Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nantwich, Cheshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Reference: 3547928_1552380182
Contact Name: Natalia Osica
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2019 08:43

Job Description

Finance Manager Nantwich £40,000- £45,000

Your new company
Fantastic opportunity at established company in Nantwich for a qualified accountant. You will provide leadership and direction for the finance team ensuring accuracy of reporting and integrity of financial records.

Your new role
As a Finance Manager you will be managing a team of 3 direct reports and be responsible for following duties

Month End and Reporting Duties

  • Completion, consolidation and overview and management of Month-End process to deadlines
  • Review and analyse and P&L performance, Balance Sheet and KPI's
  • Variance analysis and commentary
  • Management and review of Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Responsible for the accuracy of the financial accounting and implementing technical or regulatory updates

Group Reporting

  • Provide data and analysis to Group to agreed deadlines
  • Prepare and review Group Reporting and Board Pack

Year End

  • Lead the year- end audit, fulfilling all auditor information requests with no significant management points
  • Management and preparation of the Statutory Accounts
  • Year-end close down of nominal ledger in Codas and Cognos including P13 adjustments


  • Management of Year-End process to agreed deadlines
  • Completion, consolidation and overview of all reporting entities
  • Liaise with the Auditors
  • Preparation of Statutory Accounts

Operational Support

  • Liaising with depots on stock, sales and other accounting queries
  • Business reviews with depot managers

VAT & Tax

  • Monthly VAT return calculation, posting and submission to Group
  • Tax Packs on monthly basis
  • Weekly review of compliance on non-standard VAT sales
  • Review and monitor VAT & PAYE regulations and updates

Financial & Performance

  • Assist in the achievement cash flow by managing efficiencies.
  • Ensure a consistent approach is provided across all areas of the business to deliver and measure performance.

Continuous Improvements

  • Continually striving for new methods of working to ensure operational excellence and customer support.
  • Processes and documentation
  • Initiator of Change

What you'll need to succeed

  • Qualified Accountant either CIMA, ACCA or ACA
  • High degree of personal motivation and a determination to succeed.
  • High level of Attention to Detail
  • Strong team player
    • Excellent IT skills (VLOOKUP & pivot tables) and the ability to learn.
    • Analytical expertise in understanding complex issues and problem solving.
    • Flexibility and willingness to go the extra mile
    • Adaptability to changing priorities
    • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal.
    • Confident and approachable
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Time management skills
      • Ability to think ahead and anticipate needs before they arise
      • Ability to prioritise and schedule workload
      • Statutory Accounting experience.

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