Finance Manager


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February 28, 2023
Job Type
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
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Company Details and Job Overview:

A privately owned SME in Cumbria is looking to appoint a new Finance Manager which sits as number 1 in finance, reporting to the Directors. The business is experiencing steady growth and this role will be a key player in driving strategic direction whilst taking ownership of all financial activities for the business.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

• Competitive starting salary
• 25 days annual leave entitlement + bank holidays
• Hybrid working and flexible working arrangements to be discussed
• Company pension
• Career development opportunities in line with business growth

Your New Role as Finance Manager:

Working closely alongside the Managing Director, this role holds full responsibility for the finance function. Responsibilities will include:

• Overseeing the work of 1-2 Accounts Assistants
• Production of the monthly management accounts pack
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• Bank reconciliations
• Posting journals, accruals and prepayments
• Preparation of budgets and forecasts
• Preparation of VAT returns
• Reviewing and enhancing existing systems and processes
• Working closely with key internal stakeholders

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The successful individual will be experienced in the above duties, ideally with staff management experience. You will be comfortable with high transaction volumes and be a competent Excel user (pivot tables and Vlookups). You will demonstrate strong communication skills with good business partnering ability.

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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