Finance Manager


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November 1, 2023
Job Type
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company details and job overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a national group of companies based in East Lancashire, who have business interests in both the healthcare sector and property management. This organisation are in a period of high growth and have a successful track record spanning many years in the sectors they operate. There is a requirement to add additional talent into the team and the successful applicant will supervise and develop a small finance department. Reporting to the Group Head Of Finance they shall have responsibility for the daily running of the finance department and seek to enhance process and procedure whilst adding value across each of the business units.

Your new role as Finance Manager:

As Finance Manager you shall enjoy a varied role which offers many technical and commercial accounting duties. Working closely with the Head of Finance you shall enhance process and develop the team to establish timely and accurate monthly/yearly accounting. With the ability to formulate a strategic and long-term business plan you shall spearhead change whilst ensuring that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met.

Main Role Duties:
Manage and develop a small team in the finance function
Completion of detailed Management Accounts and associated reporting for each of the entities in the group
Production of financial planning, budgets, and forecasts.
Data analysis, providing insights and recommendations for strategic decision-making.
Financial reporting on performance, highlighting variances and identifying areas for improvement.
Prepare accurate income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow forecasting for the group.
Collaboration with external auditors
Cash flow management, ensuring funds are available for operational needs and investments.
Process and procedural enhancements to the financial systems and processes, ensuring continual efficiency and accuracy across the department
Ensure compliance across internal control policies and procedures.

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:

To be considered you shall be CIMA /ACCA/ ACA qualified with strong technical skills and a proven track record of adding value in a Finance Manager position. You shall have team supervision experience and be seeking a varied role which offers the opportunity to add value at a senior level. Technically strong you will be able to demonstrate strong Excel skills being competent in the use of VLOOKUP’s and pivot tables. With excellent attention to detail, a proven ability to work under pressure and with experience of working with extremely confidential and highly sensitive information, you shall be proficient at developing strong working relationships across an organisation

Salary and reward on offer:

This is a diverse role which provides excellent business visibility, giving the opportunity to gain a high profile within the business. You will receive a competitive salary and holiday entitlement and gain the opportunity for growth and progression in your role as the business continues to expand. A full time position you shall be exposed to the business planning process and be supported by a strong senior leadership team who can offer the development and sector expertise to assist your future as a leader in finance.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker 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. 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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