Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Halifax, West Yorkshire
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: 4001118_1623663875
Contact Name: Alexandra Elliott
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 14, 2021 10:44

Job Description

Finance Manager

Your new company

Our client is growing from strength to strength and as a result have created this new role to support the business at this time of growth.

Your new role

The role holder will be responsible for ensuring the production of monthly management accounts and periodic financial reports. Maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records is key, along with a comprehensive set of controls to enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards. A key aspect of this role is to ensure that there are effective, streamlined processes between each function, continual development of internal controls, identifying improvements and making efficiencies.


  • Preparation of monthly management accounts to agreed timescales, including balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Calculate and provide commentary on variances from the budget, reporting significant issues to management.
  • Maintain accruals and prepayments schedules.
  • Maintain and manage the Capex process.
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
  • Provide accurate and timely financial reporting (such as margin and departmental reporting).
  • Comply with reporting requirements for VAT.
  • Co-ordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting, i.e. National Statistic Returns.
  • Financial governance - to ensure the organisation's policies are current and are being adhered to.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Assist with the year-end audit.
  • Continuous support of Finance team members, processes and procedures.
  • Work closely with the Financial Director to ensure the financial systems are fit for purpose, sustainable and that users have correct access rights.
  • Any other ad-hoc tasks required by the Finance Director.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ ACCA)
  • Experienced in managing a team effectively
  • High proficiency in Excel
  • Must be a people person
  • Strong teamwork skills essential
  • Positive 'can do' attitude
  • An appetite to develop or change processes to improve efficiency
  • Commercially aware
  • Strong organisational skills with attention to detail and a methodical approach.

What you'll get in return

A competitive salary and excellent benefits

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