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Finance Manager

  • Location: Doncaster
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 26 days annual leave + BH, Hybrid working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Qualified Perm
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: TBC
  • Expiry Date: 01 October 2023
  • Job Ref: EMB39453_1693579088
Sharp Consultancy are delighted to be working with a public sector service in Doncaster in their recruitment for a Finance Manager, following an internal promotion. This organisation is at the foothold of improvement projects across the South Yorkshire region and have a big focus on learning and individual wellbeing.

This opportunity is ideal for an ACCA / CIMA / QBE qualified candidate with existing public sector knowledge who shares similar values to the organisation, and is looking to add value in their next position. The Finance Manager will work closely with a secondary Finance Manager and report into the Finance Director. This role will act as a direct support for the Finance Director whilst bringing strategic and transactional experience to the team. Previous experience of working as a Finance Manager is essential.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working within the public sector. Due to the vast number of ongoing projects within the organisation this role will also require sound business partnering and excellent communication skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking for a rewarding career in the public sector with amazing benefits.

Duties will include:
* Coordinate and lead the annual budget planning process including trend and budget analysis.
* Coordinate management reporting of all financial activities.
* Support the team to ensure that all transactions are correctly processed/recorded, through journal approval and reconciliation.
* Responsible for internal month end / management accounts process and production of monthly management accounts.
* Balance sheet reconciliations including maintenance and reconciliation of fixed asset register.
* Monitor and maintain financial controls to provide assurance to key stakeholders.
* Co-ordinate and deliver the annual statutory audit and produce end of year statutory accounts.
* Lead and develop the Finance Team based in Doncaster.
* Act as the primary representative for the Finance function in the absence of the Finance Director.
* Support budget holders to comply with the process to ensure best value in obtaining quotations and support the tendering process where needed.
* Lead and collaborate on the identification of procedural improvements with others as necessary.
* Develop and deliver training and support for budget holders.
* Recommend improvements to the organisation's financial performance and controls through a system of reviewing accounting procedures and processes.
* Production of documentary evidence and reconciliations for claim information.
* Ad-hoc duties to support the finance team and wider organisation

Person Specification:
* ACCA / CIMA qualified or Qualified by Experience
* Public Sector experience

For further information or a private and confidential conversation either for this specific opportunity or your personal job search please contact Emma Berry or Jack Curtis on 0114 261 1700.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, 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.

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 for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.