Finance Manager

Finance Manager


£46,000 - £50,000

Job Purpose

Our Client are looking for an experienced Finance Manager maintaining balance sheet, bank, debtors and creditors reconciliations and act as a support for key departmental roles.  Inventory control and business KPI variance analysis. Ensure compliance and integrity of financial data.


Support the Financial Controller with the following:

  • Preparing of periodic financial statements, including departmental analysis, forecasts, budgets, cash analysis, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Maintain & update Fixed Asset register.
  • Inventory reconciliations of Finished Goods & WIP Input of journals for both.
  • Standard cost reviews
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Providing a support service by working with all departments and the management team to help make financial decisions.  This will include preparation work on acquisition requests (Capex)
  • Ensuring spending is kept in line with the budget (monitoring)
  • Help provide advice on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions (OPEX/CAPEX)
  • Analysing actual financial performance and comparing this to medium and long-term business planning/forecasts
  • Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers
  • Liaising with other function managers to put the finances and accounts in context
  • Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed
  • Ensuring compliance with SOX (including Blackline monthly preparation of balance sheet reconciliations)
  • Assist other roles within the Finance department where necessary (specifically cover for Stock controller)
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual data VAT, Intrastat & National Statistics)
  • Prepare RIMI VAT return (US Machinery Division)
  • Responds to financial enquiries by gathering, analysing, summarising, and interpreting data
  • Work closely with AR to ensure debtors targets are achieved & AP to ensure creditor days are on target
  • Update all Prepayment & Accrual spreadsheets & input journals.
  • Upload monthly payroll file & any other payroll journals (ie Apprenticeship levy)
  • Input all Journals with the exception of Raw Material Stock
  • Various month end reports re Sales analysis, Engineering Systems costs, Waste, EHQ IT costs
  • Prepare monthly EHQ recharge spreadsheet
  • HFM upload/ GAAP journal posting & various other US reporting requirements as per the month end schedule
  • Monthly TM1 Fibre board input
  • Undertake monthly WIP count & assist with Reel count.
  • Involvement in all Year end stocktakes
  • Insurance contact re MIB database update & renewal/general enquires
  • Deferment account check to ensure we have all documentation to backup VAT return & liaise with agents for missing/incomplete documentation
  • Manage the staff who are under your supervision in accordance with the company policies and guidelines making use of Success factors.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Qualified CIMA/ACCA or similar (QBE Considered)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience at a Finance Manager level preferred
  • Previous management accounts experience
  • Excellent excel skills, Outlook & Word
  • In depth finance experience – ideally in Manufacturing or FMCG
  • High attention to detail
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of SOX  - extremely beneficial
  • Experience of working to tight reporting deadlines

If you have experience in the above please forward your CV 

Mpeople are a recruitment business acting on behalf of our clients, if you do not receive a response within 5 days please presume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion

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