Finance Manager

International Permanent
  • Complete autonomy and number one responsibility.
  • You will be a resourceful and innovative leader with a hands on approach.

About Our Client

Growing SME manufacturing business.

Job Description

  • Overseeing of Company Secretary duties, supported by company solicitors.
  • Reporting of UK business performance.
  • Overall responsibility for company cashflow.
  • Overseeing budgets and performance against budgets / and detailed variance where needed.
  • Supervision of the accounts team, which currently consists of a team of 3 people.
  • Lead on the preparation of monthly accounts / reporting / uploading to group of monthly accounts, provide year end accounts, provide appropriate support and assistance to the organization's auditors and delivery of recommendations arising from the audit process.
  • Ensure that the organization has in place robust, compliant financial systems and procedures and that these are adhered to by all staff.
  • Ensure that all statutory returns are completed in a timely and effective manner, including those in relation to VAT, PAYE, NIC and Corporation Tax, and any relevant compliance dates are met.
  • Co-ordinate the annual budgetary process in conjunction with department managers.
  • Overall responsibility for banking arrangements.
  • Oversee / initial preparation of the payroll function to ensure employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Preparation of vat returns and maintenance of import documentation from the EU.
  • Responsibility for UK relevant insurance negotiations and renewals.
  • Responsibility for pension management and negotiations with pensions broker.
  • Responsibility for some ad-hoc supply / lease contracts.
  • Maintenance of fixed asset schedules.
  • Dealing with some property matters (rating valuations).

The Successful Applicant

  • ACCA, ACA or CIMA Qualified would be preferable.
  • Be highly organized, with an eye for detail and able to see the bigger picture.
  • A track record of initiating, driving, developing, and implementing strategies and plans.
  • Be fully conversant with UK accounting standards and financial reporting regulations.
  • A proven track record of leading and inspiring teams to achieve and innovate.
  • Ability to translate complex financial data and present this information clearly to stakeholders.
  • A good knowledge of import procedures would be an advantage.
  • A good knowledge of the construction industry and manufacturing would also be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of company acquisitions would be beneficial.
  • Excellent excel skills.

What's on Offer

Competitive salary, benefits and flexible working.

Louise O'Donoghue
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Phone number
+44 121 634 6920

Job summary

Finance Manager
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Consultant name
Louise O'Donoghue
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6920
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