Finance Manager/Head of Finance


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June 9, 2022
Job Type
£40000 - £48000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Rachel Holland
Contact Email


Company Details and Job Overview:

An experienced Finance Manager/Head of Finance is required to join a privately owned manufacturing and e-commerce business in Kendal. With a current turnover in the region of £10m, the business is growing rapidly and is regarded as a market leader in their area of operation.

Applications are welcome for individuals seeking either a full or part-time position.

Flexible working arrangements will be available, including hybrid working (2-3 days remote working) and significant flexibility around working hours.

Key Benefits/ Rewards on Offer:

A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate. Other benefits include 25 days annual leave entitlement (+ bank holidays); company pension; hybrid working and flexible working hours to suit the individual. Opportunities for career development will also be available as the business continues to expand.

Your New Role as Finance Manager/Head of Finance:

This is a number 1 finance position, leading all finance activities whilst being a key player in business strategy and growth initiatives. Reporting to the Directors of the business, you will oversee a small team of high calibre transitional accounts staff who are competent in their roles. Specific responsibilities will include:

• Monthly management accounts production including analysis and commentary
• Cash flow management
• Production of budgets and forecasts
• Leading the year end accounting process, being the primary point of contact for auditors
• VAT returns
• Reviewing existing processes and enhancing these where necessary
• Providing strategic support and business planning

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

The successful individual will be experienced in the above duties, ideally with knowledge of manufacturing accounting processes. You will be comfortable with high transaction volumes and be a competent Excel user (pivots and lookups). Knowledge of the Pegasus Opera system is highly advantageous and you will demonstrate strong communication skills with good business partnering ability.


This is an all-encompassing Finance Manager role which offers excellent variation and autonomy with opportunity to add value across many areas. My client promotes achieving a good work-life balance and offers flexible working to suit the individual. Please submit your CV for immediate consideration, interviews can take place imminently.

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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