Finance Manager FTC


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May 25, 2023
Job Type
£55000 - £70000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company details and job overview:

Based in East Manchester, on the outskirts of Rochdale, within easy commute from the M61 and M66, this business have seen exponential growth over a period of 10 years and set for further success in 2023. A business who pride themselves on a strong “team work” ethic, they are offering an interim opportunity which is likely to also become permanent longer term. The business continue to evolve in an ever changing sector where they operate. This initial 3 month FTC as Finance Manager/Controller will join a dynamic, driven senior leadership team. The business are experiencing high growth areas in expanding sectors, this is an exceptional opportunity for you to stamp your mark in a fast based organisation who are offering a pivotal role in a highly successful group of businesses.

Your new role as Finance Manager/Controller:

As Finance Manager and controller you shall take responsibility for a junior transactional team and the day to day management of the finance department. A newly established role, with hybrid working available, reporting to the Financial Director, this role will include an attractive package in a varied, interesting role. As a hands-on Finance Manager you shall look to manage the month-end routine and seek to partner across the organisation, with a dynamic group of leaders. Supporting the Finance Director and managing the function of 6 heads, you shall lead on year end accounting whilst developing the reporting for various areas of the organisation. Leading from the front shall also partner and provide stakeholder engagement, completing ad hoc projects in a varied and versatile role.

This is a rare opportunity to work in a group in high growth.

Main Role Duties:
• Production of multi-site monthly Management Accounts and associated financial reporting
• Balance Sheet Reconciliations and control accounting
• Consolidation of group management accounting at month/yr end
• Seeking to develop process and procedure across the finance function
• Support towards developing KPI management across the construction businesses, each of which operating in various sectors and with a variety of business offerings.
• Variance analysis across the business and over multi-sites
• Stakeholder engagement across the business
• Support to the annual budgets and forecasting process
• Staff development, mentoring and monitoring

A truly rounded and diverse role in a rewarding and highly astute business, this position will suit a commercially mined finance professional who is looking to add value whilst remaining hands-on in the numbers.

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:

You shall be a confident and commercially minded Finance Manager with a hands-on approach. With a proven track record of adding value and improving process, you shall also hold a recognised qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA/CTA) or be towards the final stages of your qualification, we will also consider QBE candidates with relevant role experience. You shall have had staff management/supervision experience with exposure to adding value. Having operated at this level you shall have skills in developing process and procedure and aligning finance departments to become an added value to the rest of a business.

Salary and reward on offer:

This position is a newly created role and offers the opportunity for you to stamp your mark in a successful, driven business. With a competitive salary and on-site parking, this role will suit a driven and progressive Candidate. A role where no day is the same you shall be rewarded in a role where your position can make a real difference across the group. Working alongside a set of dynamic, driven professionals your experience can remain a foundation to change the business and how finance operates.

This vacancy is being handled by Darren Cadman – Kenton Black 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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