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Finance Manager

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  • Location: Harrogate
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Free Parking + Hybrid Working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 months ago

Hugely successful business based in Harrogate currently require a Finance Manager to join their team. This is a very inspiring and ambitious organisation that are wanting like minded individuals to join their business to play an integral part in their success.

The role is for a Finance Manager - offering an excellent all round finance opportunity, with varied responsibility. They will provide huge scope for progression both parallel and vertical opportunities that will open up during your time in this business.

Reporting Directly into the Finance Director you will be responsible for:

* Ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the accounting function so that ledgers are up to date and regularly reconciled.
* Developing and producing insightful management reporting, including monthly management accounts with variance analysis.
* Develop, implement, and monitor finance processes, systems and controls over expenditure, reporting, budgeting, and cash management.
* Ensuring adherence to accounting standards and statutory reporting requirements.
* Managing the annual external audit.
* Ensure that VAT regulations are adhered to, and that monthly return submission and payment deadlines are met.
* Proactively develop an understanding of the requirements of the business, by developing strong working relationships with colleagues, and strive to meet these requirements. Aim to integrate the finance function into the business.
* Work closely with the Commercial team to ensure that communication and information flow between the Commercial and Finance Departments (and vice versa) is regular, meaningful, and focused on business improvement.
* Develop robust, high quality cash flow and P&L forecasting models and processes for timely forecast updates.
* Improve short-term cash flow forecasting and monitoring.
* Provide ad-hoc analysis to Management to inform decision making.
* Coach and mentor direct reports to maximise their potential and maintain their commitment and motivation.
* Lead and promote the correct behaviours towards Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in the workplace, treating all stakeholders with dignity and respect.
* Undertake performance reviews for direct reports.
* Participate in the development of training plans for direct reports as appropriate.
* Ensure compliance and adherence with all Company policies, procedures, processes, and tools applicable to the role.

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the below experience:

* ACCA/CIMA/AAT qualified with previous strong experiences within the finance function.
* Strong Excel skills
* Ability to adapt and pick up projects on an ad hoc basis.

This is a huge opportunity ideally for anyone looking to take their next step in their career and join a supporting business to accelerate their career in the direction of Financial Controller.


Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website www.sharpconsultancy.com for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.