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Group Finance Manager

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Health Care, Other
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

Global manufacturing group based in Leeds require a CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified Financial Controller/Finance Manager to oversee the day to day running of their group accounts function. Reporting directly to the Group Finance Director and playing a key role across the whole group you will be integral as the organisation looks to take the next step in their ambitious expansion plans.

Initial duties will include:
*Managing, coaching, and developing a team consisting of management accounts, credit control and purchase ledger.
*Work with the Finance Director to plan and deliver the annual budget to agreed timeframes.
*Overseeing the monthly Management Accounts ensuring Balance Sheet reconciliations are completed and reviewed at each month end
*Analyse, improve, and develop KPI reports to improve the commercial value of the Monthly Management Accounts pack
*Ensure delivery of budget performance by driving improvements in finance team processes, controls, and reporting
*Improve financial awareness throughout the business, liaising with senior stake holders across operations, sales, marketing, and distribution.
*Maintenance of quarterly cash forecasting
*Manage the month end reconciliation and submission of the Invoice Discounting facility
*Develop and implement weekly mass balance reporting ensuring the accuracy of stock reporting and valuations.
*Working capital management including improving cash collection and invoice process
*Ensure compliance with HMRC VAT, Corporation Tax and PAYE returns
*Evaluate current systems potentially project managing system upgrades and improvements if required.

Ideally you will be able to demonstrate the following experience:
*CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified
*Previous experience within group functions would be advantageous although not essential.
*Managing/mentoring finance teams/individuals in current or previous roles.
*Experience within manufacturing, food, engineering, retail or other similar industries.

The role would be ideal for either a senior management accountant/finance manager looking to make that next step in their career or an experienced Financial Controller that enjoys a fast-paced group function environment.

Excellent all-round package and the opportunity to join a business at a very exciting point in their development make this an ideal position for any career minded CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified Senior Management Accountant/Finance Manager/Financial Controller looking for their next challenge.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 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.

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.