Finance Manager

Chorley, UK
07 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An established yet rapidly growing business based in Chorley are currently looking to recruit for a Finance Manager on a permanent basis. As the Finance Manager you will be responsible for the timely production of financial management and statutory information, including forecasting. You will take a pro-active stance in identifying and addressing weaknesses in control, processes and participate in commercial activities such as customer/supplier negotiations and evaluation.

Your key responsibilities will include;

·Responsible for several divisions of the business and impending acquisitions

·To supervise a team of Management Accountants to complete the monthly management accounts preparation, within the month end timetable, providing training and guidance when required

·To complete the Finance Board pack including accurate and meaningful commentary to the Financial Controller and Finance Director within the month end timetable.

·To review all balance sheet reconciliations, including bank reconciliations for each of the Group Companies ensuring accuracy and the timely rectification of reconciling items

·To update profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts for the Group on a monthly basis

·Preparation of annual statutory accounts and tax calculations, within 35 working days of the year end

·Assisting the Financial Controller with the budgeting and re-forecasting process

·To hold regular 1:1's with your team and coach, train and mentor your team as and when required

·Completion of VAT returns for review by the Financial Controller within 20 working days of the quarter end and then submit, once approved by the due date

·Keep abreast of Accounting Standards and Tax legislation and update processes accordingly. Preparation of quarterly corporation tax calculations.

·Identify key business KPI's for inclusion within the Group Finance Pack.

·Assist in due diligence as and when required

·Integrate any acquisitions in line with the agreed integration plan

·To consistently asses the workload and skills of the team, identifying any issues to be raised with the Financial Controller

·Assist the Financial Controller in the recruitment and selection of members of the team

In order to be considered for the position you must be a CIMA/ACA/ACCA Qualified Accountant with a history of mentoring and developing teams. This is an exciting position and will suit a candidate with an energetic and driven approach to their work.

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