Finance Manager

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£40k - 45k per year + Bonus
12 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager

Do you enjoy managing a team providing support and development opportunities? How interested are you in joining a FTSE 100 organisation with multiple progression opportunities? Gleeson Recruitment Group is working with a manufacturing firm in Redditch who require a Finance Manager to join their team.

The purpose of the role is to act as the controller for a Divisional Head office Company with financial controlling and reporting responsibility for the head office. Ensuring compliance with best practice and governance standards whilst also having responsibility for the month-end process and reporting, preparation of statutory accounts and annual audit.

The role is offering an experienced Accountant the opportunity to join a FTSE listed organisation within a busy and profitable division that will offer exposure to a variety of systems, a fast paced environment and enough variety to keep you engaged daily.

As the Finance Manager you will be involved in:

* Provide pro-active support to the Finance Director on month end issues and producing key analysis schedules.
* To support the month end process, monthly forecast and any other reporting requirements, meeting all deadlines in accordance with Business and Group timetables
* Support and develop a team of two ensuring accurate and efficient transactional processing
* Preparation of annual statutory accounts and lead on external audit
* Providing annual cost-sharing recharge process with other group companies
* Reporting internally weekly & monthly results, and future expectations of performance
* Manage the weekly and monthly process of input into accounting ledgers through invoice and journal postings
* Review/preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliation's, with appropriate action plans for any specific unresolved balances

Is the Finance Manager role right for me?

The role would suit a Qualified Accountant who has previous experience in a similar role or a practice trained individual who is looking to make their first move into industry. The environment is fast paced and you will be tasked with not only developing the team but also ensuring that statutory and management accounts are prepared to strict deadlines.

The business has gone through a period of change with a new FD and team structure in place. Ideally, you will have a hands-on attitude and a willingness to support with transactional tasks whilst also possess the ability to thrive in a FTSE organisation with group reporting and tight deadlines. Due to the size of the organization progression is a realistic option and you should expect to be moving into something new internally within a 3 year period.

Finance Manager Package:

* £40,000 - £45,000
* Bonus
* Pension
* Healthcare