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Finance Manager

Hays Senior Finance
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
GBP350.00 - GBP400.00 per day + Umbrella
Closing date
6 Jul 2023

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Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£300 - £450 per day
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

A key Finance Manager role for a market leading retail business in Manchester for six months.

Your new company
A market leading and growing retail business in Manchester.

Your new role
A key Finance Manager role, reporting to the Head of Finance and leading a team of five staff.
You will be responsible for the month end reporting process. The successful completion of group and statutory audits and will lead the team in the preparation of the statutory accounts.. Business partner to all overhead functions, taking responsibility for the delivery of accurate budgeting and forecasting, and ongoing cost control and governance. You will ensure robust controls and procedures are in place for all management accounts processes and system interfaces Ensure on time and accurate completion of balance sheet reconciliations. Consistently looking for ways to improve the financial control framework to manage risk and compliance. Identification and analysis of trends, risks, opportunities and sensitivities, making associated recommendations. You will identify training and development needs of direct reports and work with them ensure these are met. Support and deputise for the Head of Finance where required. Implement and share best practice across the management accounts function and provide key support during implementation of system improvements.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a fully qualified accountant, with experience of both financial and management accounting in large and complex businesses. You will be confident in leading a small team of staff and enjoy improving systems and controls. You will have previous experience of large ERP systems and by highly IT literate. Able to start quickly, you will be happy to commit to six months.

What you'll get in return
A broad and rewarding role for a very successful business, within a high performing team. A generous daily rate and flexible working options, from office and home.

What you need to do now
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