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Finance Manager

  • Permanent/Full time
  • Manchester

Finance Manager


Location: Manchester/Remote


Job Description:


Our growing and reputable client is seeking a full-time, permanent Finance Manager to join their friendly team. The Finance Manager is a key management position with the UK business and has responsibility for the financial compliance including statutory reporting, tax compliance and internal audit, supporting the CFO.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Production of timely and accurate monthly management accounts, investigating variances between actual costs and budgets and providing commentary to the accounts accordingly.
  • The monitoring and controlling cash flow and update rolling cashflow forecasts
  • Managing P&L, reviewing and presenting to Managing Director
  • Balance sheet reconciliations, bank reconciliations
  • Issuing invoices for business services
  • Processing supplier payments and ensuring all queries are dealt with
  • Credit control and purchase ledger duties – managing aged debtors and chasing debt
  • Owning month end process including analysis, commentary, and reporting
  • Identifying opportunities for cost reduction and revenue optimisation
  • Management of the businesses financial accounting and reporting systems
  • Production of accurate financial reports
  • Running month end payroll
  • Calculation and submission of VAT return
  • Assisting the CFO with year-end statutory returns
  • Involvement with budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Balance sheet reconciliations


Essential Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ years relevant experience (QBE)
  • Highly competent, with solid commercial acumen
  • Dynamic, committed, and experienced
  • Highly skilled in Excel (vlookup, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Experience reconciling balance sheet accounts
  • Experience calculating and reporting VAT
  • Experience with CCH Tagetik, Oracle EPMS/HFM/Essbase desirable but not essential
  • Have a strong, all-round finance background and ideally worked within an SME environment
  • Have experience of managing and running payroll
  • Experience of owning month end
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and able to successfully communicate with people at all levels, both financial and non-financial


Key Words: Finance Manager, Finance Professional, financial compliance


FS1 Recruitment is a UK-based recruitment agency providing solutions within the Sales, Marketing and Creative fields for permanent, freelance and contract positions please contact us to discuss one of our many positions.


Our sector experience includes working with a range of business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) companies within the Communications, Technology, Media,

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