Role details

Finance Manager - Manufacturing

Halifax   •   £32,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • SME Manufacturing business based in Halifax
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) or Qualified by Experience (QBE)

About Our Client

SME manufacturing business based in Halifax, currently growing organically and also looking at future acquisitions

Job Description

Responsibilities will include:

  • Produce monthly accounts [P&L, Balance sheet, Cash flow statement] within 7 days of month end
  • Produce explanation of variances between budget and actual
  • Liaise with Board and Management team to understand actions required to remedy variances
  • Provide Financial advice to management
  • Fixed asset registers
  • Production of accurate Accruals & prepayments
  • Monthly Balance sheet reconciliations and actions arising from same
  • Assist with Annual Budgets - preparation, reporting variances, review with management team
  • Production of the Annual audit pack and corporation tax pack

The Successful Applicant

- Previous experience of working in a manufacturing business with a turnover of less than 30 million

- Qualified Accountant or Qualified by Experience (QBE/ACA/CIMA/ACCA)

- Need to understand how a manufacturing business operates

- Must be able to communicate with a variety of people from Directors to Managers to shop floor operatives, to explain the financial consequences of decisions, to persuade others of the right course of action.

- Must have good organisational skills, be able to work on their own initiative, be able to prioritise theirs, and others, workload to meet deadlines

- Analytical abilities must not only be financial but must be capable of contributing to the development of the organisation, it's people, the markets it operates in, recognition of risks and identifying ways of minimising them.

- Must be a strong character - must take ownership of the accounting function and supply of robust financial information

- Must have Advanced Excel skills and be comfortable with IT generally, be able to contribute to the development of how the existing IT system is used.

What's on Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package + on site parking

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