Exciting opportunity - Preston Based Finance Manager - fast paced business within the sporting arena
Your new company
Based in Preston, our Client, a highly respected and recognisable organisation are based within the fast paced arena of sport. Formed over 100 years ago they have an enviable reputation in a competitive and exciting environment. Making a difference in the local community as well as being a part of sport across the globe they are an employer of choice with various revenue streams and strong values.
Your new role
As Finance Manager you will be responsible for the Financial Accounts and the management and monitoring of all financial activity and financial analysis. You shall be involved in the company financial reporting and provide financial analysis over varying platforms of the business. You shall mentor and manage a small team within the department and ensure each team member is informed of their roles. As Finance Manager you shall oversee the production of the monthly management accounts and reporting for presentation to the Board and prepare statutory accounts for the business. Completing VAT returns and supporting the Financial Controller with the preparation of the Budget, you shall also have responsibility for all Governance issues. As a key player in finance you shall manage the quarterly review process, including forecasting exercise, measuring against actual performance, and revising appropriately and take the lead for initiating and carrying out due diligence procedures in respect of proposed commercial partners and provide ongoing to financial reporting to the Commercial Department on those partners.
What you'll need to succeed
You shall have held a similar role in a fast paced business. a Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) you shall have also had experience with the SPORTING ARENA and experience in reviewing and challenging detailed financial budgets/forecasts and the assumptions used within them. With experience of working within a financial management role including the review and/or production of monthly management accounts and VAT returns you shall obtain a proven record of communicating complex issues and models in a clear-cut, concise manner to all relevant stakeholders.
What you'll get in return
Being part of a driven, talented and highly respected business you will receive a competitive salary with a generous pension scheme and benefits package. With free parking in a central location you shall be provided with a platform to further your career.
What you need to do now
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