Finance Manager

Paul Mitchell Associates
£45000 - £55000/annum + Additional Benefits
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Finance Manager
Sector: Food Manufacturing
(Relevant experience ESSENTIAL)
Department: Finance
Location: Northampton
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours
Salary: £50k (Depending on experience)
Job I.D: 10025A

What's the role?
To prepare & analyze the weekly and monthly accounts and associated reports, whilst driving improvements with key stakeholders within the relevant functions in both operational and overhead cost centre review. To manage cash-flow, Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable team, and oversee the finance accountancy business requirements.
* Preparation of weekly accounts and associated reports and trackers
* Weekly trend and variance analysis: Materials, pricing & labour. Highlighting opportunities for improvement.
* Preparation of monthly accounts and reconciliation to weeklies
* Monthly overhead analysis & reviews with cost centre managers
* Preparation of Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
* Business partnering key operational staff to drive performance improvements
* Support with Budgeting and forecasting
* Cash Management
* Daily management of cashflow and cashflow forecasting for the quarter ahead
* Management of the Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable function through an Accounts Supervisor, ensuring all payments from customers are received when due and all suppliers are paid to terms
* Completion of all external reporting to agreed deadlines to include weekly P&L and monthly board report
* Review and sign off of monthly balance sheet reconciliations highlighting areas for improvement or concern
* Consolidation of business plans, annual budget, periodic forecasts and completion of reporting packs
* Liaison with external bodies to include credit insurers, banks, suppliers, customers, auditors, HMRC and shareholders, holding regular meetings as required
* Completion of statutory requirements including the Annual Returns, statutory accounts in conjunction with external audit partner and tax return in conjunction with external tax partner
* Ensure finance governance and risk management is in place across the business
Experience and Qualification needed:
* Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
* Experience of financial accounting within a manufacturing environment
* Experience of using an ERP system and Microsoft applications, ideally
* Manufacturing Experience Essential