Finance Manager Dynamics NAV
The clientOur client manufactures bag filling machinery to serve the food, chemicals, waste water, aggregate, cement and plastics industries world-wide. In existence for over 35 years their capabilities encompass the engineering of integrated materials handling, conveying and packing and palletizing installations including PLC control and plant integration. With turnover in the region of GBP2.5m and 20 employees, they seek a replacement Finance Manager with practical hands on manufacturing/costing and MS Dynamics NAV experience. An outgoing personality with interest beyond finance and the numbers is a key requirement.The roleThe Finance Manager position reports to the Finance Director (FD), is part of the leadership team based in Crowborough and is accountable for the proactive, hands on and engaging business partnering, accounting and leadership of the Finance Department including management of one accounting staff member.Technical attributes, experience and accountabilities required include:*Fully or substantially qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA (preferably CIMA) with several years' successful experience within the manufacturing sector.*Day to day detailed hands on experience using Microsoft (MS) Dynamics NAV or other very similar software (EG: MS GP or MS AX or SAP B1).*Detailed understanding of stock costing & accounting for manufacturing stocks & work in progress including costing methods, percentage of complete & revenue recognition.*Technically current in UK GAAP with a solid understanding of all accounting areas including GL/AP/AR with new customer vetting & Credit Control/ manufacturing stocks & WIP, Fixed Assets & Depreciation, Bank including foreign exchange & letters of credit, VAT & Corporation Taxes, Payroll preparation (SAGE) & related costs, all accruals/prepayments/provisions & working capital management.*Strong systems, management accounting & business analysis experience & understanding - comfortable exporting/linking financial & business data from MS Dynamics NAV to Excel &/or reporting directly from MS Dynamics NAV to proactively generate insightful business information such as periodic management accounts, metrics & KPI's with detailed variance explanations, suggestions for improvements & corrective actions.*Excellent Excel skills - preferably advanced level including Macros/V Lookups/Pivot Tables/Conditional Formatting.*Ownership, leading, planning & completion of Budget & Forecasting processes in close liaison with the MD & FD (P&L, Balance Sheet, including Headcount & CAPEX, Weekly Cash Flow) & regular Forecast updates.*Establishing & maintaining a strong internal control & reconciliation/analysis environment subject to audit*Ad hoc project/other experience ~ EG: continued MS Dynamics NAV systems implementations, new business appraisal, Pension Fund transactions & accounts, tendersYou will be the type of person who is genuinely interested in the wider business - not just Finance/Accounting. You'll be comfortable to proactively engage with all parts of the business - Directors, manufacturing, sales, customers, suppliers, bankers etc.Systematic and methodical, you will proactively complete tasks to a time line and update management without the need for frequent supervision, follow up or review.With a positive "can do attitude" & personality, the ideal candidate will have excellent 360 communication, time management and planning skills. You will be able to demonstrate actively promoting new best in class processes in a professional andconstructive way.My client is looking to fill this position ASAP, so if you feel you have the relevant skills for this role, please send your CV to Stephanie at , or call . Nigel Frank International is the global leading Microsoft Dynamics Recruitment firm, providing the most Dynamics/Dynamics NAV opportunities within the global market. Dealing with both Microsoft Gold Partners and End Users, our specific Microsoft Dynamics NAV team specialise in the highest amount of exclusive live roles within the UK market, enabling us to match your requirements with a broad range of exciting opportunities. Our client relationships have been built up through our extensive knowledge and experience within the industry, with clients using our service time and again for the best experience within the Dynamics NAV market.