Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 03/04/2020
Reference: 14087839/001_1583862911
Contact Name: William Jermyn
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2020 17:55

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a qualified accountant to join a growing business in Plymouth as a Finance Manager

Client Details

Michael Page are pleased to be working with a manufacturing and production client in Plymouth to recruit a Finance Manager into their business.


  • Rolling out a UK wide time costing system to help the business better understand staff utilisation and profit by project
  • Become an integral part of the growth strategy by assisting in pricing of key contracts to give a competitive advantage in an ever-changing environment as well as assisting on the commercial framework.
  • Produce meaningful and accurate financial reports to show business performance in order to explain variances from budget and prior month forecasts.
  • Business partnering with directors and their consulting teams providing relevant and insightful support and analysis to persuade and improve performance.
  • Continually seek out process improvements with regards to systems, tools and processes


  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Experience in business partnering
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and proactively to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Proactively challenge and mentor site operational teams
  • Knowledge and understanding of KPI's with understanding of financial management / performance
  • Ability to work to deadlines, paying attention to detail whilst prioritising workload
  • Must pay strong attention to detail in all aspects of their work.
  • Will be flexible and self-motivated with the ability to work on their own initiative.

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits.