Finance Manager

£45000 - £50000 per annum
25 Aug 2021
22 Sep 2021
Joe Develing
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager / Logistics firm / Manchester / £45,000-£50,000

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for an experience Accountant, with a CIMA or ACCA Qualification, and a history of working in the Logistics/ Freight industry. 

This role will be responsible for leading a well-established, and high performing finance team, report into the UK Operations function, and provide a pivotal role in the ongoing relationship with the oversees parent company.

This role is well suited for individuals looking for an operational, and business focused role whilst retaining the Finance Manager responsibilities. 

Key responsibilities:
  • Review and co-ordinate Management accounts, ensuring business transactions are conducted with the relevant accounting standards.
  • Preparing financial statements attributable to cost centres.
  • Preparation of Group Reporting on a bi-annual basis, providing key commentary across statutory and management results.
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual budgets and forecasts in line with overall business strategy.
  • Responsible for the management, and leadership of a small finance team.
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations, identifying risks and raising awareness monthly. 
  • Variance analysis of budget/ forecasts prior to official submission.
  • Provide a key stakeholder in both financial and business specific projects. 
Person specification:
  • ACCA/ CIMA Qualified with a minimum of 2 years Post Qualified experience.
  • Experience working in a freight/ logistics business. 
  • Excellent excel capability.
  • A strong analytical skillset with clear attention to detail.
  • Commercially astute, with experience working with none finance stakeholders.
  • Experience managing and developing a finance team.
  • Significant experience working in a Management Accounts and Accounts preparation role.