Finance Manager

Posted 28 April 2023
Salary £55000 - £65000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameJoanna Engel

Job description

Our Client seeks a Finance Manager to join their business on a permanent basis. Reporting into the Head of Finance the Finance Manager would be a key member of the team, adding value and process improvement.

The Finance Manager role is newly created due to continuous growth and would suit a candidate who has excellent business partnering skills and keen develop skills on the commercial side.

Duties of the Finance Manager include:

  • Be a conduit between Finance and non-finance departments, to ensure that there is a communication flow where problems and enquires can be raised and resolved.
  • Deal with finance queries and follow through to resolution, ensuring all stakeholders are updated.
  • Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company.
  • Prioritize and plan workloads to ensure deadlines and objectives are met.
  • Build and drive forward effective relationships and networks inside and outside of the business.
  • Work closely with various departments to address finance requirements.
  • Prepare monthly variance analysis against budgets, investigate key variances with budget holders and agree actions to reduce unfavourable variances.
  • Management reporting
  • Excel reporting and finance analysis
  • Proactively collaborate with non-financial managers to help them 'own their numbers.'
  • Partner with relevant senior business leaders with the provision of high quality, timely and insightful information
  • Be an influential member of the organisation, developing strong links with managers across the business.
  • Manage the month end close.
  • Work closely with the Head of Finance to deliver process improvements and efficiencies within the department.
  • Work with external accountants for the preparation of year-end financial statements and state/federal tax returns.
  • Continually look to improve finance processes.
  • Assist with ad-hoc requests.

Requirements of the Finance Manager include:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Confidence collaborating with colleagues and suppliers essential.
  • Relationship & people management ability, networking & creative problem solving.
  • Professionalism and integrity are essential.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Advanced/Intermediate Excel skills
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Proven ability of working to a high standard while multi-tasking.
  • Attention to detail, with an ability to spot numerical errors.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • procedures.