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Group Finance Manager, Blackburn

  • Salary: 40000-45000
  • Job Location:Blackburn
  • Job Position:Finance Manager
  • Job type:Full Time
  • Job id:AFR/SJS/11757
Job description:

This large manufacturing business is currently going through a period of exciting growth and change. A number of strategic acquisitions have strengthened its product range and created efficiencies that will enable the business to pursue further expansion. They have now decided to create a new role of Group Finance Manager to facilitate consistent reporting across all the sites and provide financial analysis and support to key internal and external stakeholders. This role requires a fully qualified accountant with experience of financial reporting and the ability to operate in a very dynamic environment. Duties will include:

  • Management of monthly financial reporting and preparation of the management accounts pack.
  • Liaising with each site to prepare and challenge forecasts
  • Supporting the Group FC and site Controllers with annual budget setting
  • Preparation of Financial Statements and key contact for year-end audit
  • Preparation of stakeholder information (shareholder reports, analysis for company’s bankers, covenant compliance etc.)
  • Collating financial information (KPI’s & Cashflows) for weekly management meetings
  • Providing financial support to site finance teams on technical matters
  • Identifying areas to improve efficiency in financial reporting

Initially this will be a stand-alone role although this may change as the business grows, the ideal candidate must therefore be able to work on their own initiative as well as being part of a finance team able to meet deadlines and respond promptly to the needs of the business. My client is ideally looking for someone with a background in practice or a financial accountant, reporting type role who is looking for a new challenge. The business is anticipating circa £150m t/o this financial year, they are cash generative and you will be working with a high calibre finance team so this is an excellent opportunity to enhance your career and professional experience with a reputable business.

Please apply now to be considered for this Group Finance Manager position in Blackburn.

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