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Finance Manager

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Hybrid/Flexible Working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email: leeds_qualified@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 10 July 2024
  • Job Ref: DW41681/2_1718020821
Finance Manager opportunity to join a family-owned Engineering business based in Huddersfield. This role is reporting to the Finance Director, with responsibility for leading and developing a small finance team. This opportunity is perfect for a career-driven finance professional eager to lead the financial strategy and operations of a growing SME.

Key Responsibilities:

* Overall finance lead within the business, providing strategic financial direction.
* Oversee financial reporting processes, including budget and forecast analysis.
* Produce monthly management accounts.
* Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
* Implement cost control measures to enhance business performance and profitability.
* Handle month-end close, including posting journals, running system updates, and closing sales, purchase, and nominal ledgers.
* Produce budgets and annual forecasts.
* Manage daily and weekly cash flow.
* Complete quarterly VAT returns and conduct bank reconciliations.
* Implement best practices in financial management and reporting.
* Support and develop a small finance team.
* Foster a collaborative and high-performing team environment.

Person Specification:

* ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified or Finalist.
* Ability to communicate financial performance and insights to stakeholders, board members, and senior management.
* Previous experience in a managing small team.
* Experience of working in a busy SME environment.
* Strong IT and systems experience including intermediate to advanced Excel.

This role would be an ideal career move for either an experienced Finance Manager looking for a new challenge, or a Management Accountant looking for the next step in their career.




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.