Finance Manager


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September 1, 2022
Job Type
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A group of businesses in the leisure/hospitality sector on the Fylde Coast are looking to appoint an experienced Finance Manager to take ownership of all financial activities for the Group. This is an autonomous and hands on position which offers excellent variation and the opportunity to improve existing processes and procedures.

With an approximate turnover currently at £1m, ambitious growth plans are in place and this role works closely with Directors, providing strategic support to contribute to ongoing growth

This is a full time role (35 hours per week) with flexible working arrangements. The successful candidate will receive a competitive starting salary which will depend upon experience.

Your New Role as Finance Manager:

As Finance Manager, you will report to the Directors in a standalone position covering all areas of finance. There is scope to grow the finance function by recruiting an Assistant once established in your new role. Specific duties will include:

• Producing monthly management information and providing analysis as required
• Preparation of year end and taxation reports, working closely with external accountants
• Monitoring of cash expenditure against budget
• Cash flow forecasting
• Quarterly VAT returns
• Daily cash reconciliations
• Preparing payroll information – payroll processing is currently outsourced
• Provision of ad hoc analysis and reports as required by Directors
• Provision of costings, analysis and projections relating to opening of new sites etc

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The successful candidate will be proven in a similar level finance capacity, ideally having knowledge of the leisure or hospitality industry and be flexible/open to change. Comfortable working using your own initiative, you will be used to working within a fast-paced environment where each day offers something different. Analytically minded, you will also demonstrate strong IT skills including Excel (pivot tables, VLookups).


To summarise, this opportunity offers a combination of hands on finance duties as well as having the opportunity to drive improvements, being a key player in the continued success and growth of the business.

This vacancy is being handled by Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. As market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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