Finance Manager / Financial Accounts Manager

Howarth Morris
£40000 - £50000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a very well known software business based in Cheadle have an urgent need for a Finance Manager due to an internal move. This will be a permanent position, however they need to have somebody in situ by 1st November at the very latest.

A household name, my client rarely recruit within Finance. The successful candidate will be sat on the Senior Management Board, and will be responsible for the direct management of three people, with support of an off-site Group Shared Service Centre.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Statutory accounts preparation and presentation to the board
  • Management of annual financial audit in coordination with accounting shared service and external auditors
  • Overseeing monthly management accounts preparation and balance sheet management together with SSC
  • Monthly reporting and presentation of results to senior management with commentary on variance analysis
  • Continuous improvement and project work, including project performance tracking and support for project managers
  • Forecasting and planning
  • Guidance and support for senior management
  • Revenue recognition accounting for complex projects

Personal Profile

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACCA / CIMA / ACA)
  • Confident self-starter
  • Experience of working in a large matrix organisation
  • Extensive experience of preparation and management of monthly and yearly financial accounts
  • Closing the year-end audit process with external audit teams
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, managing conflicts and negotiating outcomes to improve overall performance

Applicants will ideally be IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE, however those with ONE MONTHS notice will be considered.

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