Group Finance Manager

Posted 24 June 2024
Salary £60000 - £70000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameDan Calland

Job description

Group Finance Manager | £60,000 - £70,000 | Preston | Rapidly Growing SME via M&A | Succession Planning to FC | Technical Role in a Fast Paced Environment


Axon Moore has partnered with an exciting SME in Preston as they look to hire an ambitious Group Finance Manager into their team.


About the business:
  • Highly profitable services business
  • Rapidly growing – tripled in size over the past couple of years
  • Have a pipeline of further M&A activity for the remainder of 2024 and the beginning of 2025
  • Quickly becoming a market leader in their field

About the opportunity:
  • No.2 to a talented finance leader – a client of ours who has a strong track record of developing and mentoring talent
  • Succession planning to see this candidate progress internally in the business
  • Dynamic and agile working environment
  • Excellent working culture – 2nd to none in the area for having a high performing environment but with an excellent social culture

About the role:
  • This is a technical role for an ambitious candidate with post-qualification experience in industry – preferably within a fast-paced business that has experienced a lot of change previously
  • You’ll oversee statutory accounts, group consolidation work, tax, divisional management accounts, ad-hoc technical projects and support the FD with a range of projects. This is not an exhaustive list but the start of an expanding role
  • The role will gradually grow in size and responsibility and will broaden out into MI, commercial and other areas within the business

Ideal candidate profile:
  • ACA or ACCA qualified with strong industry experience or a technical industry CIMA who has trained in a technical capacity in a corporate setting
  • Evidence of being a leader and able to manage people and influence stakeholders
  • Evidence of thriving in a high-change environment
  • Proactive thinker and problem solver – somebody who is always in the pursuit of continuous improvement

If you’d be interested in exploring this role further then please submit an application and one of our qualified specialists in our Chorley office will be in touch.