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Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: contract
Location: Central Bedfordshire
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 15 Months
REF: CG1712FMI_1639756886
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Our client, a market leading employer of choice with a fantastic reputation for its supportive and fast-paced culture, is looking for a Finance Manager to join on a 15 month fixed term contract. Although interim initially, this is a constantly evolving business which means its highly likely there would be permanent opportunities that arise during this period.

This individual would be a key member of the accounting and control team which ensures the accurate and efficient accounting for the brands and leading the related financial processes.

Main duties:
* Leading and delivering consistent accounting processes across the UK
* Leading the month end close process and reporting cycle by engaging and partnering with the wider finance teams
* Directly reporting to the Financial Controller and be the key lead in making necessary accounting judgements through the accounting cycle
* Liaising with the auditors
* Cash flow management and inputs to cash flow forecasting
* Ownership of a range of balance sheet accounts and understanding risks and opportunities
* System utilisation and control
* Developing and coaching 4 direct reports

Key skills and experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Strong ERP systems skills
* Solid background in financial accounting, reporting and controls
* Excellent interpersonal skills including influencing at all levels
* Exposure to leading and mentoring others
* Confident and credible character
* Capable of working in a fast-paced, blue chip environment

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.