Company details and job overview:
Kenton Black Finance have partnered with one of the UK’s most established care providers who have growing in the last years to become one of the largest in the UK. With a focus on delivering high quality service to clients across the UK they are firmly established at the heart of the East Lancashire economy, developing talent and providing employees with the opportunity to grow and develop through internal training and development programmes. Based in East Lancashire they maintain a strong heritage, highly skilled workforce, and operate from state of the art facilities. As the client base grows and the reputation continues to thrive the business are seeking a dynamic Management Accountant to support further growth as part of the commercial accounting function.
Your new role as Management Accountant/FBP:
As Management Accountant and FBP you shall work closely with the operational departments across several entities which will be under your personal remit. Managing the monthly accounting duties you shall also support the operational teams and business partner on a monthly basis in a 1-2-1 basis. Providing accurate and effective reporting you shall aid the decision making process and maintain close links across all levels in a role to add commercial value. As Management accountant you will take care of the monthly routine, supporting financial analysis and also work closely with the Financial Controller to monitor cash-flow. As the finance lead to your divisions you will manage the separate divisional budget setting process and work closely with stakeholders to track this through KPI’s. As a Business Partner for the organisation you shall lead from the front to manage and develop the finance function, as well as the quality of financial data produced. Reporting directly to the Financial Controller you shall be a pivotal member of the finance team. Contributing towards strategic development and the operational management across all areas of the organisation, you shall play a critical role in helping build financial understanding across the business through effective business partnering, developing positive working relationships in many areas. With responsibility for the production of detailed accounting and supporting analysis you shall work closely with other FBP and Management accountants who take responsibility for financial transaction processing (sales ledger, purchase ledger and payroll). A rounded and rewarding position you shall work closely with stakeholders to ensure budgets and forecasted numbers remain a focus.
A truly rounded and diverse role in a rewarding and highly astute business, this position will suit a commercially mined finance professional who is looking to add value whilst remaining hands-on in the numbers.
Experience & Qualifications Required to apply:
To be considered you shall have a proven track record of adding value in a commercial role. You shall hold a professional qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA/CTA) and have a commercial mind-set with strategic awareness. Hands-on and technically strong you shall have experience of maintaining tight financial controls whilst developing and improving process and financial data. This role is both business partnering and core finance, you shall be able to manage workload and have effective methods to communicate financial date to non-financial stakeholders across all levels of an organisation.
Salary and reward on offer:
This is a diverse and exciting proposition to someone wanting to add value and be part of a senior management team. You will receive a competitive salary and holiday entitlement and gain the opportunity for growth and progression in your role as the business continues to expand. A full time position you shall be exposed to the business planning process and be supported by a strong senior leadership team who can offer the development and sector expertise to assist your future as a leader in finance.
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.