Finance Manager

Woodrow Mercer Group LLP
14 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

My client is a successful and growing family owned SME manufacturing and retail business, with fantastic, plush offices based in the heart of Leeds City Centre.

The business is partnered with some of the biggest retailers on the high street, and with significant growth in their product range in 2017, they now have further growth plans over the next 12 months.

The business have a small finance function that this role will be responsible of overseeing, and the successful candidate will report directly to the Part Time FD and the MD.

The key duties of this role will include:

  • Preparation of the monthly management accounts
  • Profit & GM% analysis
  • Sales forecasting analysis
  • Business improvement plans &/or investment opportunities identified
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Weekly cash requirements review & cash flow forecasting
  • Detailed analytical management of sales, purchases, debtors & the company Orderbook
  • Commentary on business performance
  • Orderbook management & monitoring
  • Sales Invoicing
  • Sales & Purchase Ledger Management
  • Credit Control
  • Reconciliations
  • Invoice Finance account Management
  • VAT Returns
  • Payroll management
  • Stakeholder management, i.e. HMRC, auditors, shareholders, banks, insurers
  • Business partnering with buying and marketing managers

The successful candidate will:

  • Be AAT Qualified/part qualified ACCA/CIMA or qualified by experience - Essential
  • Have previous experience of management accounts preparation - Essential
  • Have an advanced knowledge of MS Excel (v look-ups, pivot tables, formulas) - Essential
  • Have excellent communication skills and have the ability to interact well with non finance stakeholders - Essential

This business and role can offer:

  • Fantastic plush offices in a highly desirable and up and coming are of Leeds City Centre
  • ACCA/CIMA study support (if required)
  • Subsidised parking locally
  • End to end finance role with variety and ownership
  • Commercial business partnering opportunity and easy access to MD and senior management team

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