Finance Manager

Posted 4 April by Paul Mitchell Associates
10520 - Finance Manager Job Spec
Location: Kettering

Our Client, an established company based in Kettering, are seeking to recruit a Finance Manager to join their Operations Finance team on a full-time permanent basis. The role is a new position that has come about through a recent round of investment & process improvement.

The role is responsible for the full capital process of the company, from initial Capital Request through to completion; including monitoring of project spend (approx. £20m annually), capitalisation and disposal of assets. Key to the role will be the management of the Fixed Asset registers under IFRS, US GAAP and SOX compliance requirements.

*Embed the recently issued Capital Policy into the business and suggest enhancements to deliver best practice,
*Own External Reporting on the Fixed Asset Register / Capital Sections of Statutory Accounts, Tax Returns and US Parent Company Reporting Requirements,
*Ensure that the team deliver in an effective and timely manner all transactional processing and external reporting,
*Build effective relationships with the key stakeholders in the Capital / Procurement / IT teams to ensure that efficiency and control benefits are realised and that SOX / AX processes are enhanced,
*Challenge Capital Requests to ensure in line with policy and appropriate Capital vs. Revenue classification is maintained,
*Ensure that essential spend is prioritised in line with budget constraints,
*Ensure that the team delivers in line with the business planning cycle with relevant actual and forecast data.

Key Stakeholders: Operations Finance Team, Capital Team, Procurement, IT

Reporting to: Senior Operations Finance Manager

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
*FMCG, retail, wholesale or food manufacturing background,
*Solid business partnering experience,
*Understanding of requirements of a US-listed business (SOX experience preferred),
*Exposure to Microsoft Dynamics AX2012R3 or similar ERP systems,
*Strong academic background / CIMA, ACCA or ACA.

Person Specification
*Flexibility to work in a changing environment,
*Strong relationship building skills and the ability to communicate at all levels,
*Advanced Excel and analytical skills,
*Positive, agile, driven to succeed and "make things happen."

*Salary: negotiable (circa £45k-£55k per annum, subject to experience)
*Hours: full-time 35hrs Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm (1hr lunch)
*Bonus: circa 10% per annum
*Holiday: 33 days (25 + STAT)
*Pension: 1:2 employee/employer ratio, (min. 2% employee, up to 12% employer)
*Private medical cover (employee + one additional)
*Company car OR car allowance + on-site parking

Required skills

  • Capital
  • Finance
  • Manager

Application questions

Do you have a FMCG, retail, wholesale or food manufacturing background in financial accounting?
Do you possess solid business partnering experience?
Are you ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified?
Do you have advanced Excel and analytical skills?

Reference: 34828657

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