Interim Finance Manager

Brewster Partners Recruitment Group
Doncaster, UK
09 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

The business is a well-established manufacturing & distribution business based in Doncaster who have a turnover of around £30m. There are over 200 employees on site in Doncaster and they are a well-regarded business within the region. I am working on an exclusive basis with my client who have an immediate requirement for an accountant to join their senior leadership team as Finance Manager.

The Role:

This business has a parent business who the successful accountant will have regular contact with and have the support of the finance team within the Group. This role will report both into the finance within Group and the MD on site.

The finance manager will be responsible for producing all the financial reporting up into the parent company.

The finance manager will work extremely closely with MD on site and be pivotal in the success of the business going forward. They will form part of the senior leadership team on site. The business is looking for a strong accountant who can help improve current systems and processes and has a proven ability to influence key internal stakeholders within the business.

This role will have full responsibility for the following remit:
  • Ownership & remodel of monthly reporting packs to Senior leadership team
  • Regular branch visits
  • Oversee month end reporting
  • Preparation of month end accounts
  • Identifying and recommending potential operational efficiencies and improvements to working practices and procedures.
  • Design and implement robust and meaningful analysis / commercial commentary of month end reporting
  • Be responsible for and ensure accuracy of stock valuations - design and implement methodology to track variances
  • Implement variance analysis processes to identify discrepancies with analysis and reporting
  • Monthly variance analysis against forecast and prior periods
  • Undertake investigation of variances to identify areas of concern with appropriate reporting and commentary
  • Identify and agree internal benchmarks and undertake trend analysis of financial performance
  • Establish and coordinate / manage year end and interim audits with external auditors
  • Act as the point of contact for all audit related issues & with HMRC
  • Design and implement regular reporting of subsidiary performance in conjunction with stakeholder and business requirements
  • To undertake any ad hoc finance work as necessary
  • Design and deliver in a timely manner ad hoc reports
  • Drive continuous improvement across system and all departmental processes
  • Other responsibilities regularly assigned to this role will include general and credit insurance, Pension administration and General Company secretarial administration.

The Person:
  • Fully Qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified or Qualified by experience
  • There is a preference for candidates from a manufacturing/engineering/FMCG background
  • Candidates must be able to use Excel to a high standard
  • A driven, proactive and reliable accountant who is a team player
  • Experience of designing & building financial reports
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes

Brewster Partners Recruitment Group focuses on the recruitment of talent in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of recruitment and talent identification we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at more information on Jobs or Recruitment.

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