Finance Manager

Location Luton
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 – £55,000
Contact name: Emma Smith
Job ref: BH-4
Qualifications: ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified

Finance Manager

My client is quickly becoming one of the UK’s most innovative companies and one of the UK’s largest privately owned electronics manufacturers who are looking for a Finance Manager with a ‘hands on’ approach with strong people skills to come in and manage a team of three direct reports.

The Role:

Reporting to and working closely with the CFO in order to deliver improvements in financial reporting, processes, procedures and policies. The role is based in Luton, supported with a hybrid working setup, typically 3 days office and 2 days WFH following successful completion of the standard 3-month probationary period.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Development of variance analysis reporting to help drive operational efficiency and company profitability – supplier price variances, actual v budgeted resource hours
  • Preparation of quarterly forecasts and annual budgets
  • Preparation and management of weekly cashflow forecast – taking ownership of the daily working capital management (Debtors and creditors management)
  • Preparation and submission of quarterly UK Vat returns
  • Preparation and submission of P11D forms
  • Completion of National Statistics
  • Manage, train, develop and carry-out monthly team meetings and individual quarterly and annual appraisals.
  • Improve, implement and maintain financial processes from a control, efficiency and consistency perspective.
  • Deal with the operational management in relation to quarterly and annual financial audits, liaising with our external auditors in order to ensure timely completion of our annual statutory financial accounts.
  • Monitoring, preparation and submission of R&D information to support annual R&D claim submitted by our external auditors.
  • Support the implementation of a new ERP system.
  • Provision of ad-hoc information as and when required by the CFO.

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