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Finance Manager

Published 30 March 2024
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Job Starts: 30th March 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Company Overview:

Join this dynamic manufacturing team on a 12 month FTC as a Finance Manager and play a pivotal role in their continued growth and success. This business is a forward-thinking company committed to delivering high-quality products and services to customers. As a Finance Manager, you will lead a small team of accounting professionals, driving financial excellence and contributing to strategic decision-making.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage and oversee the day-to-day operations and workflow of the finance department.
  • Lead and motivate a small team of accounts professionals, providing guidance and support.
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies.
  • Develop and implement robust financial controls and procedures to safeguard company assets.
  • Analyse financial data and provide insights to support business decision-making, working closely with senior management to optimise business performance.
  • Produce timely monthly management accounts and accompanying information.
  • Prepare budgets, forecasts, and financial reports to present to senior management.
  • Manage cash flow, conduct cost analysis and support cost reduction projects effectively.
  • Liaise with external auditors, tax advisors, and other stakeholders as required.
  • Drive process improvements and efficiencies within the finance function.
  • Support strategic initiatives and business growth objectives.

What You'll Need:

  • Proven experience in a finance management role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with relevant professional certification, or demonstrably qualified by experience.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills, with the ability to inspire and develop a team.
  • Solid understanding of financial principles, accounting standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proactive mindset with a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office.

If this sounds the perfect role for you - apply now!

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