Finance Manager

Elevation Recruitment Group
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently working on an exclusive basis with a well established and growing SME Manufacturing Business in Chesterfield. Under new ownership, they have exciting growth plans and a strong strategic leadership to take them there.

Reporting directly into the Managing Director you will oversee 1 member of accounting staff and will be responsible for running the entire finance function.

Duties & Responsibilities will include:

- Preparation of Monthly Management accounts for analytical review by the board for the 3 business units
- Preparation of Weekly Key Performance reports for management
- Analysis of variances from Standard Costs including Labour & Overhead recoveries.
- Monthly validation of Stock & WIP valuations including provisions and reject stock.
- Manage, coordinate and validate stock & WIP counts with relevant personnel
- Compile Monthly Management files with full supporting documentation
- On-going control and verification of Balance sheet accounts
- Prepare Year-end statutory accounts to final TB stage for analytical review by the Finance Director
- Complete Statutory accounts lead schedules for Audit
- Compile Yearend file of supporting documents and liaise with external auditors for annual review.
- Cash management including the preparation of detailed rolling cash forecasts
- Foreign currency translation with involvement in forecasting hedging & exchange rates
- Maintenance and control of the invoice discounting facility
- Completion of statistical returns to Government bodies etc.
- Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and short, medium & long term plans.
- Management & support of other finance team members
- Preparation of other company & personal KPI data
- Assist other members of the team with ad-hoc tasks and project activities
- Any other task of routine nature as requested by the MD or other management

To be considered for this role you MUST have the following:

- CIMA, ACCA OR ACA qualification/ Would also consider Qualified by Experience but must be working towards the qualification
- 5 years+ experience working up to Management Accounts level
- Previous experience with the Manufacturing/ Engineering sector is essential
- Ability to proactively contribute and drive the finance core process helping the department to meet targets and deadlines
- Effective communicator and manager of staff
- Intermediate / advanced Excel Skills

If you meet the criteria for this role, and are interested in being put forward please do not hesitate to apply or contact me to discuss.

Elevation Accountancy & Finance focuses on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from entry level trainees through to post qualified accountants.
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