Finance Manager

Recruiter
Adjacency Recruitment
Location
Gloucester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1222755512
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The role of the Finance Manager is to support the General Manager and Group Finance Director to achieve the objectives by managing a professional finance team that will be responsible for all aspects of financial support both operationally and strategically.

The role includes providing accurate up-to-date financial information in a timely manner, Managing the Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Payroll and Cashflow. This role is vital to my clients' vision for excellence, ensuring the quality of service, product and supply chain delivery.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
  • A critical member of the management team, building solid working relationships and a cohesive team.
  • All aspects of management responsibility for the Finance Team.
  • Working with the Group Finance Director and General Manager to produce accurate and up-to-date Financial Data to deadlines in accordance with the business review schedule.
  • Ensuring compliance integrity for company policies/procedures associated with the purchasing of items/services including Purchase Requisitions, Expenses, and Petty cash.
  • Set Annual Budget.
  • Review monthly P&Ls to Budget with monthly meetings with Budget Holders.
  • Reconciling bank account at least on a monthly basis, working with Finance Director on group cashflow.
  • Manage purchase ledger, paying suppliers as per agreed credit terms.
  • Manage Sales Ledger, Credit Control, flagging any serious credit control issues to appropriate people.
  • Manage Payroll.
  • Working with Finance Director to fulfill all regulatory requirements
  • Prepare, Assist and be involved in the Annual Accounting Audit.
  • Audit and be involved in the Stock System.
  • Maintain/create a computerised Fixed Asset System which is up-to-date at all times.
  • Controlling and reviewing authorised Capital Expenditure projects, highlighting adherence to budget performance to General Manager and sHSE / Facility Manager.
  • Work closely with Logistics and Direct purchasing officer and Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager making sure expenditure fits within budgets.
  • Lead cross-functional team to define a system to manage new stock/inventory with key project holders
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the line manager or as per the requirements of the business

Requirements:
  • Demonstrated management and leadership attributes.
  • Ability to manage a complex workload and conflicting priorities.
  • A customer-focused attitude, with a positive "can-do" attitude in communication with external suppliers and internal customers.
  • Ability to manage time to prioritise delivery and supplier deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
  • Strong IT and Literacy Skills.
  • Advanced numeracy skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a senior team.
  • Strong ethical approach and concern to do the "right thing" in all aspects of financial governance.
  • Ability to exercise commercial aptitude and customer awareness.
  • Personal ownership and responsibility for being professional, punctual, consistent and reliable

Knowledge and Experience
  • CIMA qualified.
  • Established knowledge within a finance environment.
  • Knowledge of a manufacturing/production environment.
  • Up-to-date Knowledge of relevant Accountancy requirements.
  • Solid understanding of the engineering sector.
  • Ability to take direction, learn and apply knowledge in a changing operating environment.
  • Previous experience working in SME Environment.
  • Heading a Finance team of a minimum of 3 employees.
  • Working to Strict Deadlines.
  • Accounting Software, Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Credit Control, payroll, Cash Flow Management.

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