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Finance Manager

Hays Senior Finance
Nelson, Lancashire, England
GBP50000.0 - GBP55000.0 per annum + £50,000 - £55,000
Closing date
11 Oct 2023

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Science and technology
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
This role will suit a high calibre Finance Manager with excellent technical skills and a strong desire to drive improvements in reporting, process and controls. A key objective will be to ensure that financial control is maintained with a key focus on cash management and cash forecasting. The Finance Manager will drive accurate and timely reporting, enabling decision support and accurate forecasting. You will be joining an industry-leading business, with scope for long-term career progression.

Your new role

  • Manage a small team to produce the monthly overhead management accounts, including detailed variance analysis to budget/forecast and managing key balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Develop and produce meaningful financial modelling and analysis, particularly focussing on cash management and forecasting.
  • Working with finance teams to ensure a complete and accurate P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash flow.
  • Manage the month end group submission and reconciliations via Cognos.
  • Partner business leaders in understanding and controlling their cost centres.
  • Support with the consolidated forecast and budget process.
  • Work with head of Transaction Services to report cash performance against a rolling cash forecast.
  • Support Finance Director in the production of monthly Board packs.
  • Lead annual external audit process and support on statutory accounts production.
  • Take ownership for all statutory requirements.
  • Ensure that financial controls and processes are in place & maintained.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with members of the Finance team across the group to ensure connected and efficient working as one team.
  • Work with group functions to manage tax and treasury requirements when necessary.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) with minimum 3 years post qualified experience
  • Reporting experience with the ability to instil robust controls.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • A technical grounding gained in practice or industry.
  • Strong technical accounting skills and audit mindset.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication skills – working with colleagues across the broader group.
  • Positive and determined attitude – you'll be someone who likes to take ownership.

What you'll get in return

  • 25 days holiday, rising 1 per year up 30 days
  • 3:2 Hybrid working pattern
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Pension – 3% employer 5% employee
  • Lots of learning and development opportunities
  • Company wellbeing team
  • On site parking

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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