Finance Manager

Michael Page Finance
11 Mar 2019
02 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The main remit of this North Manchester based Finance Manager role will be to manage a small team, take full responsibility for the month end, and provide commercial analysis to the board - commenting on performance and adding real value to the business.

Client Details

Michael Page are working exclusively with a North Manchester based SME.

Having built up the business in their niche sector from scratch, this is a great time to join a close knit and successful organisation.


This North Manchester basedSME Finance Manager role will carry out the following tasks:
  • Conduct month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing processes.

  • Supervise and oversee accounts team

  • Maintain the trail balance , profit & loss and weekly cash flow

  • Preparation of business unit financial reporting for local and HQ, including budgeting and forecasting.

  • Provide operational financial analysis to senior none finance stakeholders

  • Assist with annual financial statement audit.

  • Identify opportunities and implement continuous improvement in accounting processes.

  • Analysis of all expenditure-direct and indirect.

  • Negotiation of supplier contracts/ services and insurances.

  • Provide support / analyses to inventory reduction and stock control.

  • Participation on global corporate projects as directed.


The successful candidate for this North Manchester based SME Finance Manager role will be:
  • A fully qualified accountant - ACA / ACCA / CIMA
  • Used to working as a small part of a larger business
  • A diligent, hard working Finance Manager with a keen eye for detail
  • A team player, able to manage and motivate a team
  • Open to new ideas, able to improve processes and add value
  • Able to take full responsibility for month end reporting
  • Able to spot commercial wins for the business

Job Offer

The successful candidate for this North Manchester based SME Finance Manager role will receive a salary of £40,000 - £50,000 dependent on experience.

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