Finance Manager

Posted 26 October 2023
Salary £40000 - £50000 per annum
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarriett Busby

Job description

About the Company:

Axon Moore are delighted to be working with a well-established business based in Middleton to appoint a Finance Manager to manage the finance team. The business has been established almost 40 years and has a strong position in the market, operating throughout the North-West.

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager, who will support the FD in managing the finance team and all financial and reporting tasks including P&L Forecasting, budgeting and analysis. This role has several direct reports and there will be opportunity to develop and progress in the role. You’ll also be supported in your next stage of growth.  

Salary and Benefits:

Salary £40-50k DOE, out-of-town location with parking, workplace pension, 23 days holiday plus bank holidays, plus other benefits.

What we are looking for you to do/key responsibilities:
  • Managing and overseeing the team to ensure that tasks are completed accurately and in line with the month end timetable
  • Continuous improvement and development of the team, supporting and mentoring
  • Preparing the management accounts in line with set deadlines
  • Reviewing the month end spend analysis and accruals and prepayment
  • Payroll Management- including processing holiday, sick and maternity/paternity pay and expenses, calculating overtime, shift payments and pay increases
  • Balance Sheet and Control Account reconciliations and review
  • Approving payments and reviewing and managing cash flow
  • Overseeing and managing the annual audit process and preparing the statutory accounts
  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to Senior Management Team
  • P&L forecasting
  • Product Costing and Analysis
  • Reporting on budgetary variances
  • Maintaining and improving the reporting capabilities within the system
  • Completing and submitting all HMRC submissions, including Intrastat & VAT returns
  • Managing, reporting on and reconciling all inter-company costs
  • Preparation and reporting of key KPI's for the business
  • Monitoring and review of current accounting systems and operations in order to recommend and introduce improved methods of working.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties where necessary
Professional qualification and competencies:
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • CIMA/ACCA qualified/part-qualified or qualified by experience (QBE)
  • Advanced IT skills, particularly in MS Excel
  • Previous experience of managing/supervising a team
  • Highly Organised
  • Commercially focused with the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
  • Confident to use initiative, solve problems, and report accordingly to the management team
  • Ability to work to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
For more information, contact Harriett Busby at Axon Moore.