Finance Manager

Recruiter
Robert Half
Location
Manchester
Posted
08 Mar 2019
Closes
02 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Robert Half are exclusively working with a renowned and reputable manufacturing company, who are expanding tremendously having had 30% growth in the last year. They are in need of a Finance Manager on a temporary basis (initially 6 months).

Situated at their secondary processing site, this role reports to the financial controller and has a team of 3 direct reports. The overall objectives of this role are to maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of the finance department, ensuring timely and accurate accounts information. Monitoring, measuring and reporting through strategic KPI information on organisational development within agreed formats and timescales.

Key responsibilities:
  • Supervise and manage a small finance team (3 people)
  • Responsibility for day to day financial and management reporting
  • Preparation of the weekly accounts
  • Preparation of weekly bridge and call pack
  • Month end balance sheet and reconciliation and file
  • Prepare monthly end journals and weekly forecast
  • Prepare CAPEX authorisation forms and carry out post implementation reviews
  • Work with and through senior managers to establish and implement strategy for their relevant business areas through timely production of KPI's and development of the business control functionality
  • Proactively review and improve processes
  • Supervise and guide all special exercises and investigations from a costing and financial aspects
  • Cover for financial controller
  • Undertake any other tasks as directed by the site financial controller


Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or QBE) with experience in financial and management accounting
  • Ideally have had previous experience within the FMCG manufacturing industry
  • Previous man management experience
  • Experience of successfully managing tasks/projects to completion
  • Determined and resilient
  • Take responsibility to see tasks through to successful conclusion
  • Reliable, conscientious, self-motivated and professional
  • Effective planning, organisation and communication skills - written, verbal and non-verbal
  • Effective problem solving skills and ability to influence solutions
  • Promotes a continuous improvement approach by continually challenging and driving standards forward
  • Willingness to learn, adopt a continuous lifelong learning approach
  • Excellent team working skills




This Role is based in Manchester- £250 - £275 p.d Ltd - 6 month assignment

If this role could be of interest, contact Robert Half Manchester on 0161 828 6100

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