Company details and job overview:
Kenton Black Finance have partnered with a privately owned manufacturing business in Lancaster who require a Finance Manager for 9-12 months to cover maternity leave. The business have won various awards, are highly regarded in their field and are expanding into new markets following a period of significant growth.
Your new role as Finance Manager:
Reporting to the Head of Finance, as Finance Manager you will oversee 2 Accounts Assistants and work in a hands on role which covers all month end responsibility; management accounts production; budget and forecast preparation; maintenance of the asset register, BOM, inventory and costing system; sales, costing and margin analysis and ad hoc project involvement.
The business currently use a bespoke accounting system, however a new ERP system will be implemented in the next 6 months so you will be heavily involved in this project.
Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:
Full CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualification is desirable although consideration will be given to applicants who are QBE, especially with knowledge of the manufacturing sector. Although you will receive support from the Head of Finance and a handover from the existing Finance Manager, you will have the proven ability to “hit the ground running” and quickly pick up bespoke systems and processes. Staff management experience is not essential as the Accounts Assistants are experienced and self-sufficient in their roles, but you will be comfortable in a business partnering role, working cross-functionally across all departments.
Salary and reward on offer:
An immediate start is available so please submit your CV without delay if you’d like to be considered. A competitive rate of pay will be offered and you will be entitled to all company benefits which include 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, flexibility around working hours and an early Friday finish.
Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.