with an SME background and experience dealing with monthly reporting as well as stakeholder management.

Client Details

Our client is an exciting, growing and fast-paced SME based in Taunton looking expand it's team and create a talent pool to pioneer their growth ambitions. This role and business would suit a strong management accountant looking to take a step up or a Finance Manager looking for a change with a passion for the SME space.

Description

The duties and responsibilities for the Finance Manager are as follows:

    • Reporting to the Financial Controller.
      • To work closely with operations to ensure processes are carried out as efficiently as possible and assist with process improvement where required.
        • Preparation of customer budgets and forecasts as well as participating in budgetary and forecast planning meetings with the Client.
          • Manage the production of budgets and forecasts.
            • To manage all financial control procedures and ensuring contract expenditure is managed to budgetary constraints.
              • Managing and producing weekly financial and statistical information for the client as well as period reporting.
                • Work with operations to challenge the financial results.
            • Complete customer period end and collating the Period Pack.
            • Full balance sheet reconciliations and reconciling all accounts on a monthly basis
  • To have a strong focus and be proactive towards working capital.
  • To carry out ad hoc requests from the Financial Controller as required.

Profile

A successful finance manager must possess the following:

  • ACCA, ACA, CIMA Qualified (0-4 PQE)
  • Educated to degree level (desirable)
  • Experience in business partnering (desirable)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and proactively to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Proactively challenge and mentor site operational teams
  • Knowledge and understanding of KPI's with understanding of financial management / performance
  • Ability to work to deadlines, paying attention to detail whilst prioritising workload
  • Must pay strong attention to detail in all aspects of their work.
  • Will be flexible and self-motivated with the ability to work on their own initiative.

Job Offer

Attractive Package + additional benefits and flexible working options.

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