Uk Finance Manager

Robert Half
70000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000 - GBP70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
07 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

UK Finance Manager - Lydney

GBP55,000 - GBP70,000 plus excellent benefits

About Our Client

A global Manufacturing company who are market leaders in the area that they operate in. This role reports directly into the Finance Director and will cover 2 sites, each with a Financial Controller who will report into yourself. This role requires a very strong communicator, solid technical accounting skills and the ability to lead a growing Finance team from the front.

Role responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Management of the monthly accounts close process
  • Ensuring production of accurate financial and management reports to specific deadlines
  • Providing analysis and explanation for the company's performance and results
  • Supervision of the weekly forecasting process
  • Responsibility for the UK budgeting process
  • Overseeing quarterly and annual audits, liaising with auditors and other advisors
  • Review and approve UK statutory accounts and Tax returns
  • Ownership of departmental control and compliance work
  • Ensure the integrity of the balance sheet and identifying risks and opportunities
  • Ensure compliance according to legal requirements and company rules & regulations (including documentation for Sarbanes-Oxley Act purposes)
  • Leading the continuous improvement approach with UK Finance
  • Delivering profit and cash targets
  • Researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance
  • Involvement in ad-hoc projects to support and improve the business
  • Day to day management and supervision of the UK finance team (across two sites)
  • Supporting the Financial Controllers at both UK sites
  • Developing and qualifying the finance team to support the needs of the business
  • Providing analysis and explanation for the company's performance and results
  • Responsibility for the UK budgeting process

Person specification:
  • Accounting qualification - ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Minimum 3 years senior financial experience with line management responsibility
  • Sound analytical and proactive problem solving abilities
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge (UK GAAP, IFRS, US GAAP)
  • IT Literate (advanced Excel Skills, manufacturing systems experience)
  • Excellent team player with ability to lead, develop and motivate the finance team
  • A Manufacturing or Engineering background would be preferred but not essential

For the right person the client is offering a very competitive:

GBP55,000 - GBP70,000 plus excellent benefits

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.