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Finance Manager

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 3 x life cover + generous pension + more
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Qualified Perm
  • Contact Email: cv@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 14 July 2024
  • Job Ref: JCU40230_1718378850

We are delighted to announce we are working on one of South Yorkshire's hottest new Finance Manager roles at a successful Sheffield-based manufacturer. The business, a manufacturing SME, are at a pivotal point of growth and are looking for a talented Finance Manager to join their team, working closely with the Managing Director and Group Finance Director.

This is a newly created role that has been designed to operate on a stand-alone basis, allowing full autonomy over a complete finance function whilst collaborating with the wider management team.

Having a predominant focus on raw material and production costs, this role is an exciting opportunity for a candidate from a manufacturing background looking to take on a varied role in a growing business.

Offering an attractive package including a generous pension contribution and Christmas shutdown, this is a rare opportunity for candidates looking to grow alongside a business with a hands-on and varied role. Given the opportunity at hand, this role is highly likely to attract immediate interest - if this opportunity matches your skill base, please let me know.

Duties and responsibilities will include:
* Preparation of CAPEX investment appraisals
* Develop and implement financial processes and controls
* Conduct variance analysis against budgets and cost-reduction initiatives
* Collaborate on cost-driven improvement projects
* Implement costing methods and validate the cost of manufacturing processes
* Liaise with operations to audit inventory and WIP
* Continual development of existing ERP system
* Implementation of new financial reporting software
* Implement and develop FP&A software incorporating forecasting and scenario planning
* Review of post-capex investment implementation
* Monitor the cashflow of working capital
* Conduct financial scenario planning and modelling
* Oversee the monthly rolling forecasting and annual budgeting processes
* Maintain key relationships with suppliers and customers
* Prepare commercial bids
* Submitting UK Grant applications and claims

Person Specification:
* ACA / ACCA / CIMA or Qualified by Experience
* Previous experience of working within a manufacturing setting
* Previous experience of standard costing (desirable)

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 or 07496 364678.


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.