Our client is looking for a qualified finance manager to join their innovative and dedicated team. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved with the strategy and efficiency of the business to continue to drive it forwards. You will manage a team of 3 and report directly to the MD & CEO. This role could be a step up from financial controller level or similar.
Working closely on collaboration with the MD to oversee the implementation of effective financial and accounting policies and procedures
Assist in the preparation of budgets/forecast reporting and to run the financial accounting system to monitor and control expenditure
Overall management and supervision of the finance function – Managing a team of 3.
MRP System reporting
Provide regular weekly/monthly financial reports to the Managing Director.
Prepare detailed management accounts for the use of the M.D. and other senior management staff, providing them with the financial information necessary to enable them to manage operations effectively
Financial Systems and Internal Controls
Maintain a set of complete and accurate financial records, including all relevant supporting documentation
Ensure that proper and effective checks and balances of company finances are carried out.
Ensure that there are adequate controls over credit, cash and bank holdings
Ensure that there is a complete record of capital assets
Statutory Accounting and Audit
Working with external auditors to ensure the preparation, approval and filing of the annual statutory accounts in accordance with legal requirements.
Providing information and explanations as required to (internal and) external auditors in the carrying out of their duties
Direct involvement in the planning and supervision of internal divisional stock takes.
Control of all foreign exchange transactions.
Ensuring that staff within the finance function have adequate skills to enable them to perform their duties effectively
Integration of Company Secretary functions and control of Pension scheme administration in due course
Control of all insurance, licensing and patent renewals
Obtaining legal advice/specific financial related advice from third parties where required.
Take full financial control of all Company investments or acquisitions from start to finish including:-
Ensure all deadlines are met
Produce clear and meaningful analysis on an agreed regular basis to the MD
Performing other duties as assigned by the Managing Director
Previous experience working as a Finance Manager/Financial Controller within an engineering/manufacturing environment is essential for this role.
Educated to degree level in a related subject such as Maths, Economics or Business Studies
Completed Accountancy qualification with ACCA, CIMA or ICAEW
Have a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience
Clear and confident communications skills
Have the ability to drive and grow with the business needs
Good communicative skills, conscientiousness, good work in time pressure)
Flexible/Good Communication skills/Strong Character/Reliable/Accurate/Pro-active/Enthusiastic/Ambitious/Trustworthy/Analytical mind/Desire to succeed