Finance Manager

Posted 20 May 2024
Salary £55000 - £60000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameJoe Develing

Job description

Finance Manager | Central Manchester + Hybrid | ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified | Start Up

Job Overview:

An outstanding opportunity has presented itself on the market suited for a qualified accountant looking for a career defining role. Axon Moore have collaborated on several occasions with this organisation, and all previously placements have gone on to achieve fantastic success.

Working for a start-up in an exciting and high growth market, this role will have a commercial focus whilst providing you with a wide spectrum of responsibility. Whilst they operate as a Start-Up, the organisation has extensive backing from their parent company, who are a highly successful and industry leading firm.

The role is a consequence of continued growth through strategic acquisition and organic growth.The Finance Manager position will hold a broad role, in a fast-paced organisation with a start-up mentality. Ideal candidates will be those who have got a broad background across all facets of finance, with experience working in change environments and exposure to system implementations.

Typical benefits of a start-up such as SLT exposure and a broad role, coupled with the security provided by the parent company makes this a rare opportunity that can't be missed.

Salary: £55,000-£60,000
Benefits: Discretionary bonus, up to 14% pension contribution, rising holiday entitlement starting at 25 – increasing by one day per year, private health care, mobile phone, birthday off and more.
Location: Central Manchester, Hybrid working (2 days in the office)

• Oversee the creating of monthly management accounts, and monthly report packs for Group: this includes P&L, monitoring KPI’s, Balance Sheet and Cashflow.
• Challenging business unit performance against budget and providing value added insight to improve performance and gain a greater understanding of the numbers.
• Performing monthly balance sheet reviews, ensuring a robust reconciliation process and present issue and solutions promptly.
• Act as a Finance Business Partner with budget holders in key business areas.
• Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and regular re-forecasts to Group.
• Ensure robust financial control procedures, systems and processes are in place and reviewed regularly.
• Co-ordinating and overseeing the year end statutory audit and ad-hoc internal audits.
• Deputising for the Finance Business Partner/ Head of Finance as required, in operational meetings, management meetings and board meetings.
• Identify development and training needs of direct reports.
• Management of IFRS 16 position.
• Overview of CIS submissions

Person Specification:

• CIMA/ ACCA or ACA Qualified Accountant.
• Excellent communicator, with the ability to work in a dynamic team.
• Management Accounts background with proven experience working in a change environment.
• High level of organisation and project management skills.
• Advanced Excel skill set.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

With a strong focus on development, the client has provided the potential succession route: Financial Controller, Finance Business Partner, Finance Director, Divisional Finance Director, Business Development Functions.

For immediate consideration or more information on the role, please contact Joe Develing at 07885281468.