Finance Manager
Commerce & Industry
West Malling
£52,000 - £55,000

Finance Manager

Ref: 181| Posted: 2nd Jul 2021

Fantastic opportunity for a Finance Manager to join one of the leading businesses in their industry.  A highly respected global organisation that continues to go from strength to strength.  The Finance Manager will have responsibility for management accounting activities for international entities (EBITDA), cash flow, forecast against budget, 5 year plan, year-end.  Not only is the role comprehensive, there is lots of opportunity for career development owing to the growth plans in place.  Hybrid working offered, beautiful modern offices.

Detailed duties of the Finance Manager;

  • Prepare monthly flash results (EBITDA), monthly management accounts and KPI reports
  • Prepare monthly financial report to include:  Variance analysis (actual and estimated results), working capital, short-term cash flow forecasts, investing activities, financing activities, hedging activities, taxation matters, information technology, internal audit and internal controls, external audit, insurance
  • Month-end reconciliations, posting journals, accruals and prepayments
  • Budget preparation and 5 year plan in conjunction with Directors, managers and country finance managers
  • Co-ordinate year end process, preparing annual financial statements, year-end audit file and year-end pack delivered on time and inline with IFRS
  • Develop/update costing models to provide more meaningful information to operational management
  • Ownership and responsibility for the TB
  • Working capital management (debtors, creditors, inventory) and providing advice to operational management (timing, quantity, creditors’ terms) and on sales (pricing, terms, discounts, etc)
  • VAT, Company tax, tax schedules for tax packs
  • Weekly and quarterly phased cash flow forecast
  • Reviewing covenants compliance, risk management
  • Liaise with financing institutions regarding funding for capex and make recommendations on best funding option
  • Manage relationships with external stakeholders in relation to audit, tax, capex
  • Managing a team of 1
  • Implementing internal and audit recommendations
  • Identify weakness in controls and implement corrective measures
  • Contribute to developments of ERP systems and effective processes

In order to apply, we are looking for the Finance Manager to be;

  • Formally qualified with ACCA/ACA/CIMA – unfortunately QBEs or studiers will not be considered
  • Relevant experience gained within an international business that are manufacturing, FMCG, product based
  • Confidence to self manage the delivery accurate and timely monthly reporting and year end
  • Able to work in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Strong Excel skills to manage the large volumes of data
  • Professional and well presented with the gravitas to work with a wide range of stakeholders across the business.

Excellent benefits include being part of a growing business what will offer career development, hybrid working, 25 days holiday, benefits plan, bonus, free parking, fantastic working environment.