Finance Manager

Posted 10 March 2023
Salary £48000 - £52000 per annum
DisciplineQualified Finance
Contact NameKathryn Goulding

Job description

Axon Moore are partnering with an exciting business within the education sector to recruit an experienced and commercially minded Finance Manager. This is a unique opportunity who would suit an individual who is keen to join an organisation that is making an impact and help support their strategic aims.

Responsibilities include:
  • Overall responsibility for all aspects of the finance function
  • Effective financial planning and management, in line with regulations.Advising all board members and the senior leadership team on all matters relating to financial strategy and operations
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the strategy, providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, setting financial objectives and monitoring performance
  • Conduct financial due diligence and provide recommendations
  • Develop, implement and monitor the business plan, using effective financial and budget modelling and benchmarking to support strong decision-making
  • Management of the budget process, from planning through to approval
  • Prepare and monitor individual academies’ budgets in line with development plans and strategic objectives
  • Develop and maintain an effective internal audit procedure
  • Management of tax and National Insurance arrangements, including ensuring claims for VAT and business rates are submitted and refunds are received and appropriately accounted for
  • Preparation of financial returns and reports, including annual accounts and monthly management accounts
  • Monitor developments to legislation around payroll, pensions and benefits, implementing changes and adapting processes as required
  • Business partnering across senior stakeholders, partners and act as a representative in external networks
Ideally candidates will be a chartered accountant, filled with enthusiasm to make a difference and contribute to further business growth.  

Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Kat Goulding on or on 07464 598852.