Finance Manager – Transactions


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May 25, 2023
Job Type
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Darren Cadman
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Company details and job overview:

Located on the outskirts of Blackburn, this dynamic UK based business who operate in the manufacturing and retail space have seen exponential growth in a niche and growing sector. With overseas territory, and a growing client base, they are seeking a strong team manager to join the finance function to oversee the day to day finance operation. A business who continue to thrive, they boast a raft of benefits and are seen as a local employer of choice.

Your role as Finance Manager - Transactions

This unique opportunity will support the FC to manage the day to day activity in finance. A hands-on role, you shall roll up your sleeves and manage the transactional teams. Overseeing PL, SL and Credit control, your role will be to steer the ship to ensure the timely production of monthly accounting requirements.

Main Role Duties:

• Day to day management of the Finance team (5 heads)
• Maintain and manage the ledger process for each trading companies including overseas subsidiaries.
• Maintain and manage creditors and debtors ledgers, ensuring they are maintained for all group trading companies, this includes month end reconciliation in a timely basis.
• Ensure month end procedures are completed in a timely manner, with the end goal to ensure accurate trial balances.
• Manage the bank and intercompany reconciliation process.
• Maintain the Purchase and Sales ledge, coding both nominal and cost codes.
• Stock reconciliations and journals completion.

• Responsible for the reporting of prepayments and accruals and other balance sheet reconciliations.
• Maintain and monitor daily sales report for accuracy
• Preparation of quarterly VAT reports for group trading companies
• Assist in the preparation of journals for the year end audit files.

This is a lead role to manage process and procedure whilst supporting the team to develop ways of working to streamline the accounting function. Taking the lead role, ensuring timely accounting, this is a dynamic role where no day will be the same, you shall be supported along the way by a talented finance lead in a position which shall play an important part of the continued success of the group.

Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:

To be considered for this role you shall have experience in a fast paced environment, in a similar role. With strong leadership skills, you shall have a strong understanding of PL, SL and Credit control, with the aptitude to lead teams in this area of finance. Hands-on and able to add value, this role will suit a strong transactional manager who has further skills to enhance a finance department.

Salary and reward on offer:

This is a diverse and exciting proposition to someone wanting to add value and be part of a growing, astute organisation. The business boast a number of benefits , you shall have the opportunity to be part of a supporting organization, who are seen as a responsible employer of choice across East Lancashire.

This Role Is Being Managed By Darren Cadman, 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. 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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