Finance Manager - Stevenage - £35,000 - £40,000 Are you an experienced Accountant, who has a commercial approach and understands the relevance of accounting information to the wider business? Are you looking for an opportunity that will offer personal development and have considerable exposure working with the leadership team? Do you want to step up into a Finance Manager role that could develop into a Financial Controller position? If that's the case and you want a new challenge where you will become a trusted business partner, then this could be an ideal opportunity for you. You will be working for an innovative, very well respected and commercially astute business, who offer collaboration and are going through a phase of considerable growth and development. As such, you will gain exposure and meet with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally, with the support and mentoring of a highly engaging CFO. Consequently, you will require strong communication skills. You will be responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts, preparing board packs, financial analysis and planning, and CAPEX management as well as mentoring the team. You must have had experience within a broad financial accounting role previously and be happy to be hands on and fluid in your approach, as there will be a need to work on various projects and meet the demands of a busy finance team. Key responsibilities include: Month-end accounting and monthly group reporting Budget preparation and forecasting CAPEX management and reporting Mentoring an Accounts Assistant About you: Advanced Excel skills Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to partner across the business Progressive approach and a desire to step up to Financial Controller The recruitment process is likely to move swiftly so if you want to make a difference and you're keen to know more about this role, please apply ASAP. . We've been candidates too so we know how frustrating it is if you don't hear back from a job application. We'd love to respond to everyone, however given the high volume of responses we receive from the combination of job boards, social media and other sources and despite our best efforts, we simply can't get back to every application - We know that's not what you want to hear but we hope you'll understand? Short-listed candidates will obviously be contacted for this specific role and if you haven't heard from us within a week, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will keep your CV on file to contact you with regards to future roles and any other advice to help you, however if you do not wish to remain on our database, please let us know and we will obviously remove you. Alternatively, feel free to contact us for a chat.