Finance Officer / Finance Manager

Posted 03 April 2023
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameJack Moss

Job description

Finance Officer | £35,000 - £45,000 | Chorley | Broad exposure | High-growth business

Axon Moore are proud to be partnering an enterprising business in Chorley as they recruit for a Finance Officer looking to take responsibility for the business’ financial and accounting processes and help shape the business as they continue to enjoy a period of sustained growth.

This broad, office-based role encompasses a range of general finance administration and bookkeeping duties as well as the production of monthly management accounts, financial analysis, budgets, business plans and the production of regular finance information and the presentation of this to the Board. As such, it is essential that candidates are able to effectively convey their findings and areas for improvement to senior stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Ensuring the business meets all its statutory and compliance obligations, including statutory accounting and tax issues
  • Creation of new, and maintenance of, existing finance policies to ensure operational efficiency
  • Production of management accounts and input into statutory accounts
  • Oversee the production and planning of budgets, forecasts and business plans
  • Contribution to finance audits
  • General bookkeeping, reconciliation, payments, and invoicing
  • Payroll and pensions processing and management
  • Production and development of finance related management information
  • Preparation, attendance, and presentation of financial information to the company’s Board and committees
  • Completing and submitting tax returns, including Insurance Premium Tax, PAYE Tax, National Insurance, and corporation tax
  • Monitor the company’s investments
  • Liaison with the company’s actuaries, banks, external accountants, investment advisors and auditors
Required Skills and Experience:
  • AAT Qualified or Qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience within the production and preparation of Management Accounts
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Experience using Xero (desired).
  • Assured verbal communication skills
  • Analytically minded with excellent attention to detail
  • Process-driven and able to effectively convey ideas for improvement
  • Well organised with good time management skills
  • Proactive and hard-working with an inquisitive mindset
  • Study Support for the right candidate
  • 37.5 hours / week (8.30 – 5, Monday – Friday)
  • 25 days paid annual leave (plus Bank Holidays)
  • 4% contributory pension, with a company contribution match up to 8%
  • Cash Plan 
  • Death in Service
  • Free onsite parking
  • Easy access to M6, M61 and M65, motorways
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 Jack Moss directly at or 07432597035 or see our website at