A new vacancy has arisen for a Qualified Finance Manager with a highly respected retail company in Stockport. As the Finance Manager you will be confident in reviewing monthly management accounts including variances, commentary, analysis of accounts and reporting to a senior level. The role will include working closely with the FD and will be managing a small team in a busy environment. Above being a Finance Manager you will have a far more commercial input. You will be a key player in driving performance, minimising cost, maximising profit, analysing risk, analysing trends, and using your analysis of accounts to contribute to the business in a wider aspect. You will be in charge of the day to day running of a small finance department including the ledgers and the management accountants. Your role as a Finance Manager will consist of checking the management accounts including balance sheets, P&L, budgeting and forecasting, journals and compliance. The ideal Finance Manager will be expected to: Be confident in prepping and analysing the Management Accounts as aboveHave experience in a Senior Management positionBe confident enough to challenge managers and offer them an honest opinion drawn from the analysis of the accountsBe a driven person with a proactive approachHave experience managing diverse teams in a fast paced environment To be considered for this role you must be qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA. If this role is of interest then please do reply with your up to date CV and I will give you a call in due course to discuss your application.